More ideas from Ox Tools videos, making tool bits easy to grab.
I have shelves between the lathe and mill that I store tools and materials on and it’s getting full, so I wanted a more convenient place to put my quick change tool posts. Tom had a nice he made from sheet metal framing for construction. As usual, I didn’t feel like making a store run so digging though the scrap heap (which really thinning anyway), I pulled out angle iron and 1/16″ sheet. Lots of drilling, tapping (1/4″x20), band sawing, grinding and banging on the vise to bend tabs I have a handy rack.
- Nipple spear take 2. Got smart and copied the commercial version. Learned a few things about work holding, the bulbous end fits both a collet and a center. On a manual lathe you flip it couple of times. Two tapers.Spoke spear - for digging nipples out of a puddle of linseed oil and putting them in a deep(ish) dish rim socket. Serrations really help retain the nipple. No idea of the angle, just stuck a shim under the front of the spinner and ground away.