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Forum topic by a1Jim posted 10-26-2009 02:38 AM 3970 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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a1Jim

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10-26-2009 02:38 AM

Topic tags/keywords: lathe

Here’s a hard to find item I thought someone might be looking for. Seems cheep enough

Woodchuck IRT-33 Legacy Ornamental Mill Milling

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160372593527&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123

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#1 posted 10-26-2009 03:27 AM

Interesting….. You just never know what you are going to come across. Thanks for sharing.

-- Mike, VT

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#2 posted 10-26-2009 04:42 AM

I’ve got a buddy that has a Legacy Mill This one looks really old.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#3 posted 10-26-2009 04:58 AM

It does look like an oldie . It says it was the first model . But I think the the new models go over $3000.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 10-27-2009 01:28 AM

Looks like a cool machine, thanks for sharing.

-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns

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#5 posted 10-27-2009 01:34 AM

LJ Don butler has a legacy and does fantastic work with it.

-- Carpenter assembles with hands, Designer builds with brains, Artist creates with heart!

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#6 posted 10-27-2009 02:39 AM

I could use another anchor, two are useful if you want to stay a beam of the wind as you fish…

That’s about what I’d do with it since I have no knowledge of what it does or how it works!

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#7 posted 11-17-2009 05:59 PM

Ironically, I am the one who purchased this item. It was a fluke I ran across this site while doing research on it. While it is not the ornamental mill as described (that would be the latter Woodchuck MA), it is a Woodchuck IRT-33. Although the 33 referred to the original length in inches, this one has 8’ foot rails. They do appear to be OEM. So in essence, it is an 8’ long fixed, indexable router table that is adjustable head and tail to create tapers. There were some gears and parts that came with it, but they appear to be for a Woodchuck MA. Maybe someone thought they could convert this into an ornamental mill. Possible, but the cost factor would be high unless a reasonably priced 8’ long feedscrew could be obtained. I had to straighted the mid brackets upon getting (appears someone might have stood on it). Make no mistake though, this is of heavy duty construction. The table rails are channeled steel, the adjustable table guides are steel, and the indexing plates are heavy gauge aluminum. I just finished building a base for it, and hope to have it attached and operational soon!

-- "If you can't find it, build it. If you can't build it, then you must need some more tools."

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#8 posted 11-17-2009 07:12 PM

I guess I should clarify what I meant when I stated “not the ornamental mill as described” in my last post. While it is an ornamental mill, it cannot make spiral cuts (what many, including myself, think of with the term ornamental milling). But fixed positioning ornamentation should be a piece of cake.

-- "If you can't find it, build it. If you can't build it, then you must need some more tools."

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#9 posted 07-15-2011 03:53 AM

I went to ebay and this auction is closed bit there is another mill up for auction. A model 1000EX. Idle too big for my shop at 80”. If anyone knows of a model 9001000EX for sale, I’m interested.

-- Ron Ramsey, Rochester Hills,

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