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jumping once again on the Bowl Lathe bandwagon

 I took a break from basket making last week to finally build myself a dedicated lathe for turning bowls. Mine is based on the ones we used when I was a student this spring in Robin Wood’s bowl-turning course at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, MN.  464 more words


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Cleaning our South Bend Model A Lathe

Our South Bend Model A Lathe was rather stiff when we started working with it but we have been cleaning it up a lot since then.   88 more words


A new chuck for the South Bend Model A Lathe

After we got the South Bend Model A lathe setup and started cleaning it up, we discovered that we needed quite a few different parts to make it complete.   154 more words


The lathe.

So I guess I never got around to updating this blog and showing off the lathe even though I finished it months ago. Well here it is. 12 more words


Tool update : removing a very very stuck chuck

It is not fully A-series related, but here is the new addition to the madhouse. Build in 1950 in Britain and used mostly to wind electric motors. 347 more words

Backplate Removal

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All this work took quite a while, but it went miraculously quickly when you consider that Marc's first child was born soon after the April 2011 GingerMan race and parenting duties got in the way of those long nights sweating over a hot lathe in the shop. 117 more words

Hendey Lathe Assembly: Part 2

Work continues on the lathe….

I used my woodworking lathe to clean up the lower cone pulley and the back gears shaft.  I made an arbor out of wood to mount the pieces and then worked on them at my lathe’s lowest speed.  520 more words