Yielding Patents (Class 142/50)
  • Patent number: 9623526
    Abstract: A work piece support rest is provided for turning a work piece on a rotating lathe having a lathe bed, headstock, and a headstock spindle, where the work piece is attached to the headstock spindle. The support rest includes an adjustable base releasably attached to the slotted way of the bed via a locking plate and a pair of laterally adjustable way spacers moveable within a laterally extending slot that engage each side of the slotted way. A multi-piece outer ring is releasably attached to the adjustable base. A plurality of roller slides are releasably and adjustably attached to the outer ring, such that each of the roller slides extends radially inwardly and has a roller disposed at an inward distal end thereof for supporting the work piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Inventors: Leland T. Perez, Jeffery S. Folkert