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Old 10-21-2007, 11:04 AM
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I always wanted one of these so I started one. It will take long time to finish so I thought I would put in installments. I know you can buy one for 80 dollars but what would be the challenge in that. The first step was the drawings but they changed on the way out to the shop. This post is on the table. Lots of pictures so I hope you can suffer threw them. I made a copper wedge to keep weld out of the slots when welding the sides. This is the first and only thing I have made is the table so far. The pictures were in order before the crash of 2007 but now they are not because of a little to much vodka. Thanks for looking!
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Old 10-21-2007, 11:08 AM
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Old 10-21-2007, 11:12 AM
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Old 10-21-2007, 11:29 AM
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Lookin sweet!
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Old 10-21-2007, 11:30 AM
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Lots of pictures so I hope you can suffer threw them. Thanks for looking!

I love your project threads, digr. We shall endeavor to persevere.
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Old 10-21-2007, 11:56 AM
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Digr, can you post those files up in a dwg format?
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Old 10-21-2007, 02:30 PM
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Pretty neat how you built up the table for the t-nuts.


The suspense is killing me, so I must ask how you intend on making the spindle perfectly perpendicular to the table. Looks like it might be kinda big to be floppin' around in the lathe?
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Old 10-21-2007, 06:26 PM
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Is this what you wanted SlimJim? By no means was I this critical with the measurements but this is the measurements I was going after. I used 3/8" bolts as spacers and just spread the flat bars apart just a tad for clearance. In the pictures I allowed 1/4" all the way around but found that it was a bit much, 1/8" would be just right.
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Old 10-21-2007, 09:16 PM
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I was planning on building one of those when/if my shop gets finished. Thanks for doing all the figuring and planning. Thanks
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Old 10-21-2007, 10:17 PM
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Geeesh... just when I think my list of projects is narrowing, digr does it again.
Thanks a lot, buddy.
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