The grinder jig came the other day. It's now installed and ready for me to dull up so lathe tools. It's basically the same as the Wolverine/OneWay set-up like I used at the Marc Adams school and that I bought for the Woodshop at the high school but is made by PSI instead. Seems to be well made and it was quite a bit cheaper. I can't see me working on the mini-lathe all day, every day, so it should last me a lifetime. Of course, at my age I don't even buy green bananas any more. I still need to level and fasten down the lathe bed extension but other than that, I'm ready to turn.
I broke down and bought a good cordless drill the other day. Actually, the Missus said she throw in half for my birthday present, so here we are. Home Despot had the two-fer of drill and impact driver for a decent price, so that's what I went with. The impact driver has a chuck set up for the 1/4" hex shank tools. I don't know how often I'll have use for that but I bought a 3/8" square drive adapter for it so I can use it as an impact wrench for bolting things up. Plus that gives me a spare battery for the drill. I also bought the 45 piece tool bit set in the photo to just keep in the bag with the drill. Menards had the set for $2.99. Pretty much everything a guy needs for driving screws for three bucks? Yeah, why not.
Now it's back to the mowing, painting, Sportstering.
Have a good weekend. Weather here's going to be fine. Get outside and enjoy it!