Turning Archive 2005

Subject:
goblet tips

Keith Tompkins
>I turn quite a few goblets, some for just practice. A neat little trick to eliminate chatter and vibration....

A quick alternative to the steady rest is to simply wrap a rubber band around the goblet when the cut begins to chatter.

This elimanates a majority of the chatter, and allows extremely thin-walled end grain goblets. the technique could probably be applied to other turning as well.

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