FrankenLathe II -- From a truckload of parts!
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One of 2 beds, and pulleys
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Motor
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Lots of gears and such
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Broken gear in power apron
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More gears
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Headstock, Tailstock, Crossslides, etc
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Chuck
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De-rusting complete, starting assembly
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Headstock
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Overall
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Building a frame
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Mounting the switch
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Leather drive belt is threaded through...
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...then cut with a skive, laced, and glued
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Manual apron
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Testing, playing, what's the difference
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Repaired Cross Slide for Power Apron
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Markings
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Slidescrew
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Power Apron
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Quick Change Gearbox
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Nameplate
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Spare 3 ft bed
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And you thought the rest was old...
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Dremel attachment for light work
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Similar lathe, but clean and with paint
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Toolpost
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Headstock, chuck, motor, and pulleys make this end too heavy to move...
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...unless...
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...you put it on skates!

 

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