Oneway spindle steady

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Review by hairy posted 02-20-2010 07:14 AM 6746 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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When you need one, you might as well get one. This is a real good one. I unpacked it, assembled onto a spindle I was working on, then read the directions. I had it right, it does just what I expected without any troubles. It holds it steady when turning,and any further shaping I did after the turning. No money wasted on this one. The big mistake I made was just getting the spindle steady, they make a bowl steady that you can attach the spindle jaws to. I don’t think I can go the other way. Sometimes I build shop things, sometimes I buy them. This is a good buy.

-- Genghis Khan and his brother Don, couldn't keep on keeping on...

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#1 posted 02-20-2010 01:53 PM

I would go as far to say every thing Oneway makes is of the highest quality not the the cheapest but maybe the best.
I have the bowl rest and it works perfect.

-- Cosmicturner

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#2 posted 02-20-2010 04:26 PM

I bet now that you have it you’ll never be able to live without it

-- There are many ways to skin a cat...... but, the butter knife is not recommended

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#3 posted 02-20-2010 10:13 PM

I can’t waitto get one!! holding it with the hand trick is getting old.

-- Humble Wood Servant

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#4 posted 02-20-2010 11:32 PM

Thanks for the dope on the steady.

-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns

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#5 posted 02-23-2010 04:24 PM

hairy.. how much do these steady’s go for on the market these days??

-- Randall Child

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#6 posted 02-23-2010 04:48 PM

Here’s a link to Oneway:

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#7 posted 03-21-2010 06:55 PM

Nice review. I really like your dust collection setup for the lathe.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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