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Conover Wood Lathe Bed and Stand by Steve Bedair -- Homemade lathe bed and stand for a 16" Conover wood lathe. Bed was fashioned from pine and features angle iron bed ways. Legs were constructed from square steel. Powered by a 1.5 HP variable speed DC motor. http://www.homemadetools.net/homemade-conover-wood-lathe-bed-and-stand
Picket Twister by tanky321 -- Homemade picket twister constructed from angle iron, pillow bearings, sprockets, chain, an electric motor, shafting, and a microswitch. http://www.homemadetools.net/homemade-picket-twister-2