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Thread: Mystery Rest?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Northern Arizona

    Mystery Rest?

    Does anyone know anything about this rest? There are a couple of stickers on it that show "Al Basham"
    Last edited by Steve Mathews; 02-17-2017 at 1:15 PM.

  2. #2
    Looks like a home made version of a Jamieson hollowing rig. It is the capture for the "D" bar.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    San Diego, Ca
    I did a google search and Al Basham apparently used to manufacture/sell hollowing systems.

    You would use this tool with an outrigger stabilizer and also a tool rest close to your work piece. The system will give you 3-points of support. Twisting forces will be absorbed by the outrigger.

    Scrub it down with oil and steel wool to pretty it up and give it a try.

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