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Bootj
12-31-2009, 11:02 PM
Anyone in MN, south metro area looking for a paying job? I am currently restoring an old Barnes lathe and need the apron's manual feed gear cut. I also am looking to get a gear in my Wescott combo chuck cut too.

I figure I would give you guys first shot at this before I contact a shop. I'd like to get my grandfather's little treadle lathe going.

Regards,
Paul

dp
12-31-2009, 11:10 PM
There's another forum here you might want to post this in, too. The Third Hand is for folks looking to help or get help with stuff. Good luck with that - sounds like fun.

J Tiers
12-31-2009, 11:53 PM
Try the antique machinery part of Practical Machinist also.

http://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/forumdisplay.php/antique-machinery-and-history-19.html