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Forum topic by Rick M. posted 09-12-2015 10:31 PM 597 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Rick M.

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09-12-2015 10:31 PM

Lathe is sold, faceplates available
I have a 1958 Craftsman 103, 9×30, wood lathe in Power Gold. I disassembled this lathe completely, filed, tweaked, poked, prodded, and have it running better than new. The only thing I never got around to was repainting. I’ve made a lot of things on this lathe and hate to see it go but I’ve bought another project lathe and need the space. The stand is wood, not the prettiest but sturdy as all get out. $150 Cash or trade for decent CMS.

lathe + stand + original motor
live center
cup center
spur center
3/4-16 to 1-8 adapter (for use with a chuck or any 1-8 accessory)


Manufactured by King Seeley
Color: Power Gold
Spindle 3/4×16
Morse taper one headstock and tailstock
9” swing
30” between centers
ball bearings

Optional, sold separately:
3/4-16 faceplates
3/4-16 RH tap, 3/4-16 LH tap (outboard spindle)


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#1 posted 09-13-2015 03:30 AM

Rick, no kidding I just GAVE one of those to my brother, not a scratch on it and he took it to Missoula.
Harriet, my neighbor to the west moved into a elder facility, her son cleaned out the garage, and he gave me the lathe for being a good neighbor to her.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#2 posted 09-16-2015 06:51 AM

Lathe is sold but I have 3 faceplates and 2 taps for sale.

3/4-16 faceplates, $20 each, 1 steel, 1 aluminum, 1 cast iron (I think).

VERMONT 3/4”-16 CNC forming plug tap GH15 TiN coated $15
HANSON 3/4-16 NF LH HSG Tap, USA, $15


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