Homemade Lathe Tool #3 x2

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Project by clieb91 posted 10-10-2013 07:34 PM 1323 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project can actually qualify as a Lathe and a General Shop tool I suppose. Each month the woodturning club that I joined does a Bring Back Raffle. Where someone brings in a project that is raffled off and the next month the winner has to bring in the next month’s raffle. Well last month I won a nice little bowl (see pic 5). As you may have noticed I do not do a lot of bowl turning. So I decided to try a new kit that might be helpful in the shop. This is a Artist Sketch Pencil (Also called a tool box pencil) from WC. I already had the wood on hand I can not for the life of me remember what it is. I added some burned marks to each of them and also 2 rare earth magnets so that if wished it can stay put on the lathe. The pencil in pic 3 will be taken to tonight’s meeting as the bring back.

Thanks for looking.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#1 posted 10-10-2013 07:39 PM

Nice. I like the idea of the magnets!

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#2 posted 10-10-2013 07:43 PM

Very hansy and a great project

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#3 posted 10-11-2013 12:11 AM

Nice looking and a great idea.

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