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xx   LATHE

Jig converts a lathe into a horizontal boring machine. Work is fed into the drill chuck which is attached to the headstock drive.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #52 Jun 1996 pg. 20

An evaluation of two new coring systems that allow turners to get several bowls from a single blank.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #70 Dec 1998 pg. 70

Jig for converting your lathe into a horizontal boring machine for making accurate dowel joint holes.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1995 (v.18#4) pg. 19

Make a deep-boring jig for your wood lathe.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #225 Jan 1982 (v.32#1) pg. 92

Tip: Use this simple jig and your lathe indexing feature to drill accurate spoke holes into a wooden hub.
FINE WOODWORKING #15 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 18

Auxiliary tailstock for a lathe is used to support lamp bases and similar turned items when boring holes through their length. The auxiliary tailstock is adjustable and has a bicycle crank bearing with a 1" bore.
FINE WOODWORKING #37 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 26

This shop made steady rest can be set up to support the middle of a long, thin spindle, or it can be used as a tailstock for center-boring.
FINE WOODWORKING #44 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 8

End-boring jig for use on a lathe is made from metal pipe fittings and scrap iron. Used to bore long, straight holes in a flute or fife.
FINE WOODWORKING #107 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 14
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #109 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 10

Putting a hole in a turned lamp stand. Three methods described of which only two require drilling.
FINE WOODWORKING #116 Jan-Feb 1996 pg. 26

Tip on using a "gun drill" to bore long holes down the center of wooden lathe turnings.
FINE WOODWORKING #120 Sep-Oct 1996 pg. 16

Homemade jig, made from two pieces of pipe, clamps into the tool rest hole of a lathe. It serves to hold the correct angle when drilling several holes at an angle into wood. The drill bit is passed through the hole in one pipe, then into the wood.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Feb 1977 (v.8#1) pg. 30

Tip: How to prevent a Jacob's chuck from turning when placed in the tailstock of a lathe.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Fall 1979 (v.10#3) pg. 4

Spring-loaded lathe center insures accurate holes.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1964 (v.184#5) pg. 156

Two techniques for boring (hollowing) the interior of small wooden bottles on a lathe.
WOOD MAGAZINE #76 Jan 1995 (v.12#1) pg. 10

How to turn yellow cedar into a tall dry-flower vase. Includes plans for making an adjustable steady rest, a boring bar support box, and a boring bit extension bar.
WOODTURNING #21 Apr 1994 pg. 42

Tips on using spear bits and D bits when drilling on a lathe.
WOODTURNING #22 May 1994 pg. 14

Tip on making and using a hand-held coring saw (hole saw) to cut plugs out of the center of ivory napkin rings.
WOODTURNING #24 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 16

Tip on eliminating sawdust problems when doing long-hole boring on a lathe.
WOODTURNING #34 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 72

Shop-made jig that fits on a lathe toolrest holds an electric drill and allows accurate alignment of a drill bit when drilling holes into the perimeter of a turned disc.
WOODTURNING #42 May 1996 pg. 76

A description of long-hole boring on a lathe. Part 1.
WOODTURNING #44 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 70

Tip shows how to make a drilling jig for pen blanks and light pulls.
WOODTURNING #44 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 77

A description of long-hole boring on a lathe. Part 2.
WOODTURNING #45 Sep 1996 pg. 71

Tailstock jig for boring long holes using pattern drills (instead of an auger).
WOODTURNING #53 Jun 1997 pg. 76

Drilling depth gauge attaches to the outside of a lathe tailstock.
WOODTURNING #66 Aug 1998 pg. 83
Added Info WOODTURNING #69 Nov 1998 pg. 83

Wood turning, special techniques and procedures. Part 1. How to design wood turnings so that they look correctly proportioned. How to do drilling and boring on the lathe, particularly long-hole boring of the type needed when making floor lamps. Includes a pattern for a turned floor lamp stand over 61" long, made in three pieces, which are bored and fitted together to form the pedestal.
WOODWORKER #1010 Jan 1978 (v.82) pg. 18

Jury-rig a substitute tail stock when the work being turned in a lathe is too long for the lathe. Several methods described. Also gives one method for boring a 5-ft. hole through the center of a turning.
WOODWORKER #1034 Jan 1980 (v.84) pg. 32

How to bore holes symmetrically (equally spaced) around the edge of a circular piece. Involves using your lathe, a homemade dividing plate (index plate) and a homemade drilling guide which fits into the tool holder.
WOODWORKER #1061 Apr 1982 (v.86) pg. 242

Jig for drilling small holes in the end of a small spindle. The holes are drilled using a lathe.
WOODWORKER Dec 1987 (v.91#12) pg. 1063

Safe lathe drilling. Jig for a lathe lets you drill holes up to 3/8" diameter in small cross-section work.
WOODWORKER Jul 1988 (v.92#7) pg. 613

Get more from your lathe with simple jigs. Part 2. A lathe powered dowelling machine (jig for drilling dowel holes).
WOODWORKER Nov 1994 (v.98#11) pg. 79

The gun drill solution. An engineering process is adapted to wood turning to perfect long hole boring.
WOODWORKER Mar 1995 (v.99#3) pg. 34

Tip on aligning a turned spindle at right angles to a flat surface by utilizing a lathe to drill the required holes.