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Benefits of a Simple CNC Lathe Conversion in a Home Shop

Mar 11, 2012   //   by Bob Warfield   //   Blog, CNC Projects  //  No Comments

I’m a bit video happy today.  Having just finished catching up on Steve Simpson’s amazing Millturn videos, I wanted to pass along this video of John Grimsmo using his CNC lathe to make some nifty parts for his knife-making business:

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John has a great little CNC lathe there, conversions like he has done are very straightforward, and as you can see, he can pop out some cool parts very quickly with it!


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