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Manufactured/Badged by:
Rockwell Manufacturing Co.
Pittsburgh, PA

Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Lathe, Wood
Machine Size: 12"
Submitted By: David Rawdin
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: Delta by Rockwell model unknown
Date of Manufacturer: unknown
Serial Number: unknown
Last Updated 11/7/2014 4:14:25 PM

Comments:
Purchased from a man who inherited it from his brother who unfortunately died young (40's), who had purchased it from a school. Came with inexpensive tools pictured, and an ash wood blank I can turn into a baseball bat. Color was turquoise and missing manufacturer and model/serial plates. 4 speed stepped pulleys. 1/2 HP Motor states Delta by Rockwell Manufacturing, so according to this site if motor is original then lathe is <=1973. Might be 1950s Model 1460 based on tailstock design and non-gap lathe bed, but headstock looks like model 46-525 from 1970s! Any help appreciated in determining model and year! Pic is after my refurb/repaint (likely lead paint I removed) by me. Everything works great, quiet motor, just will change v-belt.

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Comments: Delta/Rockwell wood lathe model unknown
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