After stumbling upon the bed, carriage, and tailstock from a Taig lathe, I rebuilt the lathe, making all the parts I didn't have already. This includes new cross slide and compound slide, a new headstock and spindle with integrated taper for ER32 collets, and brushless spindle motor with a DC custom power supply.
Here's the build log (and many more pictures), which will be occasionally updated as I add features like auto feed and chucks.
Slow-Motion Jump - One more jumping leg post. Bayley broke out his Photron high-speed camera last night, and we took some 500 fps video of the leg jumping. Sorry it's so re...
16 hours ago