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Homemade Lathe Bed Extension


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mikesworkshop on mikesworkshop.weebly.com
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Homemade lathe bed extension fabricated from cast aluminum. Extends range by 40mm. Unit is 100mm long and is attached to the lathe bed via M6 and M4 jack screws. Lead screw extension also machined to fit on the left-hand pillow block. Right-hand pillow block is mounted directly on the extension.
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Aug 19, 2016 3:15 PM
Neal S
I just started with your idea in my head. Now I'm only three years late. Good job. Thank you.
Oct 25, 2013 5:32 AM
DIYer
Looks simple but I can appreciate the tolerances required to make an extension for a lathe bed.
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DIY Lathe Bed Extension - comment on how to build a Lathe Bed Extension - 3 comments
Neal S says:
Aug 19, 2016 3:15 PM
I just started with your idea in my head. Now I'm only three years late. Good job. Thank you.

DIYer says:
Oct 25, 2013 5:32 AM
Looks simple but I can appreciate the tolerances required to make an extension for a lathe bed.

daveward says:
Oct 14, 2013 10:32 PM
How nice...excellent idea and excellent workmanship.

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