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Project by Ajs73 posted 117 days ago 1009 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wish I had a good lathe ( on the list )
Anyway part of my job is to clean up
new home construction sites. It sounds
like a crappy job and it is but there are
many benefits. I haven’t bought a electrical
box, plumbing fittings, etc. Anything a trade
can leave behind. I’ve been saving these
newel posts, ( had 5 ) and finally figured out
what to do with them. Coat tree sounded good, Make some
legs, Buy some hooks, Easy Enough !

I bought lathe off CL for $20 (no motor)
just cause it was cheap and I thought it
was pretty neat. Figured I’d have a little
fun!

-- Andy, Alliance,Ohio





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Ajs73

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#1 posted 117 days ago

Also made legs out of stair treads.
100 percent oak ( other then biscuits,
glue, & hooks )

-- Andy, Alliance,Ohio

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NormG

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#2 posted 116 days ago

Great fine and reuse. Amazing what you might find I would think

-- Norman

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Patrick's work shop

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#3 posted 113 days ago

Good find on Craigslist nice little lathe .I love craigslist there are lots of good tools for sell cheap I got a porter cable table saw for 40 bucks it had a semi new Freud blade in it and that blade is 35 bucks new. Score!!
The coat rack looks great and I like the reuse of stuff.

-- Patrick's work shop

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