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Grizzly G2891 Instruction Manual

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Wood Lathe Copy attaChment
modeL G2891
InStruCtIon manuaL
Copyright © 1993 By grizzly industrial, inC. revised novemBer, 2009 (JB)
WarnInG: no portIon of thIS manuaL may be reproduCed In any Shape
or form WIthout the WrItten approvaL of GrIzzLy InduStrIaL, InC.
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    Wood Lathe Copy attaChment modeL G2891 InStruCtIon manuaL Copyright © 1993 By grizzly industrial, inC. revised novemBer, 2009 (JB) WarnInG: no portIon of thIS manuaL may be reproduCed In any Shape or form WIthout the WrItten approvaL of GrIzzLy InduStrIaL, InC.

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    This manual provides critical safety instructions on the proper setup, operation, maintenance and service of this machine/equipment. Failure to read, understand and follow the instructions given in this manual may result in serious personal injury, including amputation, electrocution or death. The owner of this machine/equipment is solely responsible for its safe use.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    table of Contents paGe Safety SAFETY RULES FOR POWER TOOLS ..............2-3 ADDITIONAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR LAThES .......... 4 IntroduCtIon COMMENTARY ......................5 UNPACKING ......................6 PARTS INVENTORY ....................6 SITE CONSIDERATIONS ..................7 aSSembLy OVERVIEW ....................... 8 MOUNTING ....................... 9 ROUGh ALIGNMENT .....................

  • Page 4: Safety

    SeCtIon 1: Safety for your own Safety read Instruction manual before operating this equipment the purpose of safety symbols is to attract your attention to possible hazardous conditions. this manual uses a series of symbols and signal words which are intended to convey the level of importance of the safety messages.

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    Safety Instructions for power tools 9. uSe proper eXtenSIon Cord. Make 13. don’t overreaCh. Keep proper foot- sure your extension cord is in good condi- ing and balance at all times. tion. Conductor size should be in accor- dance with the chart below. The amperage 14.

  • Page 6: Additional Safety Instructions For Lathes

    additional Safety Instructions for the G2891 1. before turning your lathe on, ensure 7. before any copying operation, ensure that the cutting tool is well away from that the headstock and tailstock of your the turning square. ensure that the turn- lathe are centered on the same axis.

  • Page 7: Introduction Commentary

    Grizzly Industrial, Inc. is proud to offer the tinuous improvement, changes may be made at Model G2891 Wood Lathe Copy Attachment. any time with no obligation on the part of Grizzly. The G2891 is part of Grizzly’s growing family of Whenever possible, though, we send manual fine woodworking and metalworking machinery.

  • Page 8: Unpacking

    unpacking parts Inventory This Wood Lathe Copy Attachment is shipped After all the parts have been removed from the from the manufacturer in a carefully packed carton, you should have: carton. If you discover the machine is damaged after you’ve signed for delivery, and the truck •...

  • Page 9: Site Considerations

    Site Considerations notes fLoor Load Your G2891, when mounted to your wood lathe, represents a large weight load in a small foot- print. Be sure that the floor in your work area is adequately reinforced to support the weight of the lathe and copy attachment.

  • Page 10: Assembly

    SeCtIon 3: aSSembLy overview The illustration below indicates the features and controls included with the Model G2891. Assembly, adjustments, operation and mainte- nance procedures will all be more successful after you develop an understanding of the copy notICe attachment’s construction and functions. all assembly and adjustment instructions assume that your lathe is axially aligned, i.e., the headstock and tailstock are cen-...

  • Page 11: Mounting

    The Model G2891 mounts easily on Grizzly Lathe Models G1067Z and G1495. It will also mount on most other lathes having a bed size of at least 40''. Two mounting brackets attach the bed of the Model G2891 securely to the bed of the lathe.

  • Page 12: Rough Alignment

    rough alignment 4. Tighten the large cap screws securing the mounting brackets to the lathe bed with the large Allen wrench provided. Then tighten ® the hex nuts securing the Copy Attachment Bed to the mounting brackets. Once the Copy Attachment Bed is attached to the mounting brackets, the following procedures will 5.

  • Page 13: Final Alignment

    final alignment Final alignment of the lathe axis and the copier axis must be precise to ensure that they are both parallel. Before executing the following steps, mount a turning square between the centers of your lathe. The turning square should be as long as the maximum center-to-center distance of your lathe to ensure the greatest degree of accuracy.

  • Page 14: Adjustments Cable Tension

    SeCtIon 4: adjuStmentS Cable tension The goal of gib adjustment is to provide as little play as possible between the carriage and the bed while still allowing free movement of the car- riage. The movement of the carriage assembly along the There are eight adjustment locations: 2 on the body of the Copy Attachment is controlled by the front of the carriage, 2 on the back and 4 under-...

  • Page 15: Cutting Tool

    Cutting tool Copy Stylus To ensure the greatest level of precision while The cutting tool can be positioned closer or far- copying from a template or a master profile, it is ther away from the workpiece by loosening the setscrew at the top of the cutting tool collar. Use essential that the Copy Stylus is properly posi- an 8mm Allen wrench to make collar adjust-...

  • Page 16: Operations Overview

    SeCtIon 5: operations overview • To reduce whip and vibration of relatively narrow copy spindles, we recommend oper- ating the longitudinal handwheel with your left hand and backing up the spinning work- piece with your right. DO NOT attempt to This Copy Attachment will produce any number of grip the workpiece too tightly while it is turn- duplicate spindles from one master profile or tem-...

  • Page 17: Basic Operation

    master Spindle or template move from high points towards Stylus areas with greater depth of cut figure 12. Recommended direction of stylus travel. basic operation 4. If you are using a template, spread the tem- plate-mounting brackets apart to accommo- date the template.

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    pass. If it tends to bite or gouge the work- 7. Move the carriage stylus to the left hand piece, back the cutter slightly and try again. limit of the profiled area and adjust the left Be conservative when removing stock. hand stop until it is in contact with the car- riage.

  • Page 19: Maintenance Lubrication

    SeCtIon 6: maIntenanCe Lubrication Cutting tool After each copying session, wipe the lathe and After extended use, particularly with hardwoods Copy Attachment with a clean cloth to remove or woods with large amounts of oil or resins, the accumulated chips and sawdust. cutter may become dull.

  • Page 20: Closure

    Warranty/Return information for your Model Grizzly's warranty and return policy. If you need additional technical information relating to this G2891 Lathe Copy Attachment. machine, or if you need general assistance or...

  • Page 21: Machine Data Sheet

    Sheet Customer Service #: (570) 326-3806 • To Order Call: (800) 523-4777 • Fax #: (800) 438-5901 GrIzzLy modeL G2891 Wood Lathe Copy attaChment design type: Drive ..................Manual, Cable-Operated Wood Lathe Compatibility ..14" Swing Over Bed with Cast or Channel Bedways Copy Pattern ............Existing Spindle or Plywood Pattern...

  • Page 22: Parts Diagram

    -20- G2891 Lathe Copy Attachment...

  • Page 23: Parts List

    G2891 partS LISt ref. # part # description ref. # part # description P2891038 Spindle Rod P2891001 Cutting Tool P2891039 Stylus P2891002 Cutting Tool Collar PSB27 Cap Screw ”-11x 2 ” PSS21M Setscrew M8-1.25 x 25 P2891041 Support Bracket P2891004 Arbor PB08M hex Bolt M6-1.0 x 20...

  • Page 25: Warranty And Returns

    WARRANTY AND RETURNS Grizzly Industrial, Inc. warrants every product it sells for a period of 1 year to the original purchaser from the date of purchase. This warranty does not apply to defects due directly or indirectly to misuse, abuse, negligence, accidents, repairs or alterations or lack of maintenance.

  • Page 26: Warranty Card

    Would you recommend Grizzly Industrial to a friend? _____ Yes _____No Would you allow us to use your name as a reference for Grizzly customers in your area? Note: We never use names more than 3 times. _____ Yes _____No 10.

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