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Tool handles and toolrest to make for hollow turning.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Mar 1991 (v.6#1) pg. 8

Tip: File the top edge of a lathe tool rest to facilitate smooth movement of lathe tools.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Mar-Apr 1989 (v.5#2) pg. 10

A tool rest and turning tactics for outboard turning of very thin wooden bowls.
FINE WOODWORKING #23 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 61

Turning tools that cut. Excerpts from a Swedish book on the "cutting method" of wood turning. Looks at suggested shapes for tool rest and tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #40 May-Jun 1983 pg. 92

Make your own lathe tool rests in various lengths.
FINE WOODWORKING #46 May-Jun 1984 pg. 12

Tip: Use a hose-clamp to maintain toolrest height.
FINE WOODWORKING #55 Nov-Dec 1985 pg. 12

Vermont turning school. Russ Zimmerman's three principles for clean cuts. Includes tips on custom-made rests and guides for sharpening tools on a standard bench grinder.
FINE WOODWORKING #56 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 40

Auxiliary tool rest for use when turning the back of a faceplate-mounted bowl. The tool rest is bolted to the headstock casting.
FINE WOODWORKING #60 Sep-Oct 1986 pg. 8

Tip on tuning up your lathe tool rest.
FINE WOODWORKING #111 Mar-Apr 1995 pg. 10

Make a toolrest for deep-bowl turnings.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1972 (v.137#1) pg. 174

Tip: Short toolrest for a wood lathe is fabricated from two pieces of pipe.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1986 (v.163#3) pg. 48

How to turn long thin spindles on a lathe using simple shop-made accessories, extended tool rest, and a steady rest.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #57 Nov 1990 (v.10#3) pg. 68

Tip on using a hose clamp to set the vertical height of a lathe tool rest.
WOOD MAGAZINE #79 Jun 1995 (v.12#4) pg. 30

Tip to avoid making nicks in a lathe tool rest involves the rounding over of the sharp square edges found on some lathe tools.
WOOD MAGAZINE #82 Oct 1995 (v.12#7) pg. 32

Tip on adding measuring marks to a tool rest and tailstock using a triangular file.
WOODTURNING #22 May 1994 pg. 73

Tip for keeping chips and shavings from building up in the banjo bolt slot of a toolrest.
WOODTURNING #23 Jun 1994 pg. 73

Tip on making an armrest (used to support another tool) from mild steel.
WOODTURNING #25 Sep 1994 pg. 17

Tip on overcoming the problem of banjo toolrest slot clogging with chips and dust.
WOODTURNING #27 Nov 1994 pg. 72

Tip on modifying a Coronet tool rest clamp to improve the clamping action.
WOODTURNING #35 Sep 1995 pg. 73

Arm support for the RS2000 system is made from plumbing fittings and is used when turning inside hollow vessels.
WOODTURNING #40 Mar 1996 pg. 76

Tip suggests gluing on a hacksaw blade to resurface a dented toolrest.
WOODTURNING #45 Sep 1996 pg. 76

Tip on using a plastic shim to set a toolrest exactly parallel to your work.
WOODTURNING #52 May 1997 pg. 77

Make an extended toolrest for outboard turning of large bowls on a Record CL2 lathe.
WOODTURNING #54 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 76

Tip on keeping the top edge of a toolrest perfectly smooth.
WOODTURNING #59 Jan 1998 pg. 77

Wood turners corner. Mini-turning between centers. Make your own wooden mandrel with a square hole in the center. "Chuck" small wood blanks into the mandral and you will be able to turn small pegs, pins, knobs, spoons, etc. Make your own small tool rests for use with the mandrel.
WOODWORKER #1010 Jan 1978 (v.82) pg. 7 (24+)

Wood turning aids. No. 1. The bowl turner's rest.
WOODWORKER #1016 Jul 1978 (v.82) pg. 304

Tip: Scribe marks at 1" intervals on your lathe tool rest to facilitate positioning the tools when making duplicate spindles.
WOODWORKER Dec 1989 (v.93#12) pg. 1165

Make a long tool rest for a lathe using a length of galvanized steel deep channel.
WOODWORKER Dec 1990 (v.94#12) pg. 1257

Tip on making a cover to prevent sawdust build-up in the tool rest holder of a lathe.
WOODWORKER May 1992 (v.96#5) pg. 99

Tip on smoothing the working surface of your tool rest.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1994 (v.18#4) pg. 8

Tip on shop-made lathe tool rests. (1) Off-set rest to work over the bed gap. (2) Rests for boring goblets.
WOODWORKING INTERNATIONAL #14 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 30

Outboard tool rest for large diameter turnings made from pipe fittings. Some welding required.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1966 (v.22#2) pg. 61

How to make a long tool rest for your lathe.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1976 (v.32#6) pg. 50

Make a special tool rest for turning deeply recessed clock faces (or bowls) on a lathe.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1981 (v.37#1) pg. 145

Length of PVC around a lathe's tool-rest post keeps it from dropping during adjustment.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1996 (v.52#2) pg. 60