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Project by ProbablyLost posted 11-06-2009 01:40 AM 3062 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I added a simple mobile base to raise the height of the lathe and a small cabinet with drawers to hold my lathe tools.

-- Chris





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alholstein

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#1 posted 11-06-2009 02:04 AM

Lost,

That is an excellent I idea, something that I need to do pretty quick. I just got a lathe and it is driving me nuts because I don’t have a proper place to put things. I don’t know how long it was have taken me to come up this idea on my own.

Al

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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oldwoodman

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#2 posted 11-06-2009 07:09 AM

Lost,

Beautifully built cabinet!!!! And I see that you have a wide range of chisels from which to choose. What are you favorite woods to turn?

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 11-06-2009 07:57 AM

nice work good cabinet

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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GaryK

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#4 posted 11-06-2009 08:10 AM

Great idea and job on that box!

I have the exact same HF lathe.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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nmkidd

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#5 posted 11-06-2009 09:17 AM

Nice caabinet and great use of an otherwise wasted space.

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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Mike Gager

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#6 posted 11-06-2009 02:49 PM

hi chris, i like the mobile base but was wondering if it leads to any vibration issues?

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sswoodworking

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#7 posted 11-06-2009 06:51 PM

Very well done.
How do you like the lathe itself? Ive been eyeballing one for a long time.

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Bob Kollman

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#8 posted 11-08-2009 08:41 AM

I like it, nice place to put all your turning tools.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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dbhost

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#9 posted 11-19-2009 08:53 PM

Another HF #34706 owner here too! Great idea. Did you have plans you worked from? Does it offer a good amount of ballast / stability?

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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Raymond

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#10 posted 03-04-2011 11:17 PM

Same lathe here as well. Great job on the stand.

-- Ray

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