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Blog entry by Stephenw posted 02-25-2012 10:34 PM 4681 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got my first lathe…

http://shopngarage.com/2012/02/harbor-freight-10-x-18-wood-lathe/

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Dallas

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#1 posted 02-25-2012 11:15 PM

So, Well then.. Am I gonna be the only one without a lathe??

I can hear it now…. “But Honey, all the other guys have lathes!” And She’ll answer, “If all the other guys jumped off the pier would you do it too?”

(I’m not brave enough to answer out loud, “Depends on how warm the water is!”)

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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Louie41

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#2 posted 02-25-2012 11:36 PM

no, I’ll be without one for a while. still building up my inventory of tools. bandsaw and drill press are next for me.

Looking forward to hearing a review on the HF Lathe.

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doncutlip

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#3 posted 02-25-2012 11:37 PM

No lathe here either, but someday perhaps. That looks like a good one you bought.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Rustic

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#4 posted 02-26-2012 02:16 AM

I have the smaller one…I LOVE IT

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Martyroc

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#5 posted 02-26-2012 03:41 AM

No lathe for me either, well not a working one anymore. Let me know how the HF one is, there cheap enough that I can pick one up soon if it’s worth the money.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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