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I bought this lathe and it's a f.e.reed . I was wondering how old is and what I should do with it. I spent $75 on it plus a bunch of accessories. 1532988252818169728186.jpg 1532988149175723053741.jpg 1532988149175723053741.jpg 1532988149175723053741.jpg 1532988252818169728186.jpg
 

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Wood lathe. Depending on accessories a good buy at 75.
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Wood lathe. Depending on accessories a good buy at 75.
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I got a bunch of drills face plates another chuck buffing wheels the motor and some mt2 and 3 drill chucks.
 

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I'd rate it a great buy at with all that. What diameter / length can you turn?
 

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Wood lathe. Depending on accessories a good buy at 75.
Dave
I would call it a hand lathe rather than a wood lathe, based on the large headstock bearings and the fact that it came with chucks; hand lathes were commonly used for brass work, using hand held cutting tools and hand thread chasers, it looks to have been made in the early 1900s, based on the fact that there is no ornamentation common on earlier machinery.
 

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That looks nice , big heavy iron castings . Definitely worth a nice restoration . Funny Lathes UK had nothing .
 

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Could it be a shaping lathe? For friction shaping? Looks stout for a wood lathe but that’s how they built them in those days?
 
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