Craftsman 103.23070 Lathe
We found this lathe locally inside of a homebuilt woodshop. This lathe was used by the original owner to create spindles for the banister.
We were the third owner of the lathe.
- New Bearings for headstock: p/n 18229-- 3/4" x 40mm x 12mm (found on Ebay)
- New timing belt: 1/2" x 40" V-belt (from Amazon)
Manual for said lathe
3/4"-16 threads on the inboard side of the headstock spindle
Some Modernization Required!
I had a burning desire to do bowl turning, so we changed this from a 1/3 hp 1750rpm single phase motor to a 1 hp 1750 rpm three phase motor (which required an additional VFD).
Also had added some key things: