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43 mm is a common size trend t4 an adaptor is supplied for this size.
Vermec sphere turning jig. Other sizes available made to order. The vermec mini sphere jig can be used on most mini lathes with a 10 to 12 swing 5 to 6 spindle height the vermec sphere jig can be used internally and externally meaning not only can you create perfect spheres you can also use it to hollow bowls. This article will describe a way of doing that for lathes that are situated in a basement as i think nature intended with exposed joists.
While the carter and the vermec sphere jigs are each around 400 500 you might consider the chefware kit ez radius sphere jig. When i turned my first bowl is the early using my old 9 inch south bend metal turning lathe i decided to build a bowl turning lathe. Adapters can be supplied to fit any collar size up to 65mm max.
The router is not included with the jig. Routers with collar sizes up to 65mm diameter can be fitted. As setup in the photo an 18 diameter bowl can be turned the bed can be lowered 5 increasing the turning diameter to 28.
I believe it is currently around 229. Vermecs jig uses a slot instead of drilled holes in its swing arm. This allows the vermecs cutting arm to be shorter the combination of far from the headstock and long length of the cutting arm introduces chatter that was very evident during carters demonstration of the jig.
Sphere sizes range from 10mm 280mm in diameter depending on your lathe size. Create perfect spheres every time. The vermec medium sphere jig can be used on most lathes with a 14 to 20 swing 7 to 10 spindle height the vermec sphere jig can be used internally and externally meaning not only can you create perfect spheres you can also use it to hollow bowls.
Large also in stock. I have used a chefware kit to turn hundreds of spheres. The shadow sphere jig requires a more or less point light source that is directly above and movable along the lathe axis.
The sphere turning jigs are made to order suiting most lathes suitable for most lathes vicmarcnovajetrobustwood fastlagunaonewaydeltapowermaticstubby with centre heights between 125mm 300mm. Bowl lathe 1 horsepower motor with a speed range of approximately 575 2300 rpm. Midi acc 371 in stock this example is to fit 175 to 200mm centre height lathes with a flange plate to fit beds on nova dvr xp nova 1624 lathes nova 3000 in stock cut a perfect sphere every time.
Some older demountable routers have a 42mm collar so we will supply a 05mm shim to fit this type.
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