Craftsman 109 Series Metal lathe - Like to trade or sell to fund my hand plane addiction.

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Forum topic by KellyS posted 1804 days ago 4585 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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1804 days ago

I just wanted to throw this out and see if anyone was interested. I have a pristine 109 series metal lathe by Craftsman / Dunlap that I would like to sell or trade for Hand Plane(s). I bought it several years ago and just haven’t had time to work with it any. I’ve also since gotten into woodworking instead of metal working. If there’s any interest, I’ll be glad to come back and post pictures and more details. I would prefer NOT to ship it anywhere. I live in the metro Atlanta area, I go to North Georgia quite a bit and North Carolina. I will probably be making a trip to Peoria, IL around November, so could deliver it then. I would like to trade it for a couple nice Stanley planes, Maybe a Bedrock, I don’t know, just throwing it out to see if anyone is interested.
Looks very much like the one here.

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#1 posted 1665 days ago

Hand planes are like the crack of woodworking. Only not cheap. I guess they’re really more the actual cocaine.

-- Come down off the cross, we can use the wood. -Tom Waits

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#2 posted 1333 days ago

How much do you want for the Lathe?

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#3 posted 842 days ago

I have a few hand plane stanleys mostly and I could really use this if its still available ? I am in crossville tn 38555 about 75 miles north of chattanooga. I cant travel much as I am handicapped but we shoud be able to work something out send an email to geckodudedave at the yahoo dot com and I can take some photo
s . which models are you intlerested in?

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#4 posted 842 days ago

These would make excelant pen turning lathes by just adding a tool rest. Too bad I have a glut of lathes I’d take one.

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#5 posted 842 days ago

I have that lathe, left in the basement by the previous owner. They have a sort of cult status and always sell for 200-300 plus shipping on eBay, so if you can’t work out a trade, at least you can get cash to buy planes.

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#6 posted 477 days ago

This seems like an old posting but I have just seen it today. Is thia lathe still available? I live in the Atlanta area and could do a pick up if it was available.

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