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My Lathe #2: Solutions and Fixes!

03-21-2019 08:12 PM by Jerome | 3 comments »

Today was a fact finding mission that began with a trip to Woodcraft. I looked ot other lathes and their construction. I also checked out some drive spur options and tailstock options. While I was at it, I priced some new lathes with variable speed, spindle locks, lathe stands, and full sized lathes. Still, my mission was to find out why i was having my issue, and I narrowed it down one by one! First was the fact that my tailstock was slipping. I took it apart and inspected it. I searched for washers that would suffice as replacement parts, but ultimately there was no problem with my existing tailstock. As it turns out, the camshaft is slipping a bit. My solution was to tighten the bo...

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