[hackspacebristol] Another woodturning lathe available

matthew venn matt at mattvenn.net
Mon Feb 18 23:36:30 UTC 2013


£30 for members.

On 18 February 2013 22:19, David Henshall <david_henshall at lineone.net>wrote:

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> On 18 Feb 2013, at 12:24, matthew venn wrote:
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> my Myford super 7 is available to members with an induction.
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> Why not have access to both? It would be nice to have something simpler to
> get started then move on to the Myford once someone has more experience.
> Matt you might actually get more take up on inductions that way (driving
> instructors tend to use something like a Nissan Micra not a Bentley). I
> guess using the Myford would be more fun once you know how to 'drive' it
> with a bit of experience.
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> Matt, how much is an induction for the Myford?
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> On 18 Feb 2013, at 09:33, Richard Sewell wrote:
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> In either case people will need a bit of an induction before they can use
> it safely, and I think the same is true no matter how small the lathe is. A
> tiny crappy one may look less scary but it can still hurt you in the same
> ways!
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> Ok I get the message the Draper may be a tad 'crap' ;-)
> Something smaller than the Myford would still be potentially more
> approachable to start off with.
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> On 18 Feb 2013, at 08:15, Richard Sewell wrote:
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> This kind of thing is a much, much better buy:
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> http://www.arceurotrade.co.uk/Catalogue/Machines-Accessories/Lathes/Model-C3-Mini-Lathe/Model-C3-Mini-Lathe
> It's a far more capable lathe, and still small enough to be carryable.
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> Agreed this one does look good. Transportable too! Might be useful for
> demonstrations.
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> On 17 Feb 2013, at 23:44, john cummings wrote:
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> no idea what would be useful equipment but here<http://wiki.london.hackspace.org.uk/view/Equipment> is
> a list of equipment the london hackspace has, maybe some ideas. i guess
> there's no rush, could bring it up as a topic at the meet on thursday
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> Yep, sounds good, Dorkbot might be a good opportunity to talk about it too
> (we can get more people talking about it round a table or in one go rather
> than the hackspace at the mo').
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> Do come along to the Pervasive media Studio tomorrow, Tuesday 19th Feb for
> Dorkbot. Doors open at 7.00pm
> All welcome.
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> David H
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