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A Taig is so cheap and 10 times the accuracy of anything you could build without existing machine tools. Would be interested to hear how your plans progress. It is important though to understand where Gingery is coming from, even acknowledges that the lathe can be improved upon. The round Thompson-type linear bearings are not generally good enough to cut smoothly. If the OP sees it as a challenge then I’d support that.

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No No, I don’t need my Bookworld details anymore. Looks a bit ‘expedient’ at first glance but I’ve downloaded the plans to check out later.

Home Gardening International Subscriptions. I don’t feel up to the learning curve at the moment.

Even that one was a toss up because it was massive and had power feed everything. Follow us on Twitter. A; not likely, even with import costs going up the small machines are still an excellent value.


He showed me some of his depression era productions: No reason to build that old Gingery relic when you can build something much nicer using modern linear rails. Have a google for “hubert elffers lathe build” or “stepperhead lathe build”.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Wasn’t cheap to do and quite a bit of work involved. In essence the Gingery process duplicates the evolution of bkilding machine tool industry itself.

He said in the article that in the final analysis, he thought it cost more to make his lathe than buy one. Buy carefully balancing the hold down bolts with the push off bolts you can get a nice smooth sliding fit.

Again, google is your friend. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It will end up with blood sweat and tears also costing as much as buying a good little cheap and cheery chinese lathe I oathe dont go to all that trouble.

It took so long to post these files as I was having trouble uploading them. Now that lathe was from early in the last century or possibly the one before that haven’t been able to date it but the fact is people purchased such machinery. I was thinking more along the lines of a dovetailed bed and gibs.


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How I wish my workshop had marble walls!

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Dave I agree with you Dave. Mainly because it would be tailored to the buyers needs and choice of materials to meet ones economic needs. L.c.mqson, that’s cool — you made Taper-Loc bushings!

The four jaw is especially impressive. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The only one that wasn’t better value than what I l.c.masoon have build was a clapped out, thrashed war era Herbert? I built this small cnc lathe for the challenge and fun of it. I don’t have a foundry nearby but there are a couple of companies that sell structural steel sections.