Index Wheels for Fluting and Wood Working Enhancements
Flute Master is the sole owner, manufacturer and distributor of Iron Fire indexing wheels.
It's a high quality, American made product, with great personal service and support.
(Iron Fire Index wheels are included with the Flute Master and the Spiral Master)
Specify the size of your lathe spindle when ordering
1 inch, 1 1/4 inch, 33 mm, or custom size
The Iron Fire Indexing Wheel manufactured by Flute Master is an outstanding wood working design and pattern-making tool that offers accurately engineered hole placements. This allows you to make consistent, evenly spaced construction lines, patterns and design layouts on two dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) wood turning surfaces.
Limited only by the imagination, endless wood working enhancements are possible in fluting, wood burning, dyeing, scribing, carving, chip carving, marking, scoring, piercing, inlays and more!
- Made in USA
- Save hours of time -- no need to build one yourself.
- Made from technical plastic resins for strength and durability.
- Indexing Wheels are available in three common sizes to match standard lathe spindle sizes:
Three Standard Sizes (1): 1"-8 Size (2): 1-1/4"-8 Size (3): 33mm
- Installs securely on lathe spindle quickly, behind standard lathe chuck.
- Will not interfere with lathe performance (10" minimum lathe swing)
- An optional index wheel pin holder is available from Flute Master
- Custom sizes for other spindle sizes are available
Indexing Wheel Hole Patterns / Evenly Spaced Layout Options
Calculated and engineered 14, 36, 48 and 60-hole patterns allow for 20 obvious, symmetrical, evenly spaced layout combinations, as well as hundreds of asymmetrical layout combinations.
- 14 Hole pattern makes 2-7-14 evenly spaced layout options
- 36 Hole pattern makes 2-3-4-9-12-18-36 evenly spaced layout options
- 48 Hole pattern makes 2-3-4-6-8-12-16-24-48 evenly spaced layout options
- 60 Hole pattern makes 2-3-4-5-6-10-12-15-20-30-60 evenly spaced layout options
Index – 20 different Even Combinations by degrees.
(Even more options by skipping holes.)
- 2 hole pattern = 180° between holes
- 3 hole pattern = 120° between holes
- 4 hole pattern = 90° between holes
- 5 hole pattern = 72° between holes
- 6 hole pattern = 60° between holes
- 7 hole pattern = 51.4° between holes
- 8 hole pattern = 45° between holes
- 9 hole pattern = 40° between holes
- 10 hole pattern = 36° between holes
- 12 hole pattern = 30° between holes
- 14 hole pattern = 25.7° between holes
- 15 hole pattern = 24° between holes
- 16 hole pattern = 22.5° between holes
- 18 hole pattern = 20° between holes
- 20 hole pattern = 18° between holes
- 24 hole pattern = 15° between holes
- 30 hole pattern = 12° between holes
- 36 hole pattern = 10° between holes
- 48 hole pattern = 7.5° between holes
- 60 hole pattern = 6° between holes