If you were to build a lathe what features would you include in it?
What spindle? d-1 loo threaded etc.
what spindle nose, morse or 5-c or?
how large a swing?
how long a bed
would you have incremental dials or Digital
what type bed, 2 vee? flat? or?
what about tailstock, what taper?
would you want a hollow spindle tailstock to
use long drills?
how much cross slide travel?
how about a longer compound for taper work?
would you have a seperate feed rod and lead
screw, and would the feed rod be ran by gears
from the headstock or DC driven?