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LatheRebuild

Page history last edited by PBworks 11 years, 6 months ago

Lathe Restoration Project

 

These are some pictures of a 1941 Craftsman wood lathe I refurbished


Specs Brand: CRAFTSMAN Convertable Lathe Complete Metal Working Outfit(lathe made under the Dunlop name)

Year: 1941

Model #: 99 PTM 2020 or 99 PTM 2019

Swing over bed: 9"

Distance Between Centers: 30"

speeds: 700, 1300, 2300, 4000

Spindle: 3/4" 16 RH thread, 3/8" hole, #1 Morse Taper

Price in 1941: Just the lathe (no Motor) $16.95, Complete Outfit (No Motor) $43.50, 1/3hp Motor $16.50

If you purchased the Complete outfit and a motor in 1941 for $60 that would be close to $700 in 2003 money.

Extras 4 Jaw chuck, Metal Turning Cross vice, Thin Work Support


Check out Old Woodworking Michines at http://owwm.com They have some really great archives containing old catalogs and pictures of equipment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The standard spindle speeds are not perfect for metal turning, so I decided to make a better motor system. I used a 1.25 hp treadmill motor and adapted it for use with the lathe. The motor spindle was too big for use with my v pulley so I turned it down to .5 in. Bolting the motor to the lathe bed and using my dial indicator for precision I was able to turn down the motor spindle to .5" with .005" runout across the length of the spindle.

 

 

 

 

 

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