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Project by Wellsw posted 10-08-2011 09:30 PM 2728 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a brand new lathe and some MDF i wanted out of my shop. torsion box construction in the top and legs
legs are filled with sand for added stability. I finished it with Hammered metal paint applied with a rolled. Pretty happy with it except I wish I would have sprung for some real drawer slides.





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mikema

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#1 posted 10-08-2011 09:58 PM

Well done! I bought that same Lathe this past weekend at WIA, and really like it. I may have to take some notes from yours when I go to build a stand for mine. Good job!

-- Mike ---- Visit my woodworking blog: http://sawdustnewbie.com

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flwoodhacker

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#2 posted 10-08-2011 11:22 PM

Nice stand. Just one more thing on my “to-build” list

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Eagle1

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#3 posted 10-08-2011 11:45 PM

Great looking stand. I like the finish you used.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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WilsonCreations

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#4 posted 10-08-2011 11:45 PM

I like the sand in the legs—out of sight.

-- Wilson

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 10-08-2011 11:54 PM

Beautiful lathe stand.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Craig Havran

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#6 posted 10-10-2011 05:47 PM

Wow… Congratulations… Your lathe stand is about to be copied and poorly duplicated!!! Any suggestions or things you learned during the process you care to share?

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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GodofBiscuits

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#7 posted 10-10-2011 09:49 PM

Wow! That puts my lathe stand to absolute shame! great work and don’t be too surprised if I post something similar in the not too distant future. ;o)

-- Are you going to use that piece of scrap?

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David Grimes

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#8 posted 10-11-2011 04:12 PM

Nice job.

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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concretepicture

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#9 posted 10-31-2011 10:27 PM

Very slick. I am looking into making a table for my lathe and you have given me a bit more to think about.

-- http://ConcretePicture.wordpress.com

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