This is a complete set of pen bushings for the Steelman Pen Hardware Kits (e.g. 49501, sold separately). The 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. The Steelman Bushing Set is made of steel - hard enough for excellent durability, yet soft enough to prevent damage to your turning tools.2-piece bushing set.Bushings are designed to work with Steelman Pen Hardware Kits (e.g. 49501, sold separately).
Replace your traditional spur drive with the Revolutionary Robert Sorby Stebcentre Morse Taper! An essential addition to every turner's toolkit, it incorporates a spring loaded point in stainless steel and a set of razor sharp teeth that bite into the workpiece. Provides added security for the novice turner by allowing you to vary the degree of bite to the point where kick back of the turning chisel is eliminated. The Stebcentre may also be removed without the need to stop and re-start the lathe. Simply wind back the tail stock and the piece can be withdrawn safely.Size refers to drive face diameter. Comes in diameters of 1/2", 7/8", and 1-1/4". Made in England.Technical Details:Replaces traditional spur drivesIncorporates a spring loaded point in stainless steel and a set of razor sharp teeth that bite into the workpieceLets you vary the degree of bite to the point where kick back of the turning chisel is eliminatedMay be removed without the need to stop and re-start the latheSize refers to drive face diameterComes in diameters of 1/2", 7/8", and 1-1/4"Made in England
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
Recommended for the initial turning of uneven or square stock to round.Recommended for the initial turning of uneven or square stock to round. The shape of the roughing-out gouge enables the tool to cut safely with the wings (the name given to the tips of the side walls) well back from the workpiece. Not for use on bowl grain projects.