Lathe tool holder plans
Grinding lathe tools. tool grinding is part science and part art, but can be an enjoyable side activity to working with the lathe. my goal here is to teach beginners. Custom tool holder. my original 7×10 lathe came with a defective saddle – the v-groove on the bottom of the saddle was not square with the lathe ways.. This is an example of making a tool post on the lathe. a mill or milling attachment is not needed. it was used to make the t-nut as i wanted another..
This quick-to-make project slides between the rails in the lathe bed (known as the ways) and cradles turning tools within arm’s reach. when not in use, it hangs on. I made this little centering tool for the lathe a few years ago after seeing one on frank ford’s excellent website, and heeding his advice to not delay in making one.. Find great deals on ebay for lathe tool rest in lathes. shop with confidence..