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« on: March 21, 2010, 03:24:12 PM »
This is my grandpas lathe I am 50 now he told me when I was about 12 that it was his grandpas & it had a treadle under it when he was a boy what his oldest brother converted it to ele power around 1920. The last time it was all to gether running I was about 14. it awaits my building to be finished so I can probley set it up
Only info I can find on it is PAT: sept 21 1880
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Re: lathe
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2010, 03:24:32 PM »
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Re: lathe
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2010, 03:25:17 PM »
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Re: lathe
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2010, 03:50:42 PM »
Great Pics!

Now that is cool!  With the family history I would DEFINATLY get that puppy cleaned up and runnning!
Integrity is doing the right thing when no one is watching!