Author Topic: Cool old watchmakers lathe and bench  (Read 143 times)

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There is a very fine line between a hobby and a mental illness.

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Re: Cool old watchmakers lathe and bench
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2017, 10:21:09 PM »
I wouldn't mind having that. Cool.

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Re: Cool old watchmakers lathe and bench
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2018, 11:06:56 AM »
That's a cool find!

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Re: Cool old watchmakers lathe and bench
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2018, 12:02:46 PM »
It's a nice lathe, but unless you're a model maker, the thing is useless for our garage/shop needs. Some years ago I saw a similar one in the basement of a model train enthusiast. He used it to make custom parts for his "O" gauge trains.


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Re: Cool old watchmakers lathe and bench
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2018, 09:13:27 PM »
Very nice bench,  that will be the one where the top middle drawer has a cloth (bottom) floor, to catch tiny parts.   Have one that had been in town here, knew the watch repairman.  Lathe would be nice for gun repair too. 

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Re: Cool old watchmakers lathe and bench
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