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Lilty said:
Probably is a no. 1 morse taper parts can be bought at Grizzly or Penn State Ind.
I got no clue the threads measure 3/4 in across and I count 7 threads in the half that I count on there. the pipe I put on there is 1/2 in with 14 tpi black pipe. Wish I new which plate would just screw on there's a million sizes and tpi. Or a drill chuck
 

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I got no clue the threads measure 3/4 in across and I count 7 threads in the half that I count on there. the pipe I put on there is 1/2 in with 14 tpi black pipe. Wish I new which plate would just screw on there's a million sizes and tpi. Or a drill chuck
Likely you have 3/4in dia x 16 tpi. You need a spindle adapter like this one to get to a more common size 1in dia x 8 tpi.

http://www.pennstateind.com/store/LA3418X.html

Once you get to a common size then you can buy a spindle tap which will allow you to make your own wooden faceplates.

http://www.leevalley.com/US/Wood/page.aspx?p=57074&cat=1,330,49238&ap=1

Or you can purchase metal faceplates.

http://www.pennstateind.com/store/lathe-faceplates.html
 

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Dave Paine said:
Likely you have 3/4in dia x 16 tpi. You need a spindle adapter like this one to get to a more common size 1in dia x 8 tpi.

http://www.pennstateind.com/store/LA3418X.html

Once you get to a common size then you can buy a spindle tap which will allow you to make your own wooden faceplates.

http://www.leevalley.com/US/Wood/page.aspx?p=57074&cat=1,330,49238&ap=1

Or you can purchase metal faceplates.

http://www.pennstateind.com/store/lathe-faceplates.html
Thanks for all your help I'm going to order that adapter from penn in the morning!
 
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