Breezy Hill Turning

Turned Wood Art by Michael Foster

Turning Area
turning-area

Corner of the shop devoted to turning

lathe-lights

Lighting for the lathe includes a dental track light, Moffat and Ikea
I need to paint that track light.

lathe-rack

Tool rack on headstock end of lathe holds centers, knockout and tool rests

Allens-keys-storage

Strips of sheet metal over 3/4" rare earth magnets hold allen wrences, chuck keys….

vacuum-pum-lathe

Vacuum pump (Wob-L type) mounted under lathe

vacuum-attachment-lathe

Vacuum attachment, an elegant solution that allows quick install and disconnect by JT Tools

turning-tool-storage

Lathe tool storage with compressed air hose. Jigs and center steadies on floor

pegboard-storage-hollowing-turning-tools

Pegboard storage of hollowing tools, calipers, faceplates...

lathe-tool-storage-rack

Rack for lathe tools and centers

mini-lathe

Jet Mini lathe on a wall mounted extra-sturdy shelf that is about 12" deep

sanding-disc-storage

Sanding discs, rolls and 1/4 sheets

belt-sander-sharpener-collapsed

Sharpening station with belt sander (see "Jigs" for more on this) and grinder

grinder-sharpening-station

8" slow speed grinder, drawers hold lots of small parts for turning tools, screws… Bin under is filled with burl cutoffs

turning-Chucks_Airstream

Rack for chucks, jaws and tool rests. Wall holds Airstream and indexing jig.

hollowing-rig-storage

Storage for my Jamieson hollowing rig

dust-collection

Dust collection hose from Rockler that stores in 4', but extends to 28'. Black tube is a floor sweep. Connects to Oneida

lathe-dust-collection

Hose with modified outfeed roller for lathe dust. The floor sweep will even clean up piles of shavings.

bandsaw

Bandsaw near the lathe

Turning