This is a complete set of bushings precisely machined to match the diameters of your pen hardware kit. The bushings let you easily gauge the progress of your turning, allowing you to achieve the smooth, perfectly flush seams so valued in a top-quality hand-turned writing instrument. Just turn the blank until the ends are almost flush with the bushings, then sand to final dimension. Made of steel-hard enough for excellent durability, yet soft enough to prevent damage to your turning toolsTip: when turning light-colored woods, apply a bit of CA glue to the bushings to prevent metal dust from migrating onto the turning blank
Carter's MultiRest provides three strong, helping hands for the most challenging of turnings: big bowls, long vessels, and narrow spindles. Slide the support wheels up against your turning project and flip on the lathe to enjoy unequaled stability and whisper-quiet operation. Each ball-bearing roller assembly can be positioned anywhere around the ring, and adjusted along multiple planes for a wide range of lathe sizes and part diameters. The 2-piece clam shell design quickly swings open, providing easy access when mounting or removing turnings, or when sanding or performing other secondary operations. With the larger ring section removed, the remaining smaller section becomes a bowl rest, providing solid support behind the work piece, yet fully exposing the opposite side of the piece for turning. Made in USA.Technical Details:Compatible with lathe swing sizes from mini up to 20" with no additional hardware required.With purchase of the 2" Lift Blocks (49120, sold separately below), the Multi-Rest can be used on even larger lathes.The base of the MultiRest has independently adjustable spacer blocks that provide a secure fit on lathe beds with way sizes from 1" to 4.5" in width.Multi-ring structure creates great rigidity while keeping the tool's weight to half that of a comparable full steel rest.High strength, laser cut steel and aircraft grade aluminum components assure the ultimate in strength and durability.Each of the MultiRest's bearing mounted, non-marring urethane wheels have a rigid internal ring to prevent sidewall flexThe MultiRest uses the same high strength industrial sealed bearings used in our time tested bandsaw upgrade guides, so they're not your typical skate wheel and bearing.The unit comes stock with 3 wheel assemblies, which is perfect for most tasks.Wheel assemblies can be positioned anywhere around the ring.Patent pending.Made in USA by the same folks who created the famous Carter band saw guides.
Fabricated from highly polished transparent acrylic, this pen display stand will show off every angle of your carefully crafted pens. Cradles up to seven pen turnings with holes in the base to prevent them from sliding out.Technical Details:7-Pen Acrylic Display Stand features holes in the base to prevent slippage, even when bumpedNotches in upper shelf accomodate most any penTransparent acrylic won't shade the pens for maximum luminescence
A complete set of bushings for Newport Pen Hardware Kits (sold separately). These pen bushings are precisely machined to match the diameters of your pen blanks, allowing you to achieve the smooth, perfectly flush seams so valued in a top quality hand-turned pen. Simply turn your pen blanks to match the bushing diameters, leaving a bit of extra material to allow for sanding. Use with Newport Pen Hardware Kits; Gold, and Black Titanium .Technical Details:The Newport Pen Bushing Set is made of steel-hard enough for excellent durability, yet soft enough to prevent damage to your turning tools.3-piece bushing set.Bushings are designed to work with Newport Pen Hardware Kits (sold separately). Tip: when turning light-colored woods, apply a bit of CA glue to the bushings to prevent metal dust from migrating onto the turning blank.