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Lathe Refurbish #1: Starting with an unexpected gift.

11-29-2017 06:36 AM by Druid | 11 comments »

This is a project that has been on the back burner for a while now. It started when a neighbour drove into my driveway and started to unload a variety of items. He explained that, since he knew I was interested in woodworking, he thought that I might be able to make use of his old wood lathe. Here is what he unloaded . . . What he gave me was a combination of 2 similar lathes that had been combined to make a longer than normal lathe bed . . . Read that as 57” center to center, and it has a little more than 5”swing over the bed. So far, I’ve only done a general cleanup, and started a new paint job . . . I dont recognise the logo on the head, so any info is welcom...

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