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10-19-2011 06:13 AM

Anyone Using Harbor Freight Lathe? - 19 replies

I’d like to have a lathe for handles, dowels, knobs and such, and have been considering my options. I’m always skeptical of Harbor Freight, so I’d like to hear from someone who’s actually used one of their lathes before I buy one. So, anybody out there using a Harbor Freight lathe and would you share your experience?

10-03-2011 02:22 PM

How to route a shallow recess? - 9 replies

Question. I want to make a round mirror from 5/8” stock. I’m thinking that I will put the mirror itself into a round recess that is 3/8” deep. I want to round over the edges of the recess with a 3/16” radius. However, I realize that I have never routed a recess like this one that was too shallow to use the bearing o...

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