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4 Jaw Chuck Part 2

In my last post I covered making a duplicate of my Hendey’s spindle threads in preparation of fitting a four jaw chuck.  I needed a piece to make a back plate out of and Gill came to the rescue by … Continue reading

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Tool Post Mod

I finally got around to making a new part for the Quick Change tool post on my Hendey Lathe.  To rotate the tool post the top nut must be loosened with a 24mm wrench.  Grabbing the wrench gets old after … Continue reading

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Hendey Finishing Touches: Jaw Grinding

I decided to address another problem with my Hendey lathe.  This time I turned my attention to my three jaw chuck.  My chuck had two issues I wanted to address.  The first is that it would not hold a part … Continue reading

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Hendey Finishing Touches: Thumb Screws

As I use my Hendey lathe, little things stand out to me that I want to modify.  One of these things was the use of set screws to lock the scales to the cross slide and compound screws.  Most lathes … Continue reading

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Hendey Finishing Touches: Part 1

As expected, as I’ve been using my lathe, I’ve run into some issues.  The first issue I mentioned in my last post.  During drilling with the tail stock, the spindle would seize in the conical bearings.  My Hendey employs two … Continue reading

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Hendey 16×8

I traveled with Chris the other day to a small town south of Montgomery Alabama to pick up a lathe he’d found.  It’s a Hendey which is the same brand as my lathe.  His lathe is a fair bit bigger … Continue reading

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Hendey Lathe Assembly: Part 2

Work continues on the lathe…. I used my woodworking lathe to clean up the lower cone pulley and the back gears shaft.  I made an arbor out of wood to mount the pieces and then worked on them at my … Continue reading

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