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Posted on Help confirming my vintage lathe & accessories

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Bmezz

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#1 posted 07-18-2018 04:00 PM

This looks quite a bit like your lathe. Dated 1932

http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/detail.aspx?id=6684

Check out the photo index for pictures of the same lathe . The headstock threads are probably 1”X8 and morse taper2 on both ends. Best to Chang the bearings on a machine that old. Won’t cost much and the lathe will last a lifetime.
I strongly suggest finding a turning club. Turners are glad to help and will save you time, money and potential bloodshed. Most clubs offer beginner courses or at least mentoring.

-- Member Valley Woodturners Ottawa. Member AAW


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