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Treadle Lathe workbench #4: The frame continues....

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Blog entry by jth2bmtsu posted 04-01-2009 01:12 AM 1419 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 3: constructing the frame from my reclaimed wood........ Part 4 of Treadle Lathe workbench series Part 5: lots of progress on frame today. »

Working with reclaimed wood is rewarding but can be a real challenge. This particular wood is so hard, I broke a drill bit and got multiple screws stuck in the wood. Oh well, at least a tree wasn’t cut down for this project, yet!

Today, I started some assembly. Check out my work.


I also wanted to add another picture of the concrete portion of the flywheel for your review. I think I resolved the sizing issue.

I was able to weigh the flywheel today and it weighed right at 80lbs.



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#1 posted 04-01-2009 01:41 AM

When you get that fly wheel in motion, you should have some HP!!

Old wood seems like concrete at times. I remember working in old buildings in Seattle and wondering if that stuff was really wood?:~)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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