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Just now, Larry Buskirk said:

:ChinScratch:… Now I thinks I know why you want to extend the SS.

So's it can take the place of the big white thingy.

Trying to get around 42" +/- on the lathe centers for my shaker chair spindles, legs. I think Larry the best way to go about is to just track down a supplier for the tubes, and purchase a set of tubes 6" longer, that should do the trick.

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33 minutes ago, John Morris said:

Trying to get around 42" +/- on the lathe centers for my shaker chair spindles, legs. I think Larry the best way to go about is to just track down a supplier for the tubes, and purchase a set of tubes 6" longer, that should do the trick.

What if you engineered a 6"-10" extension for the tailstock piece.  Just have a piece with 4 holes in to accept the tubes.  Maybe out of a nice thick slab of hardwood.  I noticed Shopsmith has these but looks like even if welded rigid they wouldn't work but I thought to post them for you to see at this link.

 

https://www.shopsmith.com/ownersite/catalog/double_tilt.htm

 

 

 

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I know what you mean about moving John. Since they put that 300+ home subdivision in behind us it's been a PITA.

There's been talk about widening the road in front of us to 3 lanes. WE Energies moved some natural gas lines back from the road a couple months ago, and lately (past week or so) they've been surveying along the highway. If they do widen it adding a lane and moving the turn lane, along with the ditch I think that would put the ditch into about the middle of our living room. We're only 36' off the edge of the existing road now. 56567ea584735_IDontKnow.gif.3cfca1eb302acab6008082f8235203b6.gif

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