Amegr of the reply above, they de piece ont very securely usbute he tail stock to keep them bown in place while finishing off the bottom... just in case!
Also you have to think about the shape of the top you are cutting as the buttons are only designed to hold a slight taper when you tighten up...
Just been thinking, seeing as I dont know what these are anyway, if anyone wants them Im happy to give them away free of charge.
Easiest for anyone local to Wilmslow ( sk9 area) first. Let me know
have been a long term lurker on this form and earned a lot from the excellent advice. However I thought Id post a question now.
A year ago I bought a lathe second hand from someone who had boxes of assorted tools included with it as a job lot.
Most of them I use but some left over...