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Use Of The Taig 1210 Radius Turner

1210 $20.10 Radius Turner Here's a pretty good way to

Chuck a dowel pin or other at least 1.5" so the tool can s the chuck.

Make sure the center of rota the lathe centerline and mov tip touches the rod and tigh

Move the carriage back.

Swing the tool around.

See there is a gap between th

Measure that with a feeler g

In this case it was .036"

Move the cross slide in half You can use this same meth line and offset it for radii no

Note that the tool now has th side. Do not touch the cros on.

Chuck the workpiece. Bring the work. Set a carriage stop the face.

Move the carriage back a bit

Swing the tool to take repea in a bit each time, closer to t Do not go past perpendicula


The radius looks ok but ther

See the flat spot?

Forgot to shim the tool. You

A final cut with the tool tip o

Looks pretty good. You aren .001" with this tool.

Once the hemisphere is form cut, if you do this before you you won't get a full round. N the chuck. You can't form th hemisphere, unless the work course means chatter, etc.

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