Downsizing my shop, Rockwell/Delta Double Bed Lathe & more to sell

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Forum topic by huff posted 06-21-2009 09:20 PM 3503 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-21-2009 09:20 PM

Topic tags/keywords: lathe jointer drum sander radial arm saw lumber racks

I quess it’s time to downsize my shop…... Age, Economy and total lack of space has made me take a look at a number of tools I don’t use and taking up valuable space.

#1. Rockwell/Delta Double Bed Lathe. If you have the room, this is a unique lathe set-up. It has a double bed, (each mounted on a seperate cabinet) It can be used as a single bed, 36” length or butt the second cabinet to it with a second bed to enable you to turn over 73” in length. I also built a full length sliding bed for a router to flute columns. It can be tilted to do tapered columns also. Has a indexing head, variable speed with step pulleys, adjustable tail stock and tool rest. ( sorry, no turning tools, I’m keeping those for my other lathe) $400.00 including the cabinets and sliding bed for fluting.

#2. Powermatic Model 75, 3hp double bag dust collector. Comes with misc. 4” Plastic pipe, tees, elbows, 45’s and connectors. $125.00

#3. Jet 6” Jointer. $100.00

#4. Craftsman 10”, 2.5hp Radial Arm Saw. $60.00

#5. Grizzly 24” Drum Sander. 5hp. Double drum, table feed sander. Needs some minor repairs. $200.00

I have a number of other items, too numerous to list such as a couple combination stand sanders, Heavy duty Lumber racks (these are commercial size).
You can e-mail me for pictures or call me The Hufford Furniture Group @ (843) 234-2866.
Myrtle Beach, SC area…........great place to come to pick up some woodworking tools and bring the family.

-- John @

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#1 posted 06-21-2009 09:47 PM

Hey John
Good luck on your sale. I’m way to far away.

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#2 posted 06-21-2009 09:55 PM

I would love the drum sander alas I am too far away good luck with selling.Alistair

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#3 posted 06-22-2009 02:47 AM

You have SEVERAL items I would like, but I live in North Texas. Would you consider shipping?

-- Randy, Allen Texas

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#4 posted 06-22-2009 04:11 PM

Do you have any idea what the Rockwell double bed lathe weighs or what it would cost to ship? Could you shoot a private post of the tool. I’ve found the 36in bed on my lathe limiting on a couple of projects. If this purchase is prohibitive based on distance and shipping, it would be nice to see how to convert a lathe to double bed. Thanks, BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#5 posted 06-27-2009 06:14 PM

Hope you don’t mind, but I reprinted your original post on another major ww forum. You have some great deals and you may get some action out of the other group.


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#6 posted 06-30-2009 11:26 PM

So many bargains …soooo far away : ( Best wishes to you on your sale : )

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#7 posted 07-11-2009 05:38 AM

are you willing to ship items to illinois. i would be interested in the jointer, dust collector, and possibly one of the combination sanders.

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#8 posted 07-11-2009 06:08 AM

if shipping is a possibility would you mind emailing me some picks

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#9 posted 07-11-2009 02:19 PM

Thanks everyone! I sold all the extra tools I had to sell and have my new shop set up. It’s a lot smaller and It will take a little getting used to, but I’m enjoying it. I forgot how much “stuff” I had collected over the years and how much room it took just to store it!. Cleaning out cabinets, drawers, corners and under work benches was almost like Christmas! lol. I found tools, lumber and hardware items I forgot I had. I even found a few small projects I started 10 to 15 years ago that I never finished for one reason or another. I already have one of them finished and it turned out great…....Don’t know why I didn’t do it years ago. Hope to have a couple new projects to post in a few days. Thanks again, John

-- John @

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