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Forum topic by John S. Sandor posted 06-07-2010 01:53 AM 5620 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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John S. Sandor

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06-07-2010 01:53 AM

I just received a Dunlap Lathe Model Number 103.21600 from a member of our woodworking club. He believes that the lathe was made in the 1950’s. It is from Sears Roebuck. I was hoping that someone may have some information on this model lathe and where I might find a manual and if you can still find parts. The lathe is rusty and need a lot of clean-up work on it. I am in the process of cleaning it up. Let me know if there is any information on this model.

Thanking you in advance for any help that you may provide.

John S. Sandor

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#1 posted 06-07-2010 03:37 AM

You can find information on Old Woodworking Machines
here is a link to photos Dunlap Lathes
and also here is a link to a manual

Hope this helps.


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#2 posted 06-07-2010 06:32 PM

Those are good links

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#3 posted 01-12-2012 06:23 PM

That is a good little lathe.
I am still working on my 103.21600.
I just built a table for my 103.23070.
It is amazing how a 60+ year old tool can be just as good today as it was then.
Good luck on your restore.


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Bill Slayton

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#4 posted 08-30-2014 11:18 PM

Was just given a 103.21600 lathe. Excellent condition!

Does anyone know where I can get a 4-jaw scroll chuck, a pen chuck, or a pen mandrel for it? Would like to use it mostly for turning pens so I can keep my big lathe strictly setup for bowls.

Any help greatly appreciated!

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