I know a lot of you turn between centers. I really don't have any desire to try that. So, have any of you used the Whiteside Pro mandrel from Woodcraft? Is it really worth $41? I currently use the Maxi Mandrel from PSI, and have been fairly happy with it. But it seems to be running slightly untrue now. I want to replace it, and would pay the extra for the Whiteside, if it's worth it.
Gone are the days of off-centered turnings and the need for spacers for those shorter projects. The Whiteside Pro Pen Mandrel system incorporates similar technology used on today’s most modern CNC machines. This technology allows for a superior hold on the mandrel, while providing quick, easy...
#2 Morse Taper Maxi-Mandrel#2 Morse Taper Maxi-Mandrel - This new mandrel features a 7mm mandrel shaft that slides through a headstock collet. This feature guarantees a perfectly concentric pen. The mandrel easily adapts to different length projects. Simply mount your tubes and bushings then slid