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Re: New lathe bench
« Reply #60 on: July 08, 2021, 12:13:09 AM »
I never saw that kind of caster wheels before .... but I do really like the design and can see why you choose those  :ThumbsUp:

I got mine from Mcmaster Carr...though I'm told you can get them for a lower price from Amazon.

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Re: New lathe bench
« Reply #62 on: July 08, 2021, 06:01:56 PM »
I really like that bench. Very well thought, lots of space saving integration, and really solid as well. Very nice indeed.
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Re: New lathe bench
« Reply #63 on: July 08, 2021, 10:50:23 PM »
Thank you both Dave and Don for the info - very useful :ThumbsUp:

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Re: New lathe bench
« Reply #64 on: July 09, 2021, 02:16:07 AM »
I really like that bench. Very well thought, lots of space saving integration, and really solid as well. Very nice indeed.
Yup   Only took me 10 years to figure out....LOL
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Re: New lathe bench
« Reply #65 on: July 11, 2021, 10:43:50 PM »
New lathe bench fully operationable.   Still working on some every day tool hanger locations...specifically check keys and draw bars.   The floors in my shop are NOT level...so ill have to work out leveling the lathe bed.   Ive got the twist out..but off over an inch left to right...and nearly that back to front...high in the back.     The bench is ROCK solid.   I also will need new hinges for the center door....well figuire something out
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Re: New lathe bench
« Reply #66 on: July 17, 2021, 10:45:14 PM »
OK NOW it's done!

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Re: New lathe bench
« Reply #67 on: July 17, 2021, 11:40:38 PM »
Lovely job! Very nice work!
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Re: New lathe bench
« Reply #68 on: July 18, 2021, 12:27:00 AM »
Everything in one place, always a good plan. This will save you hunting for bits and pieces for the lathe.

As well, the style fits with the era of the lathe.

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Re: New lathe bench
« Reply #69 on: July 18, 2021, 12:44:49 PM »
Nice work,

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Re: New lathe bench
« Reply #70 on: July 18, 2021, 06:53:36 PM »
Already am....making a mod to an old lubricator for a friend

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Re: New lathe bench
« Reply #71 on: July 26, 2021, 10:03:10 AM »
Great looking bench... and lathe!  8)

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