I'm new here, after being notified that the place exists on my youtube account, and I'm just going to say, this is one Awesome website, and yet another forum I'm a member of.
For my college project (HNC) I decided to build a woodturning lathe from scratch, no easy task, I finally finished at the beginning of the month and here's the video of the first test:
everyone else seems to have written quite a lot here, instead I hope it's OK to post a link to the material on my DeviantArt account:
Project Summary: https://www.deviantart.com/maygoldwo...mery-802337201
All the tech drawings and progress pics: https://www.deviantart.com/maygoldwo...odturninglathe