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Forum topic by Genuino posted 12-05-2016 01:57 AM 560 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-05-2016 01:57 AM

Having started to learn woodturning, on my quest for knowledge came across this youtube video on machining tools, a few are talked about but the first one was the lathe, very interesting to me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZ8l9MPAoyk


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#1 posted 12-05-2016 05:13 AM

Cool video very interesting!

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#2 posted 12-05-2016 06:41 AM

I saw that episode on TV a while back, and it is indeed very cool. The lathe is arguably the oldest machine tool around and perhaps the most useful. I remember South Bend used to advertise it as being a machine that can make itself, referring to all the various parts it could fabricate with the appropriate setup. Not many other machines can make that claim.

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#3 posted 12-05-2016 01:39 PM

i think the lathe is the first machine Gingery builds in his machine shop tool series, probably a reason for that…

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