That "mish mosh" was simply an example of what the OP could easily
have found to answer his question in the first place.
Its one thing to bring a serious query to the group after researching
and finding a dearth of information or conflicting information and
quite another to use an OP here to substitute for a little personal
effort and responsibility.
Hell, he could have gone to most any decent Book Store and found three
or nine books on beginning turning and browsed through them while
sipping coffee and deciding if any were worth purchasing.
Then, after buying a basic set of turning tols and experimenting, he
might have formed a question or three worth the efforts of the readers
On 6/1/2009 1:20 PM firstname.lastname@example.org spake thus:
Could have easily answered *nothing*. There wasn't one single link in
that bunch that addressed his lather (a Sears).
A couple of people suggested the Old Woodworking Machines (OWWM) site.
While it is an interesting and useful site, it has ABSOLUTELY NO
information on his specific make of lathe (I searched it), so even that
was not very good advice.
Like I've told others here: if you can't help someone, then it's best to
Found--the gene that causes belief in genetic determinism
Is this the one you have or close to it. I have the same one I bought about
25 years , I would say it's a good for a hobbyist Mine has been apart for
about 5 years. I believe there still made under deferent names . What kind
of question do have, I also have the owners manual.
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