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AA109, 109, Craftsman 80  & Dunlap Lathes
- also badged as Simpson and Courlan and manufactured by the American "Double A Company" -

AA109 & Craftsman 90 Lathes Home Page

Craftsman Home Page   Model 80 & AA109, Dunlap & Companion Lathes
Last AA109 Model 109.21280    Early 9-inch and 12-inch Lathes   
Late-model 12-inch Lathes     
Craftsman 6" Lathe Mk. 1    Craftsman 6" Lathe Mk. 2   
Craftsman wood lathe conversion kit to metal

SEARS Model 549-2892 8-inch Lathe (Re-badged Emco Compact 8)

Sherman Clark Mfg. Co. of Jackson Michigan - Armature Lathe
Craftsman-branded Wood Lathes   Courlan-branded 109


A complete set of Craftsman sales literature is available, covering all
models produced during the period 1929 to 1966

Should any reader have a particularly original AA109 or Model 80
the writer would be pleased to feature it in the Archive




The annulus gear of the epicyclic gear assembly showing the internal gear teeth and, at the top, the sliding block that locked into the carrier plate

Two-position indent pin on the face of the headstock used to lock the annulus gear

A view of the mechanism in place but without the annulus gear

The MAZAK Planetary gears and their mounting plate

Above and below: a particularly fine and original Craftsman Model 80

AA109 branded as a Courlan - a photographic essay featuring this lathe can be found here


AA109 & Craftsman 90 Lathes Home Page

email: tony@lathes.co.uk
Home   Machine Tool Archive   Machine-tools Sale & Wanted
Machine Tool Manuals   Catalogues   Belts   Books   Accessories

AA109, 109, Craftsman 80  & Dunlap Lathes
- also badged as Simpson and Courlan and manufactured by the American "Double A Company" -


Craftsman Home Page   Model 80 & AA109, Dunlap & Companion Lathes
Last AA109 Model 109.21280    Early 9-inch and 12-inch Lathes   
Late-model 12-inch Lathes     
Craftsman 6" Lathe Mk. 1    Craftsman 6" Lathe Mk. 2   
Craftsman wood lathe conversion kit to metal

SEARS Model 549-2892 8-inch Lathe (Re-badged Emco Compact 8)

Sherman Clark Mfg. Co. of Jackson Michigan - Armature Lathe
Craftsman-branded Wood Lathes   Courlan-branded 109


A complete set of Craftsman sales literature is available, covering all
models produced during the period 1929 to 1966

Should any reader have a particularly original AA109 or Model 80
the writer would be pleased to feature it in the Archive