LumberJocks

Reply by Madmark2

  • Advertise with us

Posted on What is this? had it for 40 years

View Madmark2's profile

Madmark2

1813 posts in 1502 days


#1 posted 09-29-2020 08:52 PM

They’re not as dangerous as they look. You would normally hold the workpiece with the left hand as you feed the tailstock crank with the right. If the bit tries to gall, the sides of the V keep it from climbing and spinning.

The slight center countersink allows thru drilling without hitting metal with the drill bit.

Being that close to the chuck could easily be a knuckle buster tho.

-- The hump with the stump and the pump!


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com