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  1. JReimer

    Vintage Lathe - What is it??

    Hi, I am returning / new to metal work and recently found a good deal on a vintage metal lathe that I want to restore and start using. It was working for the guy who sold it to me but he had taken it all apart for transport. I want to restore the lathe and do some much needed maintenance. The...
  2. D

    First Lathe, any tips on getting it up and running?(picture heavy)

    So after many years of wanting a metal lathe I was finally able to get one. An old Logan Model 210 lathe came up on Kijiji that was cheap so I jumped at the chance to get it. What I would love input on is tips on how to best clean and prep the unit and works-pace for use. What sort of things...