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Homemade Rose Engine Lathe


Rose Engine Lathe
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BUILDER:
Ben Nevis on hobby-machinist.com
DESCRIPTION:
Homemade rose engine lathe constructed from a surplus 5C spin indexer, cross slide, and milling attachment.
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Jan 17, 2019 10:24 PM
66rosewood
This is very nice, I have built a rose engine lathe as well, constructing an accurate indexing system has been an issue, utilizing the spin indexer as a headstock with built-in indexing is a great idea. Might have use the same system, spin indexers are relatively inexpensive . Thanks.
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DIY Rose Engine Lathe - comment on how to build a Rose Engine Lathe - 1 comments
66rosewood says:
Jan 17, 2019 10:24 PM
This is very nice, I have built a rose engine lathe as well, constructing an accurate indexing system has been an issue, utilizing the spin indexer as a headstock with built-in indexing is a great idea. Might have use the same system, spin indexers are relatively inexpensive . Thanks.

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