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China
16th Jun 2010, 11:43 PM
Good starter machine for some body
wood lathe - eBay, Equipment, Machinery, Woodworking, Industrial. (end time 17-Jun-10 21:32:45 AEST) (http://cgi.ebay.com.au/wood-lathe-/250646739826?cmd=ViewItem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_15&hash=item3a5bb5bb72)

RETIRED
17th Jun 2010, 09:30 AM
They only have a pressed metal bed.

Durdge39
17th Jun 2010, 09:41 PM
This is the exact same as the wood lathe I have, although mine has had a bit more work done on it than that one, heh.

They aren't a bad lathe, they are reasonably solid, pretty accurate and serve the purpose well. Mine has an issue where the motor overheats after 15 minutes of use though, and a flange from the lowest speed on the belt drive has broken off - before my time with it, however.