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Lathes, Tools and Supplies

Here is a selection products for lathe work.

And if you are interested in more lathe stuff I have opened up a whole new section of the website here: Lathe Projects

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Lathes:

Grizzly H2669 Hobby Lathe/Disc Sander -

Mount your electric drill in this Hobby Lathe/Disc Sander and you'll have the ability to turn small items, such as pens and then sand them to completion! Includes a spur center, screw center, tailstock and toolrest for wood turning. For disc sanding, includes a 5" sanding disc that mounts in the drill chuck and a sanding table that mounts in the toolrest holder. Sanding disc uses any 5" PSA sandpaper discs. Electric drill and 5" PSA sanding discs not included. Features: 360Degree head swivel 6" swing over bed 24" between centers Aluminum alloy bed construction Can be set up as a wood lathe or a disc sander Requires drill with 44mm collar size. Weight: 10 lbs.

 

Jet JWL-1015 Wood Working Lathe

The new JET 1015 is an ideal choice for the novice woodturner looking for an affordable, user-friendly first lathe, as well as the advanced enthusiast or professional who wants to add a full-featured mini-lathe to the shop. This sturdy, smooth-running 15" mini-lathe has the power, precision and versatility to turn out any number of projects. When you're ready to make your ideas a reality... Start Here.

 

Woodtek Lathe

The perfect midi lathe for small projects from pens to chair legs. The Woodtek® 10" Midi Lathe is the perfect lathe for small projects like pens, chess pieces, small bowls, duck calls, ornaments, chair legs and other small turnings. It has the same features as other 10" midi lathes but at an affordable price: Features poly-V belt drive, self-ejecting tailstock and convenient side access for fast belt changes. Lathe included 6" tool rest, 3-1/8" faceplate, spur center, live center, chrome handwheel, knockout bar and instruction manual.

 

 

Tools/Supplies:

Live Mandrel Saver

Amazon Pen Making Starter Pack 3 -

Get started in the wonderful pastime and hobby of pen making. This 42 piece Pen Making Starter Pack 3 is a comprehensive collection of kits, tools and supplies to get you started making hand turned pens. It includes enough pen kit components and pre-drilled exotic rosewood pen blanks to make 10 projects. A pen turning mandrel, sandpapers, polishes pen assembly tools, and presentation pouches are also included. The bundle includes a 40 minute instructional DVD and comprehensive user manual to help you get started. Requires a lathe with a 2MT headstock.

Pen Mandrel Pro MT-1

Pen Mandrels are used specifically for turning pens on your lathe and essential to the pen turning process. The Pen Mandrel Pro features a precision-machined steel shaft that is held in your lathe for accurate pen turning when used in conjunction with a live center (not included). Since the Pen Mandrel Pro has a morse taper on the end, there is no need foe a drill chuck! It fits directly into the morse taper on your lathe. Another unique feature of the Pen Mandrel Pro is the brass compression fitting. The fitting allows you to turn shorter blank lengths with no need for a wood spacer. Just slide the fitting onto the precision-machines shaft and tighten the fitting in the proper location for your pen blank.

 

 

Holy land Olive wood pen blanks for turning - 10 Olive wood blanks, Each aged for more than 5 years.

 

Micro-Mesh 2" Assortment Pack - 18 pieces

 

 

Exotic Wood Pen Blanks -

 

Books:

Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Turning