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Building the Gingery metal
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This is my experience building the Gingery lathe. This seems fun and
I have not tried any casting project of this envergure, so I learn a
lot as I go.
After doing some parts, I realize it is a fairly small lathe. But it'll
Here are some of the many patterns I build for the lathe. The round
ones are handles.
You can see the 3" cold rolled, the clamps cold rolled and the
all-thread for the lead screws.
Here I make the
patterns for the lathe. A learning experience!
Here is the counter
shaft assembly. Only missing the pulleys and belts.
Here is the
inventory of parts needed and a review of costs vs gains.
Here is the 8 x 8 x 6
flask I made for small parts with recycled wood.
Here are some pictures of the castings I made for the lathe.