How to use tool post in a sentence
A simple lever, fulcrumed on a bar held by the tool post, is drilled and tapped in the end to receive the screw.
A bar of this kind is more rigid than a tool held in the tool post.
The surface e at the top of the tool post slot is curved so that it will bear upon the top of the tool at a point only.
Fig. 614 is the tool post used at the back of the rest, the piece b passing through the tool post slot.
This enables the tool post to be moved from side to side of the tool rest, and swing around in any required position.
British Dictionary definitions for tool post
the rigid holding device which holds the cutting tool on a lathe and some other machine tools
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