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Topic tags/keywords: question bottlestoppers

Hi everyone,

I’m getting ready to to make some pour and bottlestop combos , but can’t find the right mandrel for to use on my lathe. Can someone help me ?

-- Brian


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#1 posted 1603 days ago

get some allthread the size of the bottle stopper thread, feed it through the headstock, and bolt it down on both sides of the headstock.

-- San Diego, CA

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#2 posted 1603 days ago

Thank you I will try that .

-- Brian

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#3 posted 1603 days ago

Here’s a cheap alternative

The right side of the picture got cropped a little. The threads are a little longer that shown. It’s just a machine bolt with the head cut off. A nut threaded on- tightly and a flat washer. Works great. I hold it on the lathe using a drill chuck fitted with a #2 Morris Taper adapter.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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