My name is ART lackey, and I’ve been looking for a good lathe to do turning in my retirement. After using a copy lathe at work for a fiew years I got a little spoiled. After all it is so easy to produce turnings with a copy lathe rather than...
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Location: 300 gillette road WINSTED CT 06098
I've been TURNING WOOD,building furniture,cabinets,and anything out of wood for the last 40 yrs.I think by now I must have wood dust in my veins.I worked 11 yrs for the HITCHCOCK CHAIR FACTORY in riverton ct . 6 of those yrs were spent in the sample shop building the prototype pcs. I worked 9 yrs for OVATION INSTRUMINTS in new hartford ct.carving guitar necks. I also worked at NININGER & COMPANY in ct. building very high end occasional tables.At this time I'm unemployed but doing wood turnings out of my garage and lovin every minute of it. I have a HAPFO AP5000 COPY LATHE and it really does the job! you can see it on my blog.I just picked up another HAPFO LATHE with a large hand wheel to advance the cutters. I wish I had done this year's ago. I never thought it wood work out but at times I can get very busy. The best part is the boss isn't breathing down my neck,and I don't have to punch a clock!
-- IF YOU GIVE A MAN A FISH,YOU FEED HIM FOR A DAY,BUT IF YOU TEACH HIM HOW TO FISH---HE'LL SIT IN A BOAT AND DRINK BEER ALL DAY!
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