Lathe

Smithy Lathe Review Guide: Manual, Grizzly Lathe, Smithy Milling Machine & Lathe Mill Combo

A lathe is a machine used to shape metal, wood, or other materials using a rotating drive. Lathes are used to cut, sand, knurl, drill or deform the materials using tools that are fixed to its rotating work-piece. Lathes are even used to spin metals and work on glass, and can even be used to …

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South Bend Lathe Review Guide: Parts, Manuals, Serial Numbers & Lathes For Sale

Lathes have been in use for thousands of years and are immensely useful for home and industrial projects; the SouthBend Lathe is no exception. This lathe is actually a series of lathe machines created by the South Bend Lathe company, which has been in operation in various forms since 1906. South Bend Lathe company is …

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Prazi Lathe Guide: SD300, Mini-Lathe & Lathe Mill Combo Reviews

The purpose of metal lathe is to create individualized precision parts, large scale structures or assemblies. This machine works by turning the work piece on an axis and it is then cut, sand, drilled or deformed depending on the tool that is applied. Lathes are used in building bridges, ships, engine parts and even jewelry-making. …

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Nardini Lathe Guide: Parts, Accessories & Lathes For Sale

A lathe which is also known as a metal working lathe is one of the large grades of lathes designed keeping in mind that there are precise machining requirements for different materials which includes non-metals too. With the development in technology, there have been much more materials than just metals & non-metals, which needs machining, …

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Proxxon Lathe Review: PD400, PD230E, DB250, Rotary Tools & Lathe Accessories

If you are in the market for quality, industrial-grade power tools then look no further than the German-based and globally represented company of Proxxon.  Not only does this manufacturer offer quality tools, but they are dedicated to quality customer service 100% of the time, regardless of your location. Founded in the late 1970s, the German …

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Grizzly Lathe Review: Mini-Lathes, Woodworking And Industrial Lathes Guide

Mr. Shiraz Balolia started building metal lathes out of hobby; he bought used lathes and after rebuilding them sold them. What started as a hobby soon turned out to be a lucrative business. Mr. Shiraz’s rebuilt lathes were of good quality and soon people were asking him to make them some good quality woodworking machines, …

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Stubby Lathe Review Including Prices, Woodworking, 750 and 1000 Models

The Basics A lathe is a piece of machinery onto which a work-piece is mounted and rotates allowing the user to mold the work-piece according to his desires using additional tools. It is used in woodworking to mold and shape furniture and wooden items such as bowls and even baseball bats. The advent of 21st …

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