Mini Lathe Stand, Workshop Refresh

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Project by QuickWay posted 07-25-2012 08:24 PM 7579 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished a mini lathe stand (Wood issue #182 March 2008). I love it so far. The Jet 1236 is a gift from a very good friend when he upgraded to a newer bigger better Lathe. I got the Jointer ( Powermatic Model 50 ) for a very reasonable price. To make the new machines fit my little shop went through a major refresh. I had to remove some stuff to get these tools in, but now I seem to have more room. Time to get busy on the end table for my mother-in-law.

-- Bill Native Texan

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#1 posted 07-25-2012 08:52 PM

Nice looking shop, I love your jointer. I would love to find me a Powermatic model 50 6’’ jointer.

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#2 posted 07-25-2012 10:47 PM

Looks like a nice little setup. I have been trying to get my garage organized for years.

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#3 posted 07-25-2012 11:04 PM

Great build, looks wonderful and now you have no excuse to get started on that table. Mom’s rule you know

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#4 posted 07-25-2012 11:34 PM

Good job and a sweet looking shop. The bandsaw caught my eye! I want a bigger one. LOL

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#5 posted 07-26-2012 11:44 AM

Nice place, looking good.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 07-27-2012 10:16 AM

Looking good Bill, I’ve been working on mine, but I have a long way to go to catch up, lighting first.

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