On July/Aug 80
helps to have a chisel holder when you're working on a lathe. Most
Woodturners like to change chisels frequently, and it's a real timesaver
to have them handy.
holder shown here rests on the lower ways of your Shopsmith. The
chisels rest in the holder, points turned safely away from you.
It's made from a single piece of scrap wood 3/4" thick by 17-3/4"
long by 6-3/4" wide.
the grooves as shown in the working drawing using a Dado blade or
a blank cutter in a molding head. Make sure you leave at least 3/4"
between the grooves that hold the chisels so that you can pick them
up easily. As shown, this holder will accommodate three chisels.
For every extra chisel you want it to hold, add 2" to the width
of the board.