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Lathe Stand with Storage

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Project by fixthisbuildthat posted 06-22-2017 11:24 PM 763 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey, guys! I made a lathe stand with tons of storage for my JET 1221 lathe. Loving all the extra space this thing gives me.

If you’d like to see the full build video or get plans then you can see them at: http://fixthisbuildthat.com/diy-wood-lathe-stand-plans/

Thanks!
Brad

-- http://FixThisBuildThat.com - Projects, Plans, and Tools





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 06-22-2017 11:58 PM

For some reason building a good working stand for my tools is something I just never get around to. I am forced to do it now since I have redone my shop and need a few. Thanks for showing what you built

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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fixthisbuildthat

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#2 posted 06-23-2017 02:05 AM

Thanks, Larry! I really enjoy shop projects :)


For some reason building a good working stand for my tools is something I just never get around to. I am forced to do it now since I have redone my shop and need a few. Thanks for showing what you built

- Hawaiilad


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#3 posted 06-23-2017 02:10 AM

That is a very nice cabinet. Good work, will give you years of service and make a great addition to your shop.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 06-23-2017 11:41 AM

Nicely Done!
Extra storage is always a welcome addition.

-- Doug...

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#5 posted 06-23-2017 02:14 PM

This is a very nice lathe base. It’s beautifully done and has a lot of storage. This is a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#6 posted 06-23-2017 04:55 PM

Functional and well done!
Mike

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#7 posted 06-24-2017 08:07 AM

Great job, I built one as well. Mine was once that clean lol. The bad news was my mentor ( a guy that has turned thousands of bowls immediately said ken your lathe its to high ). I needed to make a base to stand on or make a new stand. I welded one up and use the cabinet next to the lathe for accessories.

My bowl turning instantly improved with the correct height. Good luck, nice work.

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

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