Lathe Table

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Project by TeeQue posted 11-05-2014 04:30 AM 1824 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was not planning on doing this but when my current lathe table cracked and started shaking it caused me to fling a nice Purple Heart vase. I had enough. This table might be over kill but what I saw and researched my table was not heavy enough any way. I am not complete finished and should be in one more day. Will post some more updated photos when I am finished.

-- Tom, SCarolina, Learning the Hardway!

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#1 posted 11-05-2014 05:49 AM

Yea, I don’t think it’s going anywhere. That should last a lifetime. With the legs angled out you will see a big difference in stability. Good work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 11-05-2014 02:12 PM

That would also make a heck of a butcher block in someone’s kitchen! You might be able to market that and sell enough of them so that your lathe bench winds up costing you nothing.

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#3 posted 11-05-2014 03:07 PM

Great looking brute of a bench.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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#4 posted 11-05-2014 09:13 PM

Looks solid and steardy. Good job.

-- While teaching a class, a gentlemen once asked me: "When chip carving an intricate design, what do you do when you are almost finished and the wood breaks off?" I replied "Cover the kids ears."

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Scott Oldre

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#5 posted 11-06-2014 01:25 PM

Yeah, I don’t think that’s moving anywhere soon. Both my lathes are on wheels, cuz they have to move every time I use them.

Scott – Ballentine SC

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#6 posted 11-13-2014 03:06 PM

SSSssssoollllid & pleasing

-- shuja

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