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    Lodge & Shipley Powerturn 1610 18” x 78” For Sale VA

    For want of space etc, I guess I am going to sell. Looking for about $6500 I suppose. I am selling a Lodge and Shipley Powerturn model 1610 lathe. It swings 18” diameter over the carriage, and 10” over the cross slide. It takes 78” between centers. It is a D1-6 camlock spindle with a Morse...
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    FS Hendey 12x5 EBM lathe (needs repair) $250

    I hastily picked up a Hendey 12” x 5’ EBM lathe off of a farm a while back to save it from being scrapped. A person who had worked on the farm was using it to make some metal parts for furniture as the story goes. It is definitely in need of repair. The major thing that prevents me from...
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    Any repository of antique engineering drawings

    Are there any repositories for engineering drawings of older gizmos and such? I was curious if original prints for 20th century marvels such as adding machines, or typewriters, or old molds for products, engines, some such similar items—-anything really. Even maybe old tooling. Sort of like a...
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    Automatic Machine Company Coulter Toolroom Planer for sale Elkins WV

    I have no affiliation with the seller, but I ran across a cool smaller planer for sale on the Facebook marketplace. Machinery - Miscellaneous Tools - Elkins, West Virginia | Facebook Marketplace I messaged him, and he did say he could possibly have a forklift available to help load, but it...
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    WTB Arbor supports for a 1951 #2 Cincinnati Dial Type

    I am looking for arbor supports for a #2 Universal Cincinnati High Speed Dial Type horizontal mill made in 1951. This is a machine that has one large dial for both speed and feed and shifts without a dial lever. The supports would probably have been made out of aluminum. The machine came out of...
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    Straight wheel side on a carbide grinder confusion

    I was poking around at my local machinery guy’s place looking for a carbide lathe tool grinder. I ran across this odd Carboloy grinder. It has a straight wheel on the left, and then the normal side wheel configuration on the right. Looking around, Hammond offered this configuration as well...
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    Engine hoist cheater bar—Square Head American L1 chuck removal

    I have this 1967 American “square head” 14x54 lathe sitting in my home shop that needs some fixing. It has a few broken external parts and what not, but the most daunting problem has been removing the rusted L1 chuck with rusted on spindle nut. 1. Buy spanner, put lathe in back gear, no luck...
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    Anyone know of this Cincy #2 Vertical in Waynesburg, PA

    I have been looking around for a #2 sized dedicated vertical mill. I spotted this early Cincinnati Dial Type #2 on eBay (I know...eBay). cincinnati #2 vertical milling machine | eBay Based on the speeds I can make out, it looks like the high speed version (desirable to me). I have a message...
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    Rex 49 tool bits information and comparison?

    I just bought some NOS Rex 49 lathe tool bits mostly out of curiosity and price/bit. Information online seems to be a bit sparse. About all I can find is that it seems to be equivalent-ish to AISI M41. I would guess that, when compared to Rex AAA, it has higher red hardness and wear...
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    Positive stop important in SGIH parting blades?

    The long and short of it is that I stumbled upon an Amazon listing for an Aloris SGIH 26-2PS parting blade for $34, and I bought it. This is supposed to be the blade that has a positive stop for the insert pocket. Cut-Off & Grooving Blade SGIH 26-2PS Anyways, when it showed up, it was an...
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    Drill arbor reuse and wear

    Is it ok to reuse a tapered drill arbor (say, r8 to jacobs 3) on a different drill chuck? How can you tell if an arbor is worn out? Also, there are some NOS Jacobs drill arbors made in England floating around. They have a black coating. What gives? Are these decent? Are you supposed to strip...
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