The Club has the following main items of woodturning equipment available by prior agreement for demonstrators at the meeting venue at Carno Community Centre:
The club has two lathes available, each with electronic variable speed control:
Axminster AW1416VS with extension bed
Spindle Thread M33 x 3.5mm
Headstock & Tailstock MT2 taper (short)
Swing Over Bed 350mm
Distance between Centres 1000mm
Indexing Holes 24
Toolpost Diameter 25.4mm
Patriot Chuck with standard, gripper, pin and Cole jaws
Record Power DML305 Variable Speed
Spindle Thread 3/4″ x 16tpi
Headstock & Tailstock MT1 taper
Swing Over Bed 305mm
Distance between Centres 406mm
Indexing Holes 12
Toolpost Diameter 19mm
Record Power Chuck with standard jaws
MT1 Jacobs Chuck
Other chucks/jaws loaned by club members are available for use by demonstrating turners – please ask if you need any particular types or jaw sizes.
The club also has a Camvac dust extractor and a Robert Sorby Pro Edge sharpening system which are available for use by visiting demonstrators.
All the club’s equipment, plus two complete sets of woodturning tools and the specialist tools from the club library are available for use by members and visitors during our “Hands On” sessions.