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    [Woodturning] Transverse drilling attachement

    Hi again,

    So, same principle, for the wood lathe :

    For this one, I simply drilled a 12mm hole in the simplest tool rest I have, made of a single vertical pole, see the spot tool rest)







    Using a little brass pin in the chusk to set up the heigth with the live center :


    And not forgetting the drop of oil !



    In use.
    See also the depth stop, bottom left.


    And for this one, as a bonus, you will have a video :
    (you will be able to practise your french by the way)

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    I like the simplicity of just using an oil hole for this, Christophe. I guess the relatively soft wood particles are not a consideration?
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    Thanks Christophe! We've added your Transverse Drilling Attachment to our Woodturning category, as well as to your builder page: Christophe's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Thank you for posting this brilliant idea. I am going to manufacture one for me.


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