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The Foot Powered (Treadle) Lathe

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Woodburner
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Re: The Foot Powered (Treadle) Lathe

That is waay cool. Coordination comes to mind.  Thaanks for sharing.

Leo in AZ.

LEO
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johnclucas
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Re: The Foot Powered (Treadle) Lathe

Treadle lathe is much easier than a spring pole lathe.   Here's mine. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOrctojBT2Y

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handy-dan
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Re: The Foot Powered (Treadle) Lathe

The flywheel idea is cool.  I will still take todays electric motor version hands down.

 

Dan

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Larry-Jenkins
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Re: The Foot Powered (Treadle) Lathe

That video is the neatest thing I've seen in a long time.

 

The high-speed methods shown are awesome,  Plus great ingenuity..

 

Larry

Larry.. East Central Iowa

Good enough.. Isn't.

 

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