Spike Plate is a drive center for bowl turning. It’s purpose is efficiency.
This tool is used in place of a screw chuck or faceplate. It’s function is to quickly register center and provide strong grip without the use of a faceplate and screws or having to thread the wood on and off a screw chuck. The pressure from the tailstock holds the bowl securely against the spikes. The center post is used for registration only, it is not for structural support. Spikes are removable and replaceable.
Spike Plate is made from 6061 aluminum with a clear anodize finish. The face measures 7.5” across and it stands 2.5” off the table not including the spikes and post. Weight is 3 lbs. Spike plate comes standard with 22 1/4” threaded spikes installed and a 3/8” diameter, 7/8” long center post, made of stainless steel. . Spikes are removable and replaceable.
Please select !.25” or 33m at checkout.
(The 1 x 8 size is currently out of stock. They should be in late June 2019)