Free 173 Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Get 500+ homemade tool plans, tool build guides, ebooks, and much more.

User Tag List

Results 1 to 9 of 9

Thread: Acrylic Lathe Tooling Cabinet

  1. #1
    Supporting Member old_toolmaker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2017
    Location
    Cape Coral, FL
    Posts
    392
    Thanks
    308
    Thanked 356 Times in 139 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    old_toolmaker's Tools

    Acrylic Lathe Tooling Cabinet

    I built this lathe tooling cabinet for my mini lathe accessories. The cabinet is made from 1/2" green acrylic sheet which has the appearance of plate glass. One shelf is fixed, some are adjustable with pegs in holes, and three have full extension drawer slides. One of the full extension drawer slides has pockets to hold a full set of ER-32 collets. One of the pictures shows my shop mascot keeping watch over me This piece of shop furniture is very handy and is a way for me to keep my lathe accessories organized and clean.
    Acrylic Lathe Tooling Cabinet-aa-tool-cabinet.jpgAcrylic Lathe Tooling Cabinet-bb.jpgAcrylic Lathe Tooling Cabinet-cc.jpg
    Acrylic Lathe Tooling Cabinet-dd.jpgAcrylic Lathe Tooling Cabinet-ff.jpgAcrylic Lathe Tooling Cabinet-gg.jpg
    Dick


    Links to some of my plans:

    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/f...6068#post65876 OFF-SET TAILSTOCK CENTER PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...995#post112113 SMALL TURRET TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/l...994#post112111 LARGE TURRET TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/m...383#post110340 MINI-LATHE CARRIAGE LOCK PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...191#post106483 SMALL QC TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/q...849#post119345 QUICK CHANGE LATHE TURRET
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/m...949#post119893 MINI LATHE COMPOUND PIVOT MODIFICATION

  2. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to old_toolmaker For This Useful Post:

    olderdan (03-25-2019), Paul Jones (03-25-2019), rossbotics (03-25-2019), Sam's Workshop Diary (03-27-2019), threesixesinarow (03-25-2019), Tule (03-26-2019)

  3. #2
    Content Editor
    Supporting Member
    DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,090
    Thanks
    556
    Thanked 1,323 Times in 1,194 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)


    Thanks old_toolmaker! We've added your Lathe Tooling Cabinet to our Storage and Organization category,
    as well as to your builder page: old_toolmaker's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




  4. The Following User Says Thank You to DIYer For This Useful Post:

    old_toolmaker (03-24-2019)

  5. #3
    Supporting Member old_toolmaker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2017
    Location
    Cape Coral, FL
    Posts
    392
    Thanks
    308
    Thanked 356 Times in 139 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    old_toolmaker's Tools
    DIYer,

    Thank you!
    Dick


    Links to some of my plans:

    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/f...6068#post65876 OFF-SET TAILSTOCK CENTER PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...995#post112113 SMALL TURRET TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/l...994#post112111 LARGE TURRET TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/m...383#post110340 MINI-LATHE CARRIAGE LOCK PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...191#post106483 SMALL QC TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/q...849#post119345 QUICK CHANGE LATHE TURRET
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/m...949#post119893 MINI LATHE COMPOUND PIVOT MODIFICATION

  6. #4
    Supporting Member Paul Jones's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Location
    Del Mar, California
    Posts
    1,216
    Thanks
    5,628
    Thanked 1,355 Times in 644 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    Paul Jones's Tools
    Very well designed, built and dust-proof lathe tooling cabinet for the mini lathe accessories.

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to Paul Jones For This Useful Post:

    old_toolmaker (03-26-2019)

  8. #5
    Supporting Member rossbotics's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Location
    Alabama
    Posts
    714
    Thanks
    964
    Thanked 1,460 Times in 396 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    rossbotics's Tools
    Nice cabinet Dick, beautiful job !
    I been toying with the idea of making a display cabinet for all these tools I've made in the last 6 years myself,

    Great looking job Dick

    Doug
    Comments are always welcome
    Doug

    Subscribe to my you tube channel

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDD..._as=subscriber



    Tool Plans for Sale by rossbotics






  9. The Following User Says Thank You to rossbotics For This Useful Post:

    old_toolmaker (03-26-2019)

  10. #6
    Supporting Member olderdan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Location
    Devon UK
    Posts
    630
    Thanks
    1,209
    Thanked 1,173 Times in 383 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    olderdan's Tools
    Great idea Dick, I made a cabinet years ago but used wood, its lick a black hole in there and I sometimes have to use a torch to find things your idea is much better.
    Well done.

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to olderdan For This Useful Post:

    old_toolmaker (03-26-2019)

  12. #7
    Supporting Member old_toolmaker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2017
    Location
    Cape Coral, FL
    Posts
    392
    Thanks
    308
    Thanked 356 Times in 139 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    old_toolmaker's Tools
    Paul Jones,

    Thank you very much for the nice complement!
    Dick


    Links to some of my plans:

    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/f...6068#post65876 OFF-SET TAILSTOCK CENTER PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...995#post112113 SMALL TURRET TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/l...994#post112111 LARGE TURRET TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/m...383#post110340 MINI-LATHE CARRIAGE LOCK PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...191#post106483 SMALL QC TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/q...849#post119345 QUICK CHANGE LATHE TURRET
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/m...949#post119893 MINI LATHE COMPOUND PIVOT MODIFICATION

  13. #8
    Supporting Member old_toolmaker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2017
    Location
    Cape Coral, FL
    Posts
    392
    Thanks
    308
    Thanked 356 Times in 139 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    old_toolmaker's Tools
    rossbotics,

    Thank you, Doug! I think your idea for displaying all your homemade tools in a cabinet like this is great. The nice thing about it is it's "see through" feature. You can view your past projects from all sides.
    Dick


    Links to some of my plans:

    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/f...6068#post65876 OFF-SET TAILSTOCK CENTER PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...995#post112113 SMALL TURRET TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/l...994#post112111 LARGE TURRET TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/m...383#post110340 MINI-LATHE CARRIAGE LOCK PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...191#post106483 SMALL QC TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/q...849#post119345 QUICK CHANGE LATHE TURRET
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/m...949#post119893 MINI LATHE COMPOUND PIVOT MODIFICATION

  14. #9
    Supporting Member old_toolmaker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2017
    Location
    Cape Coral, FL
    Posts
    392
    Thanks
    308
    Thanked 356 Times in 139 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    old_toolmaker's Tools
    olderdan,

    Thank you!
    I know what you are saying. Wood is beautiful for sure, but hard to see through.


    Post your reply!
    Join 42,532 of us and get 500+ tool plans, tool eBooks, build guides, and much more.



    eBooks for Supporters
    Dick


    Links to some of my plans:

    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/f...6068#post65876 OFF-SET TAILSTOCK CENTER PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...995#post112113 SMALL TURRET TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/l...994#post112111 LARGE TURRET TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/m...383#post110340 MINI-LATHE CARRIAGE LOCK PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/s...191#post106483 SMALL QC TOOL POST PLANS
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/q...849#post119345 QUICK CHANGE LATHE TURRET
    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/m...949#post119893 MINI LATHE COMPOUND PIVOT MODIFICATION

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •