A delicately balanced tool essential to the spindle turners kit.Delicately balanced tools that are the planes of the spindle turners kit. Designed at Robert Sorby, the profile allows the tool to glide effortlessly along the tool rest without fear of the edges dragging on the rest. They will smooth cylinders, clean the end grain of spindles, cut shallow curves, beads, pummels and v-cuts, e.g. stair balustrade and chair legs. These tools are indispensable if a fine finish is required from the tool.
In this guide to segmented turning, author Dennis Keeling shows readers how to glue up blanks to yield striking geometric designs once the blank is turned. Keeling covers all the fundamental techniques, from closed segmented and open segmented, to ornamental segmented turning, as well as the equipment, tools and materials required. The book closes with an inspirational gallery of segmented turning that will have you dreaming up designs of your own.Table of Contents:Foreword Introduction Segmented turning's popularity Main protagonists Types of construction Equipment, Tools and MaterialsEquipment and toolsMaterials Techniques Solid segment Open segment The Projects Segmented bowl Basic ornate bowl Open-segment fruit bowl Corian bowl Polychromatic offset bowl Open-segment flower vase Open-segment candlesticks Gherkin lamp stand Skeleton candlesticks Offset Corian bowl Glossary Conversion chart Suppliers Further reading About the author Acknowledgments Index
Designed for use with the Robert Sorby Sovereign Turning Handles (e.g. 44540, sold separately), this counterweight helps improve the balance of your tool when very large chisels are installed in the handle. The counterweight installs inside the Sovereign handle, opposite the cutting end - simply unscrew the end cap and thread the counterweight into the inside of the end cap.Technical Details:Heavy steel provides balances your turning tool when using large chisels.Extra weight also helps dampen vibration.Flat area allows you to secure the counterweight with a wrench.Product weighs approximately 10 oz.
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