Jim Adkinís Indexing System

 

Make a copy on card stock of the supplied index wheel.

Glue onto 3/16" Arcylic/plexiglass using 3M contact adhesive (777).

Drill an appropriate hole in center to fit the headstock.

Affix this assembly behind the chuck and turn away the rough bandsawn edge of the plexiglass

Fabricate the index reference jig out of plexiglass, utilizing a magnet under base to affix to the lathe ways.

Use spring clamp to hold reference jig against index wheel.

Fabricate the pencil holder so pencil point is on centerline of lathe.

Indexing System

Pencil Holder

Index Reference Jig

Indexing System