Free 50 Must Read Homemade Tools ebook

Join 11,264 of us on the Homemade Tools forum, and get your free 50 Must Read Homemade Tools ebook.

100% free, and we never spam

Homemade Steady Rest for Metal-Cutting Lathe

Featured forum tools (updated June 27th, 2016)
Adjustable stands.    1. Adjustable Stands

2. Dremel Router Base

3. Aluminum Holding Clamps

4. Hand Vise

5. Drill Bit Stand
   Pipe tamper.    6. Pipe Tamper

7. Spring Loaded Center

8. Jigsaw Table

9. Tow Bar

10. Lathe Tool Organizer

C.W. Woodson on kinzers.com
Homemade steady rest machined from cold rolled steel. Ring fabricated either by cutting thick walled tubing or boring steel plates. Brass cap screws serve as adjustable jaws, spaced 120 degrees apart on the ring. Two sections of angle iron support the ring on the base.
Post a comment
Rate this build:
Want a plan?
9 users requested a plan


Be the first to comment on this tool! Click the "add comment" button above to comment.
Related Homemade Tools:

Signup for our newsletter and get the 50 Best Homemade Tools eBook free!