Lathe work bench

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Project by Jack Labor posted 04-24-2016 12:42 PM 2042 views 10 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had to build a stand for my Lathe. Tool drawer is bottomless so tools are accessible without filling up drawer while turning work.

-- Jack Labor - Elmwood Intarsia - Artistry In Wood

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#1 posted 04-24-2016 02:55 PM

Very nice-and organized.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#2 posted 04-24-2016 04:41 PM

That is a great bench and will be a fine addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 04-24-2016 07:57 PM

I’m in the process of building a cabinet for my Nova. I like how you organized the drawer with the calipers and chucks…...Well done.

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#4 posted 04-24-2016 11:50 PM

Nicely done, it’s just beautiful!
I really like the open bottom drawer you can get at you tools but the shaving just fall though, way cool.

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#5 posted 04-25-2016 01:58 AM


-- Jeff NJ

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#6 posted 04-26-2016 09:50 PM

Great idea with the bottomless tool drawer!

-- Mike from Buffalo "A man spends the first half of his life learning habits that shorten the other half of his life."

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#7 posted 04-27-2016 03:05 PM

The bottomless drawer makes my butt pucker a bit. Knowing that eventually one of my tools will fall through and land tip first onto the ground. I’m thinking a sliding bottom drawer….........slides out to dump the shavings that will accumulate.
Still a clever build….....just be careful.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#8 posted 04-28-2016 12:26 PM

Nice woek, like the organization aspect of it. The cabinet I built for my lathe the top drawer gets a little messy at times lol

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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