Fixing up a Craftsman 149-23871 lathe

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Blog series by Ripthorn updated 12-15-2012 02:50 AM 1 part 3226 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: Intro

12-05-2012 02:10 AM by Ripthorn | 2 comments »

So I was inadvertently very smart as a teenager, claiming all my dad’s tools that he was replacing/upgrading. One of these was a really old craftsman 149-23871 lathe. So I got this a couple years ago, but have not done anything with it until now. The issue is that it needed just a little help (in surprisingly good shape, really), but it was discontinued a loooong time ago and replacement parts are non-existent. So I took to the internet for technical information. All I could find w...

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