Reply To: Spindle too big? › Forums › Beginner Questions › Spindle too big? › Reply To: Spindle too big? February 5, 2020 at 10:33 pm #6180 FrankwoodParticipant @Frankwood If the hole in the lap is to small to go on the shaft, which will almost certainly be ½”. Then you will have to bore it out, a pistol drill will do the job.