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Homemade Glassblowing Lathe


Glassblowing Lathe

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BUILDER:
J. R. Williams on homemetalshopclub.org
DESCRIPTION:
Homemade glassblowing lathe constructed from commercial lathe components and intended to facilitate the production of oil lamp globes. Headstocks are belt-driven by two synchronized stepper motors.
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(2)
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Feb 11, 2017 1:50 PM
PDraper
Ive worked (blown) glass for almost 30 years and seen a lot of equipment, some up to 100 years old. This is very cool! Was it tricky to time both stocks?
Feb 24, 2014 4:17 PM
DIYer
Interesting device. Would be great to see a video of this in action.
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DIY Glassblowing Lathe - comment on how to build a Glassblowing Lathe - 2 comments
PDraper says:
Feb 11, 2017 1:50 PM
Ive worked (blown) glass for almost 30 years and seen a lot of equipment, some up to 100 years old. This is very cool! Was it tricky to time both stocks?

DIYer says:
Feb 24, 2014 4:17 PM
Interesting device. Would be great to see a video of this in action.

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