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Online MJM460

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Re: Refurishing an old wood turning lathe
« Reply #75 on: March 06, 2020, 02:31:48 AM »
Hi Don, that’s a neat way of storing the chisels and protecting the edges (and the operator) at the same time.

A great restoration.

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Re: Refurishing an old wood turning lathe
« Reply #76 on: March 06, 2020, 11:16:19 AM »
Like the refurbished lathe the new toolholde looks fantastic Don  :praise2:

.... But the security consious side of me cringe at the sight off blunt and sharp cutting edges pointing diretly at your hands when you reach for another tool or just returning the one you are holding  :o .... to me that is just a seroius accident waiting to happen .....

May I suggest that you remake the holder so it's the handles up and the cutting edges down into the holder instead.

Best wishes

Per

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Re: Refurishing an old wood turning lathe
« Reply #77 on: March 06, 2020, 01:37:25 PM »
Like the refurbished lathe the new toolholde looks fantastic Don  :praise2:

.... But the security consious side of me cringe at the sight off blunt and sharp cutting edges pointing diretly at your hands when you reach for another tool or just returning the one you are holding  :o .... to me that is just a seroius accident waiting to happen .....

May I suggest that you remake the holder so it's the handles up and the cutting edges down into the holder instead.

Best wishes

Per
Thanks for the advice but I had thought hard on it when I built it that way. The chisels are two inches apart for that reason. Putting them the oppisite way I wouldn’t know which chisel I was getting. They are high enough that I can grab them by the handle not the blades.

thanks MJM460 for looking and commenting



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Re: Refurishing an old wood turning lathe
« Reply #78 on: March 24, 2021, 11:36:35 PM »
Don -

There's something so satisfying about an old machine being restored to pristine condition like this.

gary

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Re: Refurishing an old wood turning lathe
« Reply #79 on: March 25, 2021, 10:43:22 PM »
Looking good brothah!

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Re: Refurishing an old wood turning lathe
« Reply #80 on: March 26, 2021, 03:17:25 PM »
Thanks guys it was a very satisfying restore this was one of my best friends lathe....


Don