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    How to make a countersunk dead center for a metal lathe

    Here's something I made from an old magazine article:

    Handy when you need it.

    Cheers Rob
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    when I used to turn a commutator, I used to wrap the end of the commutator with emery and the non emery side towards the diameter of the commutator, and the side of the emery clamped on a drill chuck , just touching enough to get a bit of support, put a bit of oil , and there you go .

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