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Lathe Beds

Most of the people who venture into woodturning are sooner rather than later faced with a confusing ......

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Headstocks

The headstock is the primary working element of the lathe. Put simply, it is a frame or casting whic......

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The Spindle

SpindleThe spindle (see picture 1) is perhaps one of the least understood parts of a lathe. It's......

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Hollow Spindles

Hollow, or through-bored spindles, have a number of advantages: 1 Easier ejection of Morse-taper t......

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Spindle Bearings Pt 2

Most modern machines use rolling bearings, which usually fall into two types - Taper Roller and Ball......

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Spindle Bearings Pt 1

Bearings allow one or more parts of a machine to move in a controlled way with least friction. On a ......

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The Fundamentals of Long-Hole Drilling

This factual series is for all skill levels, from beginners to the more advanced. To make things eas......

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The Fundamentals of Indexing

Let's turn our attention to indexing this month, otherwise known as 'dividing work'. In ......

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The Fundamentals of Custom Chucking

Many articles have been written on work holding but for this article, the aim is to link practical t......

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The Fundamentals of Holding Wood

Following on from the various work-mounting ideas put forward in the last issue, this month I am tak......

 

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