Re: [7x10minilathe] Crank Handle, conclusion
- As I said. Elegant.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ralph E. Patterson" <rpatter1@...>
To: "MiniLathe discussion Group" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 11:20 PM
Subject: [7x10minilathe] Crank Handle, conclusion
> The 7x10 MiniLathe arbor crank handle was finished this afternoon, not
> counting applying a finish (cold blue on the shank and washer, red paint
> the arm). The setup in the bandsaw worked perfectly, but, I was not 100%
> confident. The sawn surface is probably smooth enough to do without any
> Tried the finished crank in the lathe, it works just as intended, keeping
> tight grip on the bore of the arbor. It will also work either with the
> arbor extension/locknut (see Photos) or with the stock setup with the end
> the arbor down inside the gear cover. The swing of the crank is about
> inches, which may be a little long for comfortable operation for
> I can always shorten it a bit, we will see with experience.
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