LASER TECHNOLOGY IN TURNING

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The laser is used when doing deep hollowing of vessels. The red laser dot is used on the profile of the hollowform while the cutter is invisible on the inside. The pictures are of my setup, and my first attempt at laser guided woodturning.

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Tool steady and tool with laser rig set up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The left screw is the on/off switch and the right holds the laser in position

 

 

 

 

 

 

The laser dot is visible to the left of the cutter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The dot can be seen on the edge of the vase

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first attempt