The New Tool - Grizzly Lathe G0462

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Blog series by IowaWoodcrafter updated 04-23-2008 06:13 AM 2 parts 8067 reads 15 comments total

Part 1: Expecting and waiting anxiously

04-15-2008 06:27 PM by IowaWoodcrafter | 8 comments »

The state income tax man was a little generous this year. I’ve ordered a new piece of hardware for my shop. I ordered a Grizzly wood lathe model G0462. I ordered it on Saturday and it’s going to be delivered either today or tomorrow. Another example of the great customer service I’ve come to expect from Grizzly. I’ve never used a lathe in my life. I’m anxious to try my hand at turning, but I’m also a little afraid. Turning seems to be something tha...

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Part 2: Arrived and assembled

04-23-2008 06:13 AM by IowaWoodcrafter | 7 comments »

I ordered the lathe on Saturday and received a call from the shipping company on Tuesday, talk about fast service! The delivery actually took place on Thursday due to the shipping companies truck routes. The shipping company was Saia. I had to have lift gate service because the lathe was being delivered to my home. The driver was nice enough to drop the pallete in my garage instead of leaving it on the street. I was so busy assembling the lathe that I forgot to take pictures. I didn&#...

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