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Changing Speeds - Craftsman 113.228162 Owner's Manual

12-inch wooo-turning lathe
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Look a tthespeed c hart. Notice t hata2"square t urning
upto18"long should r unat875R.P.M. for"roughing".
Move the V-belt o nthepulleys t otheslowest speed a s
outlined under
" 'Changing Speeds" section,
WARNING:
For your own safety rotate the wood by
hand to make sure that the corners do not strike the
tool rest or anything else before turning the Lathe
"'ON",
Always
be sure the workpiece
is properly
mounted
and the Lathe is set at the proper speed
(RPM).
INDEXING
The spindle pulley
contains
36 equalty
spaced ho_es. The
index
pin
engages with
these
holes to keep
the spindle
from
turning
while
you
put a mark
on the workpiece.
For
example:
To focate
the position
of six spokes in a
wheel:
1. Pult the index pin outward
and turn
it so that the small
cross pin slips into the slot, This will
allow the index
pin to engage in one of the holes in the pulley
and pre-
vent the spindle
from
turning_
2, Adjust
the tool
rest approximately
at the centeriine
and make a mark.
3. Pull out the index pin and slowly
rotate
the workpiece
until
the pin
slides into
the next
hole
in the pulley.
4. Do th is six times and put the next mark
on the work-
piece,
The two marks
will
be spaced
60 ° apart,
Con-
tinue
this
operation
until
six spokes
are marked
60 °
apart.
5, Spindle
turnings
can be divided
in the same manner,
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