I had some trouble trying to get a good video of the lathe working but I’ll keep trying. In the mean time, here are some pictures of a sewing box he made for my grandmother. It was started in 1931 and completed in 1934. It has over 2300 p...
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Location: Upstate South Carolina
I was born in Dover Ohio and lived in New Philadelphia Ohio until the age of 13 when my father was transferd to upstate South Carolina where I have lived for the past 40 years. I like making just about anything from wood. I do not consider myself an expert and am always interested in learning more.
My Grandfather was a master craftsman, he did the type of work you do not see today. I guess I am inspired by him but can not come close to his skills and talant.
I have some of his work and I just recently aquired some of his tools from my uncle. He actually built his own lathe and I am just giddy to have aquired this unique piece of equipment. It was built in the 30s.
-- Doug, South Carolina
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My grandfather was the son of German immigrants. He lived in Dover Ohio where he worked in a steel mill. He was friends with Mooney Warther another master craftsman in his own right. If you are ever in Dover check out Warthers museum or Google ...
This is a lathe that may grandfather built back in the 30s. My uncle had it since my grandfather passed away in the early 70s. I was able to get it when they auctioned my uncle’s belongings to keep him in assisted living. It is fairly simple ...