Another lathe construction plan

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Another lathe construction plan

Postby mstibs » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:03 pm

Slightly overengineered and german-only descriptions but a nice construction plan for a treadle lathe, PDF-download to the left. http://histospiel.wikispaces.com/Wippdrechseln
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Re: Another lathe construction plan

Postby SeanHellman » Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:53 pm

Tried to have a look but had to sign up and the request for me to become a member is sill pending. Any chance of you posting a pic on this forum as most of us probably will not sign up.
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Re: Another lathe construction plan

Postby bulldawg_65 » Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:09 pm

Sean, there is a copy of the plans in the Green Wood FB group files. You can look at it there if you wish.

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Re: Another lathe construction plan

Postby mstibs » Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:04 pm

Whoops! The login screen is new. Haven't had that when I collected the link ... sorry for that.
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