The stand is now painted, it did take a little work to get it cleaned up. I used SoyGel on the old finish that was caked on. I put it on and let it sit for 30 minutes and the old finish scraped right off. I was also able to find a could missing...
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Location: Lees Summit, MO
I get great satisfaction making things from my own two hands. In high school, I made a Dinning room table, roll top desk and a steamer trunk. I find it relaxing to spend time in the shop. If I don't know how to do something, I'll go research it and figure it out. "Jack of all trades, Master of none!"
I am married and am blessed with two little girls, Karsyn (4) & Katelyn (2). If there where only more hours in the day.
-- Steven - "Good enough for who it's for!"
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|commented on||Lathe 's pen and natural colors||06-02-2011 10:34 PM|
|commented on||Powermatic 45 Lathe #3: Stand painted, started Putting it all back together.||03-17-2011 09:08 PM|
|added blog entry||Powermatic 45 Lathe #3: Stand painted, started Putting it all back together.||03-17-2011 06:48 PM|
|added blog entry||Powermatic 45 Lathe #2: Paint almost comeplete||03-11-2011 06:39 PM|
|added blog entry||Powermatic 45 Lathe #1: Bought a 1967 PM45 lathe||03-11-2011 07:32 AM|
|commented on||Hummer||03-09-2011 07:13 PM|
|commented on||Ian Hawthorne's Profile||02-24-2011 10:36 PM|
|commented on||Dining Room Table||02-17-2011 11:40 PM|
|commented on||The Andersen Project||02-14-2011 10:15 PM|
|commented on||barkupatree's Profile||02-10-2011 11:28 PM|
|commented on||Tasai Tsuki Kumi Nomi||02-08-2011 09:25 PM|
|commented on||Rustic Maple Pickup Bed||02-07-2011 05:50 PM|
|commented on||Blue Rimmed Maple Bowl||02-03-2011 09:08 PM|
|added project||Cedar/Walnut Partition||01-31-2011 08:06 AM|
|commented on||drift wood eagle||01-21-2011 10:04 PM|
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This is where I’m at today! I’ve pretty much taken everything apart so I could paint. I did forget to mention that this lathe has the step pulley, not the variable speed (wish it was VS). I had some trouble taking the tool rest apart...
I picked up a 1967 Powermatic 45 lathe that I hope to restore. It wasn’t in the best of shape, but there where no cracks in the casting, it ran and I only paid $200 for it. Included in that, there was about 6 face plates, four sets of chea...