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Craftsman/King Seeley 9x30 Lathe #2: Shop made disc sander lathe attachment

04-14-2013 02:16 AM by Woodknack | 4 comments »

I picked up some 6” psa sandpaper at the Borg, cut a couple MDF circles and attached them to faceplates. The stand is made from 1/2”x 3” black pipe and a floor flange. I found some 9” psa discs online so I can go a bit bigger.

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Craftsman/King Seeley 9x30 Lathe #1: Stand finished and first turning

03-30-2013 03:33 AM by Woodknack | 24 comments »

I happened across this Craftsman lathe, the previous owner hated it and wanted $50 for it so I took it home. It came with a 2×4 stand, 1/3HP motor, 2 faceplates, a spur drive and cup center. First thing I did was disassemble, clean, and reassemble everything. Some things had been put together wrong; the drive pulley was in the wrong place so the indexing pin wouldn’t engage and the tailstock handwheel would move in and out instead of the ram. The bearings seemed fine out of the...

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