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post #1 of 5 Old 08-03-2011, 06:54 AM Thread Starter
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More Lathe History

Been turning for 50+ years and never get tired of lathe history. This site also has other related links, some are broken though. Have to respect the only machine tool that can self replicate, ya think?

http://homepages.tig.com.au/~dispater/turning.htm

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Thanks for sharing this. Most interesting!
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Here's a piece of lathe history for ya. Reportedly made in 1901.



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Great looking lathe that . Love the tool rest
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Now if we could only get them to talk.Thanks for the info;Mack
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