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Manufactured/Badged by:
Sears | Craftsman

True Manufacturer:
Atlas Press Co., Kalamazoo, MI
Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Lathe, Wood
Machine Size: 9"x30"
Submitted By: Audi Pauliukonis
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: Cat# 454
Date of Manufacturer: 1935/36
Serial Number: none
Last Updated 10/1/2018 1:16:00 PM

Local CL find, on homemade stand - came with a few centers, faceplate, tools, etc. It still had the original Craftsman dark blue paint when I got it, and while I try to leave the original finish whenever possible, it was in pretty sad shape so I repainted it. Swapped out the motor for something better, added some ballast to the stand, replaced the oilite bushings, now it runs great.

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Comments: 70+ years old and still going
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