new Universal Lathe Tool Rest is the most stable, most versatile
lathe tool rest you'll find anywhere -- period!
Its unique "triple-jointed"
design lets you swing the arm and support in any direction
to position your tool rest deep within the deepest bowls,
vases or goblets -- even around the back side of large diameter
faceplate or chuck-mounted turnings.
a full 35 pounds, this heavy, cast iron Tool Rest System gives
you all the rock-solid lathe tool support and "reach"
you'll ever need. You'll quickly "hog-out" huge
amounts of waste or deliberately and delicately produce intricate
designs with equal ease and assured, super-smooth results
No more annoying
vibrations, chatter or tool rest flexing. Whether you're turning
with a faceplate, chuck or between centers, the added mass
and adjustment flexibility of this System will make a big
difference in your turning results from now on.
Easy to attach
and easier to use
Simply remove your MARK V's Work Table from the Table Carriage,
set the 10" diameter by 1" thick cast iron Mounting
Plate on top of the Carriage, tighten the two bolts and go
A quick twist
of the locking lever loosens the 18-1/4" long Support
Base Arm. Rotate it a full 360-degrees, move it left or right
and lock it firmly at any point along its 7-3/8" of travel.
Slip the rotating
Tool Support Arm into the Support Base Arm and lock it into
position with another quick-acting lever. The rugged 1"
dia. steel post in the Support Arm gives you a full 2-1/8"
of up-down travel...allowing you to position Shopsmith's standard
Tool Rest from 1/2" below to 1-1/2" above your work-piece
centerline. An adjustable stop collar and height setscrew
let you return to a pre-set height instantly. Any of the four
available Shopsmith Tool Rests (or our Lathe Steady Rest)
lock into the Tool Support Arm with a convenient third lever.
System gives everything you need to achieve improved turning
results -- from the very first day you use it
You'll get the 10" diameter by 1" thick cast iron
Mounting Base with precision machined Support Base bearing
surfaces; the rigid, 18-1/4" by 1-3/8" by 2-1/2"
cast iron Support Base Arm with a 7-3/8" travel slot
for wide-ranging adjustments; the 4-3/8" by 1-1/2"
steel Tool Support Arm with 1" diameter steel mounting
post and adjustable depth-stop collar; three Locking Levers
for quick adjustments without tools or wrenches; and all necessary
mounting hardware. Fits Model 500, Model 510 and Model 520
out the Universal Lathe Tool Rest System
in the Accessory Catalog Today!