Free Vintage Plans. Build A Metal Turning Lathe Or A Wood Lathe
Why be without a lathe when you can build your own for very little cost
A good accurate metal turning lathe is really a necessity for anyone who thinks of turning out precisely done metal work. Small parts, auto parts, gunsmithing projects, and other similar types of work all must have a lathe available to make the parts accurately.
Good vintage plans for building metal turning lathes or wood lathes are not easy to find. We have selected three from our public domain collection to publish. These are copyright expired material.
We have here good plans for a metal lathe and for a model makers wood lathe and metal lathe. The bigger lathe is capable of handling heavy work and the model makers lathe is excellent for making accurate small turnings to build steam engines and similar projects which require precision parts.
These lathes are quite easy to put together and will definitely turn out very accurately measured work for you. Why not try building one or two of them to use in your workshop. You can get the plans FREE to download in PDF format at http://www.vintageplans.org/lathes.html
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