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Forum topic by CartersWhittling posted 06-13-2011 08:47 PM 1743 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-13-2011 08:47 PM

Topic tags/keywords: jig tip lathe turning traditional

Hello. I have just posted a video on youtube I made from a series of videos I recorded during the winter of me turning a Bishop on my spring pole lathe. It is designed after Roy Underhill’s lathe although I made a mandrill sort of jig to turn small objects. The rope spins the mandrill which turns a chuck which is inserted into the stock you want to turn. It is not a perfected design, just a quick jig I made so I could turn small objects. Here is the link to the youtube video.

Hope the video is useful to someone.

-- And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord... Colossians 3:23

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#1 posted 06-13-2011 09:32 PM

It’s a very nice lathe and a wonderful video. I love the rythem and the sound of the cutting stroke.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#2 posted 01-25-2012 06:21 PM

God job. I like it.

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