Hello Izzy Mike Hage from Gibbs Sask here. Just joined the forum have been looking at the photos of your McKenzie lathe for some time. I recently purchased the very same machine from an old tractor restorer in St. Joseph's. Unfortunately when I went to pick it up the man had passed away not a day before. He learned on that lathe and taught both his sons on that machine. Same as you I hauled it home, took it all apart piece by piece, (in the dark) rolled the bed on logs into the garage. Then I spent the whole winter cleaning, polishing, learning. I sandblasted the big pieces and have it more or less all put together. I don't have a tool post for it or any gears. I have to find a motor for it he told me 3 to 5 horse. I will show some pictures but I'm not sure how to do that. Any ideas?
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