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Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Lathe, Wood
Machine Size: 12' bed
Submitted By: Kevin Leeser
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: Porch Post Lathe
Date of Manufacturer: 1900?
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Last Updated 7/29/2017 10:11:38 AM

Comments:
I am rebuilding this old giant, but i really need your help since i have "inherited" in its fully rusted out, with very little wood left, condition.
There are no manufacturers markings or anything indicating make or model.
I am using vinegar to get the rust off, and all parts that need to move, are moving very well now.
I am just a big confused about how to build the bed that everything will sit on and get fastened too, so if anyone has a suggestion,
I'm all ears!!!

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Comments: this is the chuck, all parts freed of rust
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Comments: the back side of the chuck, prior to rust removal
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Comments: headstock, steel bed rails, and tool rest, prior to rust removal!
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Comments: tail stock on 2' sections of bed rail, this might be how it was assembled?
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Comments: looking toward tailstocl, I am planning on placing two 2x8's on edge under each rail then running cross members across the gap, unless you have seen one of these put together differently!
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Comments: Hand Screw, probably used to tighten the tool rest in place, looks hand forged
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