No other book gives you such valuable information on the essential turning tool. Completely revised and updated, The Lathe Book is the comprehensive guide to woodturning machinery, incorporating the many innovations in the lathe and its accessories.Written by Ernie ConoverSoftcover, 8 X 10 in.192 pages, with color photos and drawingsPublished 2001A complete guide to the machine and its accessories.This book covers every aspect of the lathe, including how to choose one, how to select tools and accessories, how to maintain and repair the machine, and basic techniques. You will get:expert advice on choosing a lathetips on maintaining a lathe for optimal performanceeasy-to-follow basic techniques that help build lathe skillsmore than 220 color photos and illustrations"...a comprehensive guide to wood lathes..." -- Woodshop NewsThe Lathe Book
These are powerful spigot jaws for smaller delicate work. The longer jaws provide the strong grip needed for small, unsupported spigot work, while the dovetail profile around the exterior of the jaws allows for expansion into small dovetailed recesses. Made from K1045 steel for maximum structural strength. A quick and easy workholding solution for smaller spigot work.Long jaws allow for strong grip needed for small, unsupported spigot work.Exterior dovetail profile allows for expansion into small recesses.Made from K1045 steel for maximum structural strength.Capacity range when used with Nova Precision Midi chuck (47447, sold separately):Expansion mode: 1" to 1.77".Contraction mode (square stock): 0.39" to 1.22".Contraction mode (spigot): 0.32" to 1.18".Capacity range when used with Nova G3 chuck (45748, sold separately):Expansion mode: 1" to 1.77".Contraction mode (square stock): 0.39" to 1.22".Contraction mode (spigot): 0.32" to 1.18".Capacity range when used with Nova SuperNova 2 chuck (48906, sold separately):Expansion mode: 1" to 1.77".Contraction mode (square stock): 0.39" to 1.22".Contraction mode (spigot): 0.32" to 1.18".Capacity range when used with Nova Titan chuck (45040, sold separately):Expansion mode: 1" to 2.16".Contraction mode (square stock): 0.39" to 1.61".Contraction mode (spigot): 0.32" to 1.57".Features standard on all Nova Jaws:Nova chucks give you the same jaw fixing system and same insert/adapter system across all chuck models.All accessory jaws in the range will fit all the chucks in the range for optimum flexibility. Some, however, are not recommended. See individual jaws for recommendations.Nova chucks are specially designed so the jaws cut into the wood, grip firmly in the contraction mode and provide high tear out strength.
This is the standard live center included with all Nova lathes—use as a replacement or as an upgrade for another lathe. With heavy-duty sealed bearings, precisely machined medium tensile carbon steel construction, and a solid steel point to dig into the wood blank, the center provides a long useful life, and solid workholding capabilities. The #2 morse taper fits most brands, but check the manual for your specific lathe to find the morse taper size. 2MT Center, suitable for all lathes with a #2 morse taper tailstock.Heavy-duty sealed ball bearings for long life.Steel point for a solid bite into the turning blank.Precisely machined medium tensile carbon steel.Standard equipment on all Nova lathes.
Use this dedicated Woodworm Screw for inboard, righthand screw chucking with the Nova Cole Jaws (45174 and 45274, sold separately). Features a longer screw, which enables the threads to protrude past the Cole Jaw segments. The screw has a deep thread that is machined right to the end, allowing an easy lead into the wood. The depth of the thread and core size makes for a secure grip, even with larger turning blanks. Quick and easy method to mount unformed small bowl blanks.Provides a secure mounting to form the outside of bowls.10.5mm thread requires a hole about 8mm (5/16") in diameter.The screw has considerable holding power and it is sometimes difficult to unscrew, so wax or oil the thread before mounting your blank.