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#1 posted 06-16-2012 01:19 AM

Yes bore from the tailstock. The rotation of the piece is the same as drill bits so you won’t be able to drill from the headstock unless your lathe can reverse. most lamp augers are ⅜ or 5/16. It depends on the size of the hole in the tailstock.

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