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Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Lathe, Wood
Machine Size: 16" swing, 15' between centers
Submitted By: Tim Kuist
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: Large wood bed lathe
Date of Manufacturer: 1880's ish
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Last Updated 1/5/2012 12:44:47 PM

This lathe was in a shop in southern Maine, where it sat unused for some thirty odd years. It had been acquired with the purchase of a shop in Saugus, MA, and originally came from the Dorchester Turning Company in Boston.

Approximately 18' overall length, with bed beams of heart pine. Accessories include three banjos, a five foot tool rest, two three foot rests, some smaller rests, face plates, etc. Missing several t-bolts, and in need of restoration.

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Comments: As it was found
Source: self
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Comments: Head stock detail - common 19th c. design
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Comments: Tail
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