my router lathe

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Project by Aziz Subach posted 07-14-2014 06:59 PM 3486 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This lathe / router comprising a lathe is broken there, some steel rods, linear bearings, etc.. In addition the system uses a bicycle wheel and chain synchronous movement of the lathe and router. This way I can create precise spirals.
Regards, Aziz.
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#1 posted 07-14-2014 07:02 PM

Interesting use of a router.
How well do the router bits hold up with this type of use?

I assume you do not do any rough cutting with the router?

-- Brad, Texas,

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#2 posted 07-14-2014 07:06 PM

You do beautiful work on your router lathe Aziz, keep doing

the good work!

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Aziz Subach

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#3 posted 07-14-2014 07:12 PM

Router bits hold like a normal job. Thanks for the encouragement of friends.


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#4 posted 07-15-2014 05:10 PM

That is quite the tool and it looks like it does the job intended!
An ingenious design, it’s obvious that it must be fun to use seeing all the chips around it.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Aziz Subach

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#5 posted 07-15-2014 07:13 PM

to oldnovice
True. The device makes a lot of tasks, aligning cylindrical wood legs copying tables and chairs, precise spirals, copying decorations etc..


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#6 posted 07-16-2014 04:30 PM

Nice DIY lathe! Something like a Mad Max machine.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Aziz Subach

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#7 posted 07-16-2014 05:21 PM

send me link of the maxmachine.


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