Tips to Mount Pen Blanks onto a Lathe

Basics involved in mounting pen blanks and bushings to the lathe including:

  • Pen mandrel basics
  • The purpose of bushings in pen turning
  • How a pen mandrel mounts to a lathe
  • The difference between a #1 and #2 Morse Taper
  • How to determine your lathe's Morse taper size
  • How to mount your pen blanks onto the mandrel
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