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.
Return of the Snow Bike: It actually works now - It snowed rather a lot last Saturday, so I was finally motivated to get the snow bike up and running again. Last episode, the rollers inside the treads ke...
6 days ago