Karle Lathe Spinning Tools and Dual Use Spinning/Storage Cabinet


I posted this request in rec.crafts.woodturning earlier but would like some additional suggestions so I am posting here also.
I recently purchased a Karle spinning lathe from a friend...EXCELLENT small metal spinning lathe.
It weighs a bit over a hundred pounds so it is still managable in terms of portability...much like a Jet/Delta midi lathe...just heavier.
Unfortunately the lathe did not have any spinning tools with it. What spinning tools would the group recommend to purchase and where would you buy them?
Also with a small shop, I wish to make this lathe "portable" to store it when it is not in use. Any suggestions for a good combination lathe storage and spinning stand?
I do have the same table available that the lathe came with but it takes up a lot of room...room that I would like it to share with other tools. That is why I would like to have a portable storage solution available so it can be stored when not in use and also be available for demos at workshops.
Thanks
TMT
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I made all my spinning tools myself as that was fairly easy for me to do and at the time I started around 1998 I hadn't found any sources for them. Terry Tynan does a very good DVD about spinning and covers the making of tools so you could ask him if he is still selling them.
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Who is Terry Tynan?
Do you have a link?
Thanks
TMT
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Terry Tynan is the guy that runs the http://metalspinningworkshop.com that you posted on and he responded to your query about the Karle Spinshop lathe. He is probably too nice a guy to push his own DVD. I expect if you queried tool making or looked at the appropriate section of the forum you might find some info. As he and some of the others are experienced they should be able to give better advice as to what you may require than myself although if required I could post some pics in the dropbox of my tools. An example of tools made for a purpose as required I think Terry has acquired this collection from various sources http://metalspinningworkshop.com/board/board1/viewtopic.php?tt . My tool selection was based on the basic information I found on the www some years ago and from books but has been enhanced by more specific information recently which gave actual dimensions so providing a sense of scale. My original tools were a bit short so made some of the work harder than necessary but fortunately I was able to lengthen them without complete rework. Very much horses for courses though as the original tools were fine for small work but made larger work harder, this like many things would just lead to a selection of tools being made to suit the job at hand if justified.
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Thanks David...I was unaware of Terry's last name and did not make the connection.
You are right...from his comments he comes across as a nice guy. I will check into the DVD you mention.
You also make a good point about the scaling of the tools. I have been looking for that type of information but have found it lacking in most discussions. I realize that it does differs depending on the size of work but there seems to be little discussion on it. Being I have the Karle lathe, I have been trying to find out what the appropriate size of tooling is for that lathe with an eye towards going to larger work in the near future.
Does anyone know what tools were originally included with the Karle lathe?
Also hasn't anyone built a portable lathe stand/storage cabinet sized for the midi lathes?
TMT
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On 10 Mar 2006 20:03:11 -0800, "Too_Many_Tools"

A handy little guide - worth the read http://prl.stanford.edu/documents/pdf/spinning.pdf
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