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Discussion in 'VAN NORMAN MILLS & LATHES' started by Nels, Nov 10, 2011.
Not to be confused with the larger and more modern #12, here are some shots of the 1/2:
Very funky looking little machine. I like it! :thumbzup: Tell me though, how is that "arm" with what looks like a dead center on the end of it used?
That's correct- the cutterhead swivels and can be positioned in an arc, either vertical or horizontal.
Have your boss check out the photos of mine and a couple of other guys on here wrt breaking them down to the base/column/etc. Just do a search for van norman and you will get some hits on it.
Here are several:
I would love to see some photos of his restoration process. Please post them when you get them!