James W. McIntyre is the owner of the McIntyre Gun Shop (814/695-1484) in Duncansville, Pennsylvania with an extensive background as an expert gunsmith and machinist. He offers the following drawings to make a taper fixture for your lathe. McIntyre’s design will let you build a fixture for the tail stock of a lathe to cut a taper if you do not already have a taper attachment.
Read more in our March 2015 issue. Back issues are available.