PDF Plan: Lathe Tool Rack
My husband and I are new to turning but have already have an ever growing assortment of tools which are needing to be organized in a wall rack of some sort. My husband and I are new to turning but have already have an ever growing assortment of tools which are needing to be organized in a wall rack of some sort. Turning tool storage system A hinge mounted storage panel attached to your lathe gives you access to your turning tools while you’re working. I made a lazy susan type lathe tool holder that will hold 12 turning tools in a vetical teepee fashion (have no picture tonight). I think I have seen some pictures on Wood Central on some lathe tool holders but I can never sort back to them.
I’ve got a Nova DVR lathe on a wooden stand and am contemplating some kind of stand for my turning tools – right now they’re all stored in a tool roll. After spending four years amazed with how ragged our plastic lathe tool box had become, I made a new one out of cherry with brass hardware accents. The Magnetic Base Tool Tray will not shimmy or vibrate loose. You can place up to 3 turning tools on the rack for easy access while turning. The tray will work with any lathe with a cast iron or steel lathe bed.
Guys, I am in the planning stage for a new rack that will hold roughly 30 chisels in 3 or 4 rows. I have a rough idea of how I plan to do this, but if. Tool Rack. Just had to build a rack to store the lathe tools on. It will lift off the post and can be set on a table. But is will also spin around on the post so you can turn it to get to the tool you want. My old lathe tool racks hang on the wall and they are a bit of a space hog, because the tools are arranged horizontally and they vary in length from a bit over 24 to less than 12.