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We have the following fittings and accessories
We have the following fittings and accessories
Tool Rests - Short [[File:WL_Short Rest.jpg|thumb|left|top]] Long [[File:WL_Long Rest.jpg|thumb|none|top]] and Bowl Turning [[File:WL_Bowl Rest.jpg|thumb|right|top]]
Tool Rests - Short [[File:WL_Short Rest.jpg|100px|top]] Long [[File:WL_Long Rest.jpg|100px|top]] and Bowl Turning [[File:WL_Bowl Rest.jpg|100px|top]]

Revision as of 12:06, 29 October 2012

The Hackspace Wood Lathe - Stub Framework for wikipage development.

Now ready for use (subject to creating a working bay for it, and the wood mess it creates!)

The lathe on its Hackspace-built stand WL Lathe.jpg

Test Piece by Joe (link) WL Test Piece.jpg

The lathe is a (XXX), very similar to the CWL12D, so matching spaces and accessories are available locally from Machine Mart

We have the following fittings and accessories

Tool Rests - Short WL Short Rest.jpg Long WL Long Rest.jpg and Bowl Turning WL Bowl Rest.jpg

Chucks - Cup (Jam) Chuck (picture) Screw

WL Screw Chuck.jpg


WL Faceplate.jpg

and Four-jaw

WL 4Jaw.jpg

Read about chucks and their uses for different kinds of work at http://azwoodturners.org/chuck_type.pdf

There is and index lock which prevents the headstock spindle from turning, useful when changing chucks or special cutting - see the manual for details. Make sure that the spindle is free to turn before starting the motor! Free

WL Free.jpg


WL Locked.jpg