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    Antique treadle-powered lathe - photo


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    That's a pedal, not a treadle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IntheGroove View Post
    That's a pedal, not a treadle.
    I agree, definitely pedals there although I have seen plans for a treadle powered lathe (wood) with a big concrete flywheel.

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    I'd like to take it for a test drive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by high-side View Post
    I'd like to take it for a test drive.
    Could be exhausting.


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