Finished Base

This is the finished base. The rear screw (with the knurled knob) which used to be on the back, is now on the top and clamps the rear dovetail piece against the lathe bed. The rear dovetail is just a bit wider than it needs to be. This ensures a bit of clearance for clamping. i.e. When mounted on the lathe bed and secured there will be a slight gap between the brass piece and the tool rest base. Bigger...
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