Elbo Tool Hollowing Tool
The Elbo Tool's innovative design almost eliminates the drudgery and physical exertion associated with end grain vessel hollowing. With a minimum of set up time, it readily attaches to any lathe without retaining bars or special hardware. One end clamps to your lathe's tailstock barrel while the cutting arm slides over your tool rest. Three elbow-joint pivot points let you guide the cutter effortlessly. No more tense muscles or bone jolting rides as you hollow. Pull the cutting arm out of the tool holder section and you can insert your favorite 3/4" round shafted hollowing tool. Purchase a separate Elbo Tool Adapter - 1/4" Adapter (199915), 3/8" Adapter (199916), 1/2" Adapter (199917) or 5/8" Adapter (199918) - and you can use any round shafted hollowing tool from Sorby, Oland, Crown or other manufacturer.
A minimum of 24" from your vessel's edge to your tailstock barrel is necessary for installation, so it will fit most full sized lathes and mini-lathes with bed extensions. A 1" Round Steel Smoothing Cutter (199919) is available separately for smooth cutting.
The basic Elbo Tool includes: clamp assembly, 2 pivot arms, 14" cutting arm, and tool holder with 1/4" cutter. All accessories sold separately.
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