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American made wood lathes

Last updated on August 3rd, 2022 at 06:05 pmAmerican made wood lathes are a good investment for anyone wanting to get into woodworking. There are many different woodturning lathes on the market. American woodturning lathes are among the best. They are built to last and can handle a wide variety of projects. When looking for…

How to level a lathe

To level a lathe, you need to do a few things. First, you need to find a level surface to place the lathe. Ensure the lathe is stable and secure before you start working. Level the bed of the lathe with shims or other means. Once the lathe is level, you can start working. Finding…

How to make a wood lathe chuck

A wood lathe chuck is a device that helps hold pieces of wood in place while they are being turned on a wood lathe. This is an important tool for anyone who wants to make things out of wood, as it allows them to create precise and consistent cuts. In this article, we will show…

How many amps does a lathe use? + Other Key Questions

Lathe machines have enormous appetites. They use their fair share of electricity the instant you switch them on. As a result, while feeding your power equipment, you may have tripped a few circuit breakers in your shop. It’s better to check the wiring to ensure you have enough electricity for your hungry power tools. Check…

Difference between Powermatic 45 and 90 | How these Lathes Compare

Last updated on July 18th, 2022 at 08:52 pmChoosing between the Powermatic 45 and 90 can be tough since there are a lot of similarities. There is a need for scrutiny of the projects and their construction. That way, you come up with Differences that will attract you to one power tool over the other….

Lathe Safety Guidelines

If you are working or using a lathe, whether in a workshop or on a job site, you need to be fully aware of any safety concerns. Here are some important safety guidelines to ensure your safety on a lathe. Lathe safety guidelines before using  Before each job, inspect and adjust all safety devices. Before…

How old is my Craftsman lathe

Last updated on August 4th, 2022 at 09:13 pm Finding out the age of your Craftsman lathe isn’t hard, and you can find the answer in a few different ways. First, you could try to divine the lathe’s age by looking inside the machine. Craftsman lathes come in a variety of models and sizes. Craftsman lathes…

Jet Wood Lathe Accessories

Last updated on August 4th, 2022 at 09:22 pmShelf You can make an extra shelf that rests between the legs if you wish to store lathe accessories or add sandbags for some weight. The plywood should be ripped into two equal pieces to be assembled between the legs. Use screws to attach the plywood to…