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Holbrook Lathe Conversion

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Andy Pugh11/09/2018 11:31:48
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I have converted a Holbrook Minor lathe to CNC. (as a partner to my CNC-converted Harrision milling machine).

I attempted to do the conversion as I imagined Holbrook themselves might have done it, and also in such a way that the lathe could be returned to manual operation if anyone wanted to (But that is no longer likely, as I have given away all the removed parts). It became largely an exercise in pattern-making.

I documented the process in this series of blog posts.

Edited By Andy Pugh on 11/09/2018 11:32:50

Michael Gilligan11/09/2018 12:03:43
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What a beautiful lathe, Andy

... and a CNCconversion that apparently does it justice. yes


[ in lust ]

Muzzer11/09/2018 13:44:05
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Truly immaculate!!

BTW, the text shown in the link differs from the page address it takes you to.

This is what you want for the blog: **LINK**


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