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Lathe and Pendant motor?

Does anyone know of a lathe that’s driven by a pendant motor?

Yes indeed but is there a prize attached.
Start trolling through books on watchmaking, you will find them in there.

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Are you talking about a lathe driven by a small motor like you find in a pendant motor? Foredom makes lathes that have variable speed and essentially seem to be the same type of motor. Or do you mean using your pendant motor to operate a lathe?

I mean using my pendant motor to operate a lathe.

I don’t think there is a factory made accessory for that, but people make all kinds of rigs that use the #30 handpiece as a source of motive power. Here’s an example: Convert your rotary tool into a DIY mini lathe for modelism

Convert your rotary tool into a DIY mini lathe for modelism

I made this mini lathe using my rotary tool and some scrap wood and metal pieces. It is made for manufacturing s…

Ron Charlotte

Gainesville, FL

ronch2@bellsouth.net OR thaalibi@gmail.com