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Craftsman/King Seeley 9x30 Lathe #4: Lathe tool holder and disc sander

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Blog entry by Rick M. posted 276 days ago 1542 reads 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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Please excuse the messy shop. I feel like I spend more time cleaning than woodworking and it’s still cluttered.

Disc sander attachment for lathe. 8” MDF disc, faceplate is holly, glued and screwed to disc, tapped to 3/4-16. Part of a holly branch which usually wouldn’t be useful but I drilled out the pith to prevent checking, it dried just fine.

Lathe tool holder from PVC pipe. I really like this.

Initially screwed directly to the wood stand, I quickly realized it needed spacers to let wood chips fall through.

Probably posted this before but it’s in the same album so why not. Tool holder for lathe bed, pvc & plywood.

Also replaced the plastic speed control knob with one made of walnut but I forgot to take a picture.

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#1 posted 274 days ago

Cool looking tool holder Rick. Good idea with letting the chips fall to the floor. I myself keep finding ways to improve working with the lathe.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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