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Forum topic by Vince posted 04-19-2011 05:59 AM 1972 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-19-2011 05:59 AM

Topic tags/keywords: jig lathe turning

Jet tools had a 15% off sale last month so I ordered a 20 extension for my lathe. It will give me a little more room for making canes or walking sticks.
I also made a drilling jig for my lathe for a project I’m getting ready to do.
I guess I could have bought the Oneway Drill Wizard but I’m not sure how much I would be using it to justify the cost, so I went the cheap route and made my own.

-- Vince

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#1 posted 04-19-2011 06:21 AM

walking sticks for 9 feet tall people???!!! I have serious envy here

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#2 posted 04-19-2011 01:56 PM

That is a nice lathe you have with the electronic speed control. I wish I had that on my big Craftsman. The extension fits nice too. it looks like the long drill shaft is driven by a hand held drill motor. Is that right? I am making a new frame for my lathe and was thinking of a drill setup too but I don’t have a job for it yet.

You’ll appreciate your drill set up more than a One Way because you made it yourself.

Thanks for sharing!...........Jim

I just had a thought that putting a collar with a set screw in it on the outside of the shaft could be set to control the depth or your drilling rig!

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#3 posted 04-19-2011 03:11 PM

I envy you also. Congrats! Paul

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#4 posted 04-19-2011 03:21 PM

That’s right Jim, I just hook up my drill motor to it and it’s good to go. I got the drill shaft for Christmas and I thought i wouldn’t get much use out of it because it’s designed to attach to a hand held drill motor for hard to reach places.

-- Vince

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