"Hey Ryan seems to me you need a steady rest. Sometimes if you are trying to take to big a bite with you chisel you will push on the stock and cause your issue. Also i found sharpening your chisels more often keeping them as sharp as possible makes a…"
"Hi, i use a king canada wood lathe and i am pretty sure we have the same copier. I have had that same issue. I stopped using the steady rest. I also used a higher speed. It takes longer because you take off less material per pass and of course you…"
"I use it straight from the can, I used thinners once but when it dried it left white haze over the bat like it crystalized. It was a lesson learned like many I have learned over time some more expensive than others !!!!"
""I use a oil based lacquer brand name "WATCO" , you use a brush to apply it. I tried several brands and this one is by far the best I have found. I don't make enough bats to justify computerized lathes, dipping…"
"I use a 1/4" mini skew chisel on your steady rest at an angle while the lathe is spinning. Ease the chisel carefully until you get a bite and then it pretty much straight forward from there.You have to be careful not…"
"You should be able to find the lathe and copier attachment on their website, I beleive you can type in king canada and their site should come up for you. The templates I use are bats that my customers have broke and I just…"
"I use a duplicator but not the vega bramd i use a brand called King Canada Industrial. I am not about to invest in a CNC for 1000's of dollars when i only sell probably as many bats as some do in a week. I find it great for getting…"
"I've been reading everything you guys have to say, being a small fish in the bat making business i am buying my billet stock from a middle guy. My supplier is great he gets me great quality but i pay the price for the quality, …"
"Perhaps i can offer a suggestion for branding your bats. Check out "Brand New Industries on the internet and they make a brander specific for baseball bats. I have purchased one and it is way more compact it would fit on your…"