Adjust the length of the mandrel to fit any pen kit. Loosen the locking collar to slide the mandrel in or out to fit the blank. No need to make spacers to turn shorter barrels. Turn up to 2 pen barrels at a time or a single barrel up to 6" in length. Replace the mandrel shaft if it is damaged whilst turning.
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A pen turning mandrel is a tool used on a lathe that provides a stable base on which to turn a pen. The pen barrel is mounted onto the mandrel between bushings which provide a guide to the profile of the pen. A pen mandrel is an essential tool and is required for turning pens on a lathe.
When choosing a mandrel, the most important consideration is to make sure you get a mandrel that will fit your lathe. This adjustable pen mandrel will fit lathes that have a number 1 morse taper fitting in the lathe spindle.
The adjustable pen mandrel uses a collet to grip the mandrel shaft, making the shaft length adjustable. This offers several advantages:
A mandrel saver live centre may be used together with the adjustable pen mandrel to make turning easier and to prolong the life of the mandrel shaft.
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