- Dec 30, 2011
Very nicely done, Kurt!Just finished another project and thought I would share. I made a boring bar holder for my Craftsman 101.21200 (618) lathe, so now I can use 1/2", 5/8" or 3/4" boring bars. I modeled it after an old Armstrong holder.
FWIW, If you are interested in making a carriage stop, Tom Griffin has plans and a series of videos on his website on how to make one for an Atlas. Might save you some time and effort.I was curious about the carriage stop mounted on the ways. Is it from Craftsman or something that you made?
Very impressive shop. You should be proud. I like new machinery, but I prefer good “older” equipment. I recently picked up this 101.21200, with base, and extras at an auction. The base has a top made from 14” channel mounted on 1/4” x 2 1/2” angle legs. Stand alone weights 185lbs.! After I got it home and cleaned the rust protectant from everything. I see no evidence whatsoever that the lathe and accessories were ever used! It appears I have a brand new 1973 lathe.