COMMUNITY FORUM

bmabauer

03:46PM | 03/10/07
Member Since: 03/09/07
1 lifetime posts
Bvtools
I have a Sears Craftsman 12 " wood lathe, Model #113 23800 that has a "dead" tailstock center (doesn't rotate with the stock being turned) and I'm trying to locate a live tailstock center for this machine. Sears customer service says they no longer have it so I need to find a used one or I need to know who manufactured the lathe for Sears so I can contact them to see if they can help me. Any assistance/advice would be appreciated.

Bill

jdnjdn

04:39AM | 06/14/07
Member Since: 06/13/07
2 lifetime posts
did you ever find this part. I am searchig for the same thing. I started turning pens and did not realizethat i nead the live stock. Any info is appreciated

Billhart

05:41AM | 06/14/07
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
The a few common standards for tapers and threads used for lathes.

Most likely you can get 3rd party equipment.

Have you check with wooding supply house such as Rockers or Woodcraft or the turning specialty suppliers such as these.

http://www.woodturnerscatalog.com/

http://www.packardwoodworks.com/

And here are a couple of forums that are just for turning.

http://www.forums.woodnet.net/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php

http://www.sawmillcreek.org/forumdisplay.php?f=20

jdnjdn

10:24AM | 06/14/07
Member Since: 06/13/07
2 lifetime posts
thanks for the links. i am still running into the same problem though. this lathe has a dead center that is a straight shaft whic is threaded at the end. The guys at woodcraft don't think I can simply buy a live center because the hole on ehte tale stock is not tapered. I almost seems like I could use the taper live stock and just insert it even though it is not tapered. Any ideas

knowhair

08:19PM | 09/12/07
Member Since: 08/31/07
1 lifetime posts
Try these sites to help you with your problem.

http://www.owwm.com/

http://dgroups.woodmagazine.com/n/pfx/forum.aspx?webtag=machinery
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

As pretty as it is simple to arrange, this window decoration features miniature wreaths hung from red ribbon of varying le... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... This roomy boot tray made from punched metal stands up to all the elements. Station it in your mudroom or at your back doo... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... FLOR carpet tiles are a simple and affordable way to customize a floor covering for any space. You can make anything from ... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... First dress up your metal shelves with a coat of paint in an accent color that complements your kitchen decor. Then arrang... The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Brigh...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon