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  • Reamer Regrinding - In the near future I'll need to make a bunch of things with tight-tolerance 22 mm bores, so instead of buying a 22 mm reamer, or just boring the holes like...
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December 21, 2015

Benchtop Lathe

After stumbling upon the bed, carriage, and tailstock from a Taig lathe, I rebuilt the lathe, making all the parts I didn't have already.  This includes new cross slide and compound slide, a new headstock and spindle with integrated taper for ER32 collets, and brushless spindle motor with a DC custom power supply.





Here's the build log (and many more pictures), which will be occasionally updated as I add features like auto feed and chucks.