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.
Motor Dyno Updates, First Tests - It's somehow already been over a month since I last posted motor dyno documentation, so a lot has happened in the meantime. The basic architecture of the s...
2 weeks ago