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Workshop #22: ShopQuest 2014- Lathe Set UP!!

175 days ago by clieb91 | 6 comments »

Hey all, I am happy to report that a big part of ShopQuest 2014 has been completed. My new lathe is on a stand and all set up to try out. It was built using left over 2×4s and a new 2×12 board. Seems pretty sturdy so far and considering I am not planning on throwing a massive chunk of anything on it I think it will work well. I am planning to hopefully turn something this evening. Have to take a look to see what I have that is prepped to go. Otherwise it will be a few days. T...

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TIW Ep 46 - Lathe Station - Part 4

371 days ago by Shawn Sealer | 3 comments »

Part 4 of 4 of my lathe station. From planing to finishing. In this series I build a dedicated stand for my bentchtop lathe. In this episode I plan out the project and start building the draws. SketchUp Plans http://www.theinternetwoodworker.com/downloads.html

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TIW Ep. 45 - Lathe Station - Part 3

385 days ago by Shawn Sealer | 2 comments »

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TIW Ep. 43 - Lathe Station - Part 1

420 days ago by Shawn Sealer | 6 comments »

Part 1 of my lathe station. From planing to finishing. In this series I build a dedicated stand for my bench top lathe. In this episode I plan out the project and start building the main box. SketchUp Plans http://www.theinternetwoodworker.com/downloads.html

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Lathe Stand from Scrap (Almost)

1043 days ago by David Grimes | 15 comments »

I just received a really inexpensive (less than $90) 40” lathe (not HF). To try it out, it seemed that the first order of business is a stand to sit it on (and stabilize it). I looked at all the lathe stand projects and found one by fellow LJs Garys and garriv777 that seemed to have the length and depth I was after. Theirs is much nicer than my pine, treated pine and Advantech creation, but then again I’m not finished yet. ;=) I had every thing I needed except two 8 foot 2...

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New "Antique" Lathe Stand #4: Out with the old, in with the,.. well,.. much older.

1447 days ago by scottb | 1 comment »

After the final phase of glue up for the legs, putting the top on was a piece of cake. Clamp, countersink, screw, (so it can be adjusted if ever necessary)¬†and this puppy is ready for work. Well, it’s ready for it’s close up,... then work (or play) depending on your perspective. Goodbye workmate,¬†Hello, nurse! I left in that metal plate on the ends. For looks and added weight. Plus it makes a handy chisel holder! As you can see by the outsid...

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New "Antique" Lathe Stand #3: stand up

1448 days ago by scottb | 3 comments »

The second piece of old fashioned book binding equipment (nearly 2” thick Maple!) going into this project: Removing metal hardware before running through the tablesaw. The mortising for it, done almost entirely by drill. threaded metal rods run through both ends, cross grain. for rigidity? structural integrity? aid in glue up? Didja guess #2? Ok, so I knew this one had a split in it, but I didn’t know how bad. Luckily the plan was to rip off both edges, lik...

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New "Antique" Lathe Stand #1: step up to the stand

1461 days ago by scottb | 4 comments »

I wasn’t totally happy with the former workbench, turned lathe stand. So, when we moved, I re-purposed that to be the outfeed table for my table saw, and set about planning a new one for my mini lathe. I had a couple plans that I’d almost made – but would have had to buy or salvage the right pieces. One was a great, and HEAVY, made with plywood and filled with sand. Twice, I almost started that one… but the idea of something lighter with properly splayed legs appeal...

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004: cheap, rolling lathe stand #5: dust hood mount solution

1589 days ago by Gary Fixler | 20 comments »

This one’s been in the works for awhile, and by that I mean I’ve pondered it in my head for a few minutes here and there over the last several months. I’ve had the general idea most of that time, but this week I pondered even harder than ever and imagined all of the pieces. I just wanted something simple that could hold one of the two dust hoods I’ve ended up with from Rockler, but I wanted to be able to tilt it forward over the piece, or backward out of the way, an...

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004: cheap, rolling lathe stand #4: installing the drawers

1617 days ago by Gary Fixler | 15 comments »

When I last left off, I showed the dovetail slides, but they didn’t have a good way yet of attaching to the drawers, and weren’t in the drawer carcase yet. That reminds me. Here’s the carcase installed: I cut a piece of scrap ply to fit on the top and tacked it on with small, set nails – lots of ‘em :) And now for another rambling video on how I finished up the drawer slides: This was the glue-up on the drawer blocks: Adding walnut pegs thro...

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