Home Made Tool Rest

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Blog entry by revieck posted 02-22-2010 04:55 AM 2201 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tool rest for my jet lathe made from scap iron.

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#1 posted 02-22-2010 05:34 AM

You have Jedi-like sanding skills….the force is strong in you…....nice work

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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#2 posted 02-22-2010 07:04 PM

If I could sand that fast I would have a lot more projects done with lightning fast speed.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#3 posted 02-23-2010 04:46 AM

I had to laugh when i saw you sanding. It reminded me of the old cartoons. No that is giving up my age.

-- Jim LaCourse

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#4 posted 03-13-2012 12:47 AM

Great job on the tool rest. I’m trying to find a S shape or otherwise bowl friendly tool rest for an old Sears lathe that requires a 7/8” diameter shaft. No luck – at least in my price range. I might just go talk to the guy who welded my jalopy trailer. I wonder if he’d do like you. Thanks for sharing!

-- "Take extra care not to lose what you feel" (Winwood/Capaldi/Wood)

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