In this video, I’m going another step beyond in eccentric turning. Building on a viewer suggestion to use masking tape to enable power transmission while backing off the pressure between tailstock and headstock.
I made a pair of threaded faceplates in which I drilled holes to provide regular offsets. Corresponding holes would then be drilled into the workpiece. Brass rods, inserted between the workpiece and the faceplate would offset and drive the spindle.
It worked! A double (offset both ends) magic wand. Double the eccentricity, double the magic, and double the power.
This full sized 15″ long wand is made from walnut and red oak. It is finished with mineral oil and beeswax.