** How do You Deal With Swapping Lathe Tools in Holders?

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rstreift
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Re: How do You Deal With Swapping Lathe Tools in Holders?

Post by rstreift » Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:00 pm

I rack the BXAs using dowel rods in plywood treated with Linseed Oil.

The shaper tool is not used on the lathes. :-)

- Reed
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Black_Moons
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Post by Black_Moons » Fri Jun 19, 2009 11:27 pm

Weird, square boring bars!
Very nice looking setup harold. I wonder if a similar setup could be easily made with a mill+rotary table.

I like the wooden holders myself.. im kinda worryed those L brackets might score the surface of the dovetail and that might score the toolpost. I guess if they are aluminum its likey OK, but steel id worry about..

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Post by lakeside53 » Sat Jun 20, 2009 10:24 am

Wow.. Count them!

I thought I'd scored with 12 Dorian toolpost holders on my newly aquired lathe... but.. :wink:


Does anyone know if the CDCO/Phase2 type CXA holders fit the wedge Dorian Tool posts? If i need more,,, I'm not spending $89-$140 each on the OEM..

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Post by Mark Hockett » Sat Jun 20, 2009 11:37 am

Andy,
The Aloris type holders will fit on the Dorian post.
Mark Hockett

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