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12-02-2016 08:02 PM

Topic tags/keywords: atlas wood lathe 10106242

Hello, I own an Atlas wood lathe from the 1930’s I believe, with some research I’ve determined it an equivalent to the craftsman 101.06242 9”x30”. I am in need of some parts and can’t seem to find any, spindle shaft, spindle pulley etc. I also cannot seem to figure out how to get the spindle shaft out, the pulley seems to be stuck or I’m doing something wrong. Any help I would receive would be very much appreciated, thank you.

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#1 posted 12-02-2016 08:13 PM

Good chance your pulley is just corroded in place. Soak the heck out of it with some penetrating oil and see if it loosens up. While you may not be able to find a direct replacement, there’s a good chance you can find one the same size online.

Will need some pics to aid further since I’m not familiar with that lathe.

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#2 posted 12-03-2016 06:23 PM

If you haven’t seen it, here is a link to the original manual that came with the 101.06242. Might be of some help to you. Otherwise, I agree with Kenny that some penetrating oil will probably free the pulley from the spindle. Provided you’ve already removed the set screws of course.

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#3 posted 12-03-2016 06:40 PM

Spindle comes out towards the tailstock (to the right when looking at it from the front). You will need to loosen the collar(s) and set screw in the pulley if there is one. Once loose, try tapping on the outboard side of the spindle with a wooden mallet or soft blow hammer. A puller can also be made using some all-thread, a couple of fender washers and two nuts – but hopefully, it will break loose with a few taps, making that unnecessary.

Parts might be a bit hard to find. Might want to go ask over at OWWM check the classified section.


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#4 posted 12-04-2016 01:28 PM

Thank you for the help, the pulley eventually did come off with a lot of effort, the catalog helps too now to find some parts on the web.

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