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Old 07-14-2010, 04:14 PM   #1
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Default Converting a Harbor Freight 8x12 lathe to CNC

For some time I have been working on a CNC conversion of the Harbor Freight 8x12 lathe. I now have it working and have run a few useful parts on it. I took it to the CNC workshop in Ann Arbor Michigan a couple weeks ago.

I finally managed to write up some web pages about it, so if you are interested see http://plsntcov.8m.com/CNClathe/CNClathe1.html

Here is a photo of the completed machine


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Old 07-14-2010, 04:49 PM   #2
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Nice write up Ron, thanks.

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