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Greg Portland
05-02-2013, 7:31 PM
An article I found interesting:

http://machineshop.olin.edu/resources/documents/Prison%20Camp%20Lathe.pdf (http://machineshop.olin.edu/resources/documents/Prison%20Camp%20Lathe.pdf)

ray hampton
05-03-2013, 12:17 AM
and I see why this held your interest

Jerry Marcantel
05-03-2013, 12:19 PM
Interesting story. Shows that anything can be done if there is a will to do it..... Jerry (in Tucson)

William Adams
05-03-2013, 3:06 PM
Interesting to compare that to the Multimachine:

http://opensourcemachine.org/

a milling machine, drill press and lathe made of a discarded engine block.

ray hampton
05-03-2013, 6:49 PM
Interesting to compare that to the Multimachine:

http://opensourcemachine.org/

a milling machine, drill press and lathe made of a discarded engine block.

what a nightmare [good ] this cover some good tips for home made tools also