Treadle lathe build index

bowl on treadle lathejpg

For quick reference, here are the chapters of my treadle lathe build:

  1. Lathe literature
  2. Building the wheel
  3. Lathe frame
  4. Flywheel hardware
  5. Mounting the wheel
  6. Treadle
  7. Flywheel balancing and groove
  8. Head stock hardware
  9. Turning the pulley
  10. Tail stock hardware
  11. Tool rest
  12. Rope and treadle improvements
  13. Sanding drum
  14. Grinding wheel
  15. Video of the lathe (minus grinder tool rest)
  16. Chuck (for chessmen)
  17. Treadle grinder tool rest
  18. Leather belt
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4 thoughts on “Treadle lathe build index

  1. Is this for the novice ? I do trial and error to most of what I do.
    How does one learn the right method for building a treadle wood lathe ???

  2. Hi there
    I like the look of your treadle lathe
    Wondering if you could send me any information on the hardware you used to attach the chuck to your axle. Thanks a lot
    Hope your well

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