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Blog entry by Grumpy posted 363 days ago 1008 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a home made lathe without the usual nuts and bolts. A brilliant effort
Passed on to LJ’s from my buddy Andy.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eG9R0q9QJQc

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python



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Don Broussard

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#1 posted 363 days ago

That’s beautiful and inspirational! Great design and craftsmanship, with mostly hand tools. I like the handle he made at the end for that huge chisel. Thanks for posting.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#2 posted 363 days ago

I ditto the beautiful and inspirational, great job.

-- Naz

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#3 posted 363 days ago

good to see you back ole Buddy !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 363 days ago

Excellent

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#5 posted 363 days ago

I get the impression this guy doesn’t care whether his shop has 220 or 3-phase access at all. That’s one thing that can be done with all those disassembled lathe parts that turn up on eBay all the time (sellers take them apart to sell parts separately because of shipping costs).

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#6 posted 362 days ago

sweet, thanks for sharing

-- Joel

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#7 posted 362 days ago

Nice build with hand tools,. I’ll be he used that big chisel he made at the end,too!!............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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#8 posted 362 days ago

Beyond brilliant! Thanks for posting.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 362 days ago

VERY COOL!!!

Lee

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#10 posted 362 days ago

Good post Grumpy.
Thank you.

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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#11 posted 361 days ago

Thanks Jocks. I thought it was worth a look.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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