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Project by ravensrock posted 11-21-2016 01:14 AM 952 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got in on the Delta lathe deal a few weeks ago but haven’t even used it yet. I wasn’t even looking for a lathe but couldn’t pass this up. But first I needed to build a stand for it. I found a plan online and just tweaked it a bit. The plan suggested MDF. I used birch plywood. I put it on an HTC mobile base so I can move it around the garage. Seems very stable when it’s in the down position. I left some space to the right to put a grinder for sharpening.

This “deal” is going to end up costing me a lot of money! Oh well…I’ll have it for the rest of my life!

-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking





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Sasha

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#1 posted 11-21-2016 09:08 AM

Good, but short…. About 1 meter is desirable. that to insert a rail-post on a ladder. Good luck…..

-- Ganchik Sasha

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#2 posted 11-21-2016 11:35 AM

She’s tidy right enough.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#3 posted 11-21-2016 05:02 PM

That’s a really nice setup, well done!

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trialrun

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#4 posted 11-22-2016 02:57 PM

came out great, where did you source the plans?

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#5 posted 11-22-2016 05:51 PM

Trialrun- It’s a variation of the plans from Shopnotes #67. If you look online you’ll see different takes on the same basic design. Some have more drawers, some more doors, etc.

-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking

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#6 posted 11-22-2016 06:20 PM



Trialrun- It s a variation of the plans from Shopnotes #67. If you look online you ll see different takes on the same basic design. Some have more drawers, some more doors, etc.

- ravensrock

Thx!

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#7 posted 12-19-2016 11:36 PM

Real nice looking lathe stand!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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