150 horse power wood lathe

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Blog entry by Hacksaw007 posted 04-13-2012 09:38 PM 6262 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Check out this odd wood lathe made from a van. Just when you think you have seen it all, something like this comes out. NOT suggested to try, I will stick with my smaller wood lathes thank you.


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#1 posted 04-13-2012 09:57 PM

Wow, and it comes complete with a swivel head. Can’t beat that.

-- Mel,

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#2 posted 04-13-2012 10:00 PM


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#3 posted 04-13-2012 11:20 PM

Would make Red Green proud!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 04-14-2012 03:37 AM

Yeah, that looks like something Red Green would do! They took him off our local PBS channel. Haven’t seen one of his shows for a while. It was always good for a laugh and how NOT to do something!!!

-- Every day above ground is a good day!!!

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#5 posted 04-14-2012 08:59 AM

That’s crazy but innovating lol

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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#6 posted 04-14-2012 11:04 AM


-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#7 posted 04-14-2012 11:45 AM

I don’t reckon I’d want to do that. The first thing you know that tool digs in and the end flies up and hits you right between the legs. ;-|

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 04-14-2012 05:10 PM

Good demo.
4 in 1 Multi tool:
Going to town vehicle (church), snow removal , crow bar for building fence,and a LATHE !
No “WOUSSY” safety crap or anything.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#9 posted 04-14-2012 09:51 PM

Whatever it takes. That guy should have exercised some safety by wearing a face mask. He should have known that duct tape will hold just as well as a weld. Sheeesh!

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#10 posted 04-15-2012 10:02 PM

He is nuts and some of his other stuff is just as bad. You do know that is Red Greens cousin.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#11 posted 04-15-2012 10:33 PM

Scary, Truly Scary!!


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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