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can anyone identify this lathe attachment (used for turning disks into "bowls") ? Answered

Hey I'm looking for the name and/or other informations about this lathe attachment

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/1525424/how_its_made_silver_miniatures/

used for turning (silver) disks into "bowls"  (I'm talking about the attachment used for holding the disks)

really hope you can help me!! thanks :)


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lordl9999 (author)2012-03-28
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lemonie (author)2012-03-27

Try the word Mandrel, it looks like a good start.

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frollard (author)lemonie2012-03-27

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Mandrel with matching tailstock to keep the piece firmly clamped in there.

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steveastrouk (author)2012-03-27

Its not so much a tool, as a work support - as L. says, a mandrel. Here its being used for metal spinning.

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