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Posted on Metal Lathe vs. Wood Lathe

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#1 posted 06-12-2008 07:31 PM

I have both one metal and two wood lathes.

There’s no reason you can’t use the metal one for wood. I do. It’s perfect for getting things exactly the same.


1. yes
2. not at the exact same time :-) otherwise yes.
3. yes, a tool rest. Depending on what is there already.
4. no.

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