The smaller the diameter and the longer the spindle is the more likely it is to vibrate and whip back and forth making it pretty much impossible to turn. The spindle steady using clamping pressure with a series of wheels tames this.
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Spindle steady rest. The bolt is about twice as long as it needs to be. This i required a spindle steady rest. Items in search results midi wood lathe steady rest to turn support long spindles eliminates bow new.
Save up to 15 when you buy more. Its very easy to set up and use and will fit. The rest i made from some spare plywood lying around the garage.
I purchased the wheels from rockler 199 each and free shipping and used an incra t track 12. I ground the base down with a portable grinder and got it to drop down in between the weys and the the bolt was so long the i could only move the rest about 3 inches before it hit the braces in the lathe bed. Wondering how to make a spindle steady rest.
Midi wood lathe steady rest to turn support long spindles eliminates bow new. For a recent woodturning project we required a spindle steady rest. Take control of your spindles with our easy to mount and operate steady rest ensuring each spindle is a more enjoyable experience.
See more ideas about wood turning tools and lathe. I have been turning some thin spindles but the vibration was becoming a problem so i made this spindle steady jig for my jet lathe. Items in search results.
I got this rest for use on a jet lathe it is on ceneter to the stocks and works very well the only problem is that it is a bit noisy but that is minor as any bearings will make some noise. We couldnt find anything locally that would fit our lathe and the ones we found for sale elsewhere were lathe specific or way above what we were willing to pay so we decided to build our own. Save spindle steady rest to get e mail alerts and updates on your ebay feed.
Our bowl steady rest has been well received by novice and professional bowl turners alike. Buy it now 999 shipping. The pinch bracket holds the rest rock solid.
Spindle steady rest great product. Reduce vibration of spindles from to 3 in diameter. Save wood lathe spindle steady rest to get e mail alerts and updates on your ebay feed.
A spindle steady is used to steady a long spindle while turning. The base of the steady rest is over 14 inch to wide to fit down on the lathe bed.
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