The 1221VS is different from anything JET has made before. In truth, it's different from anything that anybody has ever made before. The design is better. The features are better. The entire turning experience is better. And it all focuses on one concept: control. Features:Unrivaled speed control60-3600 RPM variable speedOptimally designed speed rangesForward to reverse is a smooth transitionInnovative ratchet style belt tension system (patent pending)Integrated, spring loaded spindle lockConveniently located controls and DROAcme thread in tailstock24 integrated indexing positions
This plan is your guide to making a simple, functional and beautiful table. The design is modeled after the original farm table at which Julia Child and her husband Paul ate most of their meals. It is now on display at the Smithsonian where it so fascinated Mario Rodriguez that he created this plan for reproducing a similar version. Dispensing with typical leg-to-apron joinery, the table has shouldered brindle joints that lock the legs to a pair of long aprons to eliminate racking. Three dovetailed cross rails link the apron, along with the H-stretcher system, to make it rock solid. Follow this detailed plan to complete all the steps for turning the legs on a lathe, cutting the stopped dovetail sockets in the aprons, fitting the stretchers, assembling the undercarriage, and applying the final finish. Printed Plan Includes: Extensive full-size and scale drawingsComplete cutlistStep-by-step companion article
Here's a fun, fast project for wood turners who also appreciate things straight, flat and square. Plumb Bobbles miniature plumb bobs are primarily decorative, but you can also string them up to work just like their bigger brothers. A long necklace cord is included for use as a necklace, and they make nice Christmas tree ornaments using the included loop of nylon cord. A mandrel (48782, sold separately) with bushings integrated is required for chucking it onto your lathe. 10K gold plating.Includes a short length of nylon cord, and a necklace cord. Finished Plumb Bobble can range in length from approximately 1-7/8" to 2-1/4" long.Width of hardware is 3/8".A mandrel (48782, sold separately) with bushings integrated is required for chucking it onto your lathe.
Hand-sewing may be a skill that's largely forgotten these days, but the Shakers did it on a daily basis; the use of electric sewing machines was against their religious principles. Consequently, furniture intended to make sewing easier came in many forms, including this sewing stand. It provides a good chance to spend some time at the lathe.