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Forum topic by Woodknack posted 06-08-2018 05:52 PM 764 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Woodknack

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06-08-2018 05:52 PM

Topic tags/keywords: trick lathe turning

Neat trick for extending a Midi lathe as long as you have two. Seen on Forged in Fire.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/


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#1 posted 06-08-2018 08:47 PM

That is clever as long as nothing moves!

-- A bad day woodworking is still better than a good day working.

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#2 posted 06-09-2018 03:05 AM

Both have same rotational speed ?

-- When I was a kid I wanted to be older . . . . . this CRAP is not what I expected ! RIP 09/08/2018

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#3 posted 06-09-2018 03:47 AM


Both have same rotational speed ?
- JollyGreen67

I don’t know, it doesn’t matter for this. It’s headstock to tailstock.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#4 posted 06-09-2018 01:49 PM

Looks like I need an eye exam. :o) Clever idea.

-- When I was a kid I wanted to be older . . . . . this CRAP is not what I expected ! RIP 09/08/2018

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