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I got my first taste of turning on a drill press. It was enough to really
give me the itch, but I can't say that it was all that worthwhile. (I was
turning short dowels with the chuck, and shaping them with a four-in-hand
I suggest that if you're really going to turn on a drill press, you should
use a dedicated benchtop for the purpose, and lay it on its side. There's
just so much side to side and body English in turning that I can't see
doing it with any aplomb at all in a vertical orientation.
Better to shell out $240 for a JET mini and a set of HF turning tools, IMHO.
That's what I've got right now. After a bit less than a month, I have
actually produced a couple of things that aren't in the trash can. :)
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