These collets are for use with the Robert Sorby Sovereign Turning Handles (e.g. 44540, sold separately). The collets reduce the size of the opening on the Sovereign Handle, allowing it to be used with a wide variety of turning shanks. They are made of machined aluminum, and are available in 3/8" and 1/2" sizes, as well as a tang model.Technical Details:Collets are made from machined aluminum to precise tolerances.Use the 1/2" collet (47155, sold separately) for the TurnMaster shanks (e.g. 45649, sold separately).Note: American-made tools are measured by bar diameter while European brands are measured by flute size. So the 3/8" collet is designed for a European 1/4" gouge, the 1/2" collet for a European 3/8" gouge, and a European 1/2" gouge will fit directly into the Sovereign handle.
With this package, we've taken a great lathe for pen turning and combined it with nearly everything you need to get started making pens: our popular Full-Size Carbide Turning Tool with a Square Radius Cutter, ten gold finish Slimline Pen Kits, plus the appropriate Mandrel and Drill Bit. Just purchase the pen blanks of your choice to get started in the rewarding art of pen turning! Jet JWL-1015VS Variable Speed Lathe: Whether for the novice woodturner searching for an affordable, user-friendly starter lathe, or the advanced turner adding a mini-lathe to their lineup, the new JET 1015 makes an ideal choice. With 15-1/2'' between centers, and a 10'' swing over the bed, this sturdy, smooth-running 15'' mini-lathe has the power, precision and versatility to turn both small bowls and spindles with ease. The lathe features variable, with three adjustable speed ranges so you can select the speed best suited to your project. When you're ready to turn your ideas into reality, the Jet 1015 mini lathe is a great place to start. Features: Variable speed with three speed ranges: 200-1050, 300-1750 and 600-3600 RPMIntegrated 24 position indexingImproved tensioning system with easier access to beltsWider bed ways provide increased rigidityLive center in the tailstockCast iron bed construction
A complete set of bushings for the Pill Holder Hardware Kit. These bushings are precisely machined to match the diameters of the pill holder blank, allowing you to achieve smooth, perfectly flush seams. Simply turn your blank to match the bushing diameters, leaving a bit of extra material to allow for sanding.Technical Details:The Pill Holder Bushing Set is made of steel-hard enough for excellent durability, yet soft enough to prevent damage to your turning tools.2-piece bushing setBushings are designed to work with the Pill Holder Hardware Kit (#28638, sold separately).Fits Mandrel A (#43537, 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.
Bring smooth brown hues and wispy grain formations into your next pen project with this bubinga pen blank. Also known as African rosewood, bubinga is a dense wood with natural oils that turns well with sharp tools and easily polishes to a high luster. Technical Details 5-1/2" long x 3/4" square Solid bubinga Also known as African rosewood