Turning Archive 2004

Subject:
Tool Rest

Mark Rapkins
>After a particularly bad catch, I broke the cast iron tool rest on my Jet lathe.

Any recommendations for a replacement? The Lee Valley et al systems look a bit flimsy - just a bar with a threaded hole that screws to the vertical post. If a bad catch will break a lump of cast iron, I'm not optimistic that a threaded T bar will last.

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