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Posted on typed of motors that are useful to save for woodworking?

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Dan Lyke

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#1 posted 1400 days ago

I recently saw a demonstration of a lathe that used a small low speed motor with a speed control to rotate the stock, and a router on a sled with some shaped rails as the tool. The guy who built it used it to make shaped dowels (what do you call those things? If they were flat I’d call ‘em slats) for a cradle.

Seems like a treadmill motor and gearbox, with the speed controller, would be great for that. Gotta build my shop so I’ve got room for toys like this…

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke


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