The Foot Powered (Treadle) Lathe
Treadle lathe Williamsburg
Wilkinson Foot Powered Wood Lathe
W.F. & John Barnes were famous for their line of heavy duty and extremely well made human powered woodworking machines as well as their metal lathes and ...
Simple treadle lathe power for Craftsman lathe
Woodworkers Treadle Lathe Woodbodied and Foot Operated | eBay
Treadle Lathe. A foot powered ...
Foot Powered Wood Lathe ...
Oak and Walnut Foot Treadle Lathe | Sale Number 2502, Lot Number 227 | Skinner Auctioneers
Building and Shaping the Flywheel
Thread: W.C. Young Treadle Lathe
treadle lathe - looks easy enough to build
Make Your Own Treadle Lathe by [Schmeck, Steve]
Thursday, September 6th, 2012
Is this a foot crank lathe?! <3 I wonder if I can use some of this design for a pottery wheel.
It's still foot powered but with the crank, flywheel and pulley it spins around the same way all the time rather than back and forth and there's quite a ...
Judging from the crank handles on the compound slide rest assembly, tiny micrometer dials and general appearance it would ...
Ornate Shepard foot powered treadle lathe. Hand wheel on tailstock not original and will be
Shepard foot powered metal lathe with sliding seat
40 Ton x 4″ Used Rousselle Straight Side Double Crank Press, Mdl. 4SS56, Air Clutch & Brake, Air Counter Balance, Dual Palm Control, Foot Pedal, ...
vintage Treadle foot power wood working lathe Goodell Pratt Millers Falls ?
Making and Using a Hand Crank Lathe for Use With a Plasma Cutter
Treadle-powered Table Saw | Sale Number 2623M, Lot Number 243 | Skinner Auctioneers
Synopsis: A foot-powered lathe must somehow convert the downward motion of the turner's foot to rotary motion of the workpiece. The crank and flywheel have ...
On their own, pedals and cranks did not offer a better mechanical advantage than the hand crank, let alone the capstan or the treadwheel.
Chinese pedal operated saw
Pedal Powered Table Saw - Experiment
A picture that clearly shows the fabricated nature of the lathe's construction
George Adams TE6 2.25" x 8" precision lathe - a heavy-duty watch and clockmaker's lathe based on the American WW type. Typical of the many different small ...
Traditional Japanese lathe
Pedal powered wood strip cutter
Picture of Building a Viking Pole Lathe Without Using Power ...
Sunday, October 7th, 2012
Gap bed foot powered lathe
Foot Powered Lathe and Scroll Saw Plan - Lathe Tips, Jigs and Fixtures | WoodArchivist.com
Setting the Lathe compound to precision angles
Later Halls lathes followed prevailing fashion with the headstock made a little more rigid, spindle bearings increased in size and spindle end thrust was ...
Taig Micro Lathe II With Modifications
... perhaps a sawbench, shaper or milling attachment - the latter available on a number of "precision bench" lathes in the late 1800s including those by the ...
Pedal powered mill tresher2
Mancuna ("Capitol") Lathe, Hand-cranked Drills & Key Cutters
This is the first treadle lathe I ever used. Most modern watchmakers lathes are powered by small motors that scream in your ear and have two speeds, ...
Barnes 4 1/2 Foot Powered Metal Lathe
Water-powered Blanchard lathe used for duplicating gun stocks from 1850's. Harpers Ferry Armory.
Additional Sources on Lathe Construction
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Early light duty foot powered metal lathe
Roy Underhill's treadle lathe ...
A Champion Blower Forge 13-inch lathe still in daily use and well appreciated by its proud owner. Of unusual and rare configuration for a Blower Forge lathe ...
The Machinists' Mantra: Level Thy Lathe
This design is a bit more complicated, but works like a foot treadle sewing machine. Pros and Cons: The wood being turned remains in a constant circular ...
If you have a Halls lathe the writer would be very surprised - and delighted if you would make contact. More pictures here and here
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Drive came from a treadle mechanism, the forged crank turned by use of a full-width foot-plate and the single, slender (rather light-looking) flywheel ...
The initial prototype. While not terribly sturdy, it worked!
Craftsman Gregorio Vara working a chair leg on a lathe in Tenancingo, State of Mexico
A lathe, my dearest, an ole time treadle lathe.
the saw table folded back