|Now this was a job. Scrapers, lots of hot water and far too much time were needed to get this stuff clean. Even in the face of fellow recyclers I think the next time I will toss the old ones and visit the dollar store for replacements.|
|When you clean the ways for a wood lathe, be sure to remove any buildup that will slow the movement of tool rest or tailstock. Sap from greenwood, splashes from finishes or CA glues or other sticky substances can harden on the ways and interfere with the easy passage of the tool rest or tailstock. This type of wood lathe has a guide under the tubular way and this needs to be scraped and cleaned.|
|A box of small spindles intended mostly for Christmas ornaments has been sorted and replaced in the bench.|
|In the back is a Woodtech Bowl Saver. I seldom use it but I like the thought. In front are faceplates made from plumbing floor flanges and some small ones for the lathes that are 3/4x16 as well as bits and pieces.|
|I find these magnetic bowls to be very handy in the shop for holding bits and pieces of hardware. If the shavings get in, no problem. Just turn over the bowl and the shavings fall out while the magnets hold the steel bits in place.|
|A knock out bar, home made mandrels and other bits and pieces.|
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