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#1 posted 10-19-2010 05:51 PM

I’ve been playing around with making a steady rest for my old craftsman lathe.
Here’s some photos of the work-in-progress to date.
http://picasaweb.google.com/summerspa53/EvolutionOfTheSteadyRest#
http://picasaweb.google.com/summerspa53/EvolutionOfTheSteadyRest02#
Today I’m going to try at totally different direction…1/2 allthread with wooden cross members and nut/washer combos to adjust the play…of course photos will follow.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."


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