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For Sale: Benson "Benli" backgeared and screwcutting precision lathe 3.75" x 20". Unused for some time but complete and in working order. A rare opportunity to acquire one of the finest, high-quality English-made lathes. Complete with: indexing ring on the headstock pulley,  3 and 4-jaw chucks, 4-way toolpost, fixed steady, tailstock chuck, screwcutting changewheels, a good set of turning tools, Dial-test indicator,  and a Built-on countershaft and 1-phase motor £750 Phone: 01373-474849 (Somerset) Pictures of the Benson lathe for sale here and details of Benson lathes here

For Sale: Impetus Metalmaster Universal Machine Tool. Mounted on a heavy cast-iron stand with chip tray this wonderful machine is in superb, little-used condition.
The Impetus can function as a screwcutting lathe and a boring, dividing, radial drilling, milling, keyway-cutting machine. I-phase electrics. To understand the full functionality, background and history of the Impetus there is a complete article here  £2750
Pictures of the Impetus Metalmaster for sale here.   Phone: 07887-534209 or 01722-666019


For Sale:  Coronet No. 1 wood turning lathe with a capacity of 48" between centres. Little used and in perfect working order.
Equipped with: Multistar Duplex Wood-turning Chuck with 'A' & 'D' jaws; tailstock revolving centre; 13 mm keyed drill chuck and 1MT arbor, 4-inch faceplate; 1½" screw chuck; ⅞" 4 prong drive centre; ½" 4 prong drive centre; Cone centre; Cup centre; 16-inch double-support tool rest (2 banjos included); 10-inch T-rest; 7-inch tool rest; 5-inch tool rest; hole boring centre kit; faceplate ring; screw chuck; carrier for 1 Morse taper accessories and the original instruction booklet. 220/240 volt ½hp single phase motor with no-volt safety release. £250
Phone: 01507-52610 or mobile 07774-862-802  Pictures of the Coronet No. 1 wood lathe for sale here


For Sale: Myford Super 7B 3.5" x 30" long-bed lathe, serial No. SKL158560
. Mounted on the maker's superior late-type industrial stand this single-phase lathe has had little use and is in superb condition.  that has had very little use. Fitted with a screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and the maker's coolant system with tank and pump unit inside the stand, Very well equipped with: Myford dividing head with two plates, vertical milling slide, 3-jaw Burnerd high-precision adjustable Grip-tru chuck with both sets of jaws, the correct Burnerd half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, Dickson quick change toolpost and 4 holders (and the standard toolpost), fine-feed drilling attachment for the tailstock, large capacity "Dore Westbury" fixed steady, travelling steady, hand T-rest assembly, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, graduated handle to leadscrew end, 2 x revolving centres, 2 x tailstock drill chucks, catchplate and 4 carriers, radius attachment, No. 2 Morse taper with a headstock thread, headstock bearing adjustment spanners, changewheels, maker's oil gun and other small accessories. Buyer to arrange collection. Can be loaded onto suitable transport. £4,500, Contact Malcolm on:  01993-882102 (Oxfordshire). Can be viewed by appointment. (Ref: 6/15) Pictures of the Myford Super 7 long-bed lathe for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

For Sale: a pair of Taig/Peatol lathes mounted on a common base.
. One lathe has an inverter variable-speed drive with digital readout, the other a standard motor supplied by Peatol. One lathe is fitted with raiser blocks on the headstock and tool post for increased capacity. Included is a full compliment of genuine maker's accessories including: collets, vertical milling slide, swivelling top slides, fixed steady, faceplates, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, 3 drill chucks, milling cutters, turning tools and a boring tool holder, etc - virtually every accessory that Peatol supply. £750. Phone: 01472-389533 (Lincolnshire) Pictures of the Taig-Peatol lathes for sale here and details of Taig-Peatol lathes here

For Sale: Downham Elliott mini-borer with facility to act as a co-ordinate milling and drilling machine. A very high quality, small foot-print (21" x 17") jig borer in good condition. Table 16' 'x 7'' with 12" of longitudinal and 7" of cross travel controlled by very large, satin-chrome plated, vernier-equipped micrometer dials with face locks. Automatic powered down-feed for boring with 3 inches of quill travel and the whole head assembly raised and lowered by a star wheel and counterbalanced by a weight within the column. Tooling is held by collets with a range of 13 held in their door tray together with the special spanners for the spindle nose. Also included is a copy of the Instruction and Parts Manual. Weight 340 kg and the height 63". Single-phase electrics.  £950 Phone: 01424-775902 (Hastings, East Sussex) Pictures of the Downham-Elliott Jig Borer for sale here and details of Downham/Elliott Mini Jig Borers here

Harrison 165 late 165 x 1000 mm (6.5 x 40 inch) all-metric model with a camlock spindle fitting.
. Gap bed lathe, metric lead screw and full screwcutting and feeds gearbox (with all-lever control), all-geared headstock and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray, splash-back (not shown in the pictures) coolant system and a built-in Low-Vo light unit. Complete with: Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, Burnerd 4-jaw independent chuck; 2-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator; faceplate and chuck guard. 3- phase electrics. A little-used example and ex-Oxford University. £1350 For further details contact Malcolm on: 01993-882102. Located in Oxfordshire, Can be viewed and palletised if required (5/15) Pictures of the Harrison 165 lathe for sale here and details of Harrison 165 lathes here

SOLD: Boxford AUD lathe 5" x 24" Mk. 3 (late version) with screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and single-lever engagement of backgear. . A little-used, ex-college machine mounted on the maker's improved underdrive stand with a full-length splashback and tool tray. Equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, T-slotted cross slide, Dixon quick-set toolpost, tailstock chuck, rear toolpost and a chuck guard. 3-phase electrics so ideal for conversion to Inverter variable-speed round. This is an excellent example of well-equipped Boxford. £1150  Pictures of the Boxford for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here

For Sale: Harrison L5 lathe 4.5" x 24" with detachable gap bed. All-geared headstock with spindle clutch. . Complete with 3-jaw chuck, Dickson quick-set toolpost, fixed steady, four tailstock chucks, tailstock rotating centre, Morse centres and a thread-dial indicator and a carriage stop. The feed-box does not work at present but the parts have been re-made and a leadscrew and feed-shaft have been sourced (may need lengthy modification ) as the machine came without these and only requires re-assembling. Otherwise in good original condition. 3-phase motor. £495 Phone: 0750-0704443 or 0791-7715948 Pictures of the Harrison L5 lathe for sale here and details of Harrison L5 lathes here

For Sale: a nicely restored "Britannia" 4" x 30" backgeared, screwcutting gap-bed lathe on the maker's twin-flywheel, treadle-driven stand with the correct rear-mounted wooden tool tray. Although the maker cannot be confirmed, the lathe is very like a Britannia No. 15 or 16. Complete with: 4-jaw chuck, faceplate and a large set of screwcutting changewheels. £275 Phone: 01384-376965 office hours. Pictures of the Britannia treadle lathe for sale here and details of Britannia lathes here

For Sale: Boxford AUD Mk. 3. Serial number 34853.
. 5" x 22" backgeared with an Imperial screwcutting and feeds gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds and single lever engagement of backgear. Mounted on the maker's underdrive stand. This is an early Mk. 3 version (the last type manufactured) and complete with: cross slide with T-slot, 3-jaw chuck both sets of jaws, the correct half-depth body Burnerd 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, the original Boxford-branded Dickson quick-set toolpost, faceplate, catchplate, tailstock chuck and a number of changewheels and other accessories. 1-phase motor. £1250 Buyer to arrange collection, Can be loaded onto suitable transport. Contact Malcolm on: 01993-882102. Located near Witney, Oxfordshire, Viewing welcome. (Ref 4/15). Pictures of the Boxford AUD for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here

For Sale: Colchester Student Mk. 1 lathe 6.5" x 24" with gap-bed, a full screwcutting and feeds gearbox and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand. . 3-jaw chuck, tailstock rotating centre, 4-way toolpost. Also includes a spare cross slide, top slide and saddle, etc. Complete but needs some minor reassembly and TLC - or could be dismantled for its (valuable) parts. £375 Phone: 07760-889238 Pictures of the Colchester Student for sale here and details of Colchester Student lathes here

For Sale: Colchester Student 1800 lathe 6.5" x 25" with a induction hardened gap bed. . This machine is in outstanding condition with perfect paintwork: owned by a model engineer for some time. Imperial micrometer dials and a full imperial and metric screwcutting gearbox. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck with standard & soft jaws, 4- jaw chuck, coolant system, quick-change tool post with 3 holders, faceplate, catchplate, the spindle Morse adapter sleeve and centre, rotating and dead centres, chuck guard, splashback and turning tools. Single-phase motor (the original 3-phase motor is also included). £4550 Buyer to arrange collection. Can be loaded onto suitable transport Contact Malcolm on: 01993-882102. Located near Witney, Oxfordshire. Viewing welcomed. (Ref 3/15) Pictures of the Student 1800 lathe for sale here and details of Student 1800 lathes here

SOLD Precision watchmaker's milling machine handmade by John Stevens Machines. New and unused (I am only selling to buy his larger model). Spindle takes 8 mm collets. 12-volt motor with variable-speed power supply unit. Built in work light. Machine Vice has a jaw width of 50 mm with a 40 mm opening capacity. £675 Pictures of the Stevens precision miller for sale here and details of Stevens milling machines here

For Sale: Tom Senior M1 milling machine with both vertical and horizontal capacity. . Table 26" x 6" with power feed and auto knock-off. Complete with swivelling vertical head (2 Morse taper spindle), horizontal overarm with spacers and drop-bracket end support, coolant equipment. This beautifully constructed and versatile milling machine has had two owners from new - and I have the original invoice. In my ownership it has been completely dismantled and rebuilt - and then used primarily for cutting aluminium. 3-phase motor foot mounted on the top of the column that gives, in conjunction with the internal backgear speeds from 60 to 1660 r.p.m. (the motor is changed very easily for almost any type). Original frosting (scraping) marks still visible on the column with just one very slight mark to the table. £1375 Phone: 07500-948945 (Cheltenham). Viewing welcome, loading facilities available. I am also able to partially dismantle and strap it to a pallet for collection for an agreed fee. Pictures of the Tom Senior miller for sale here and details of Senior milling machines here

For Sale: Pultra 17-50 miniature precision lathe. In excellent working order and mounted on a self-contained underdrive stand with the correct Mardrive multi-speed countershaft with foot-operated clutch, single-phase motor and a Dewhurst reversing switch. Well equipped with ring-scroll precision 3-jaw chuck (with reversible face jaws) 4-jaw chuck, compound slide rest, set of wire collets, set of step-up collets, set of cone collets, bronze drive dogs, drive centre, flip-up hand T-rest, raiser block, tailstock chuck, box chuck, etc. £1650 Phone: 078-6622-4069 (Leics) Pictures of the Pultra lathe for sale here and details of Pultra lathes here

Clearance Sale:
Swiftcut 10-inch Horizontal Bandsaw (needs attention). Smart & Brown No. 4 Fly-press. Vertical milling head for an.Elliott U1/U2 milling machine. 87-piece slip guage set, metric. Several 3-inch record bench vices. Unused genuine BCA toolmakers' vice. Unused 325 mm 3-jaw chuck on a D1-8 Camlock fitting. Collet Chuck 4-inch on a D1 Camlock fitting. Unused 6-inch Abwood Hdra vice - and a number of other types of vice. Open to discuss offers. Phone Tenga Engineering on: 01425-622567.

For Sale: Myford Dividing Attachment
with 2 plates £325  Myford Swivelling Vertical slide. Late type with 2 bolts per axis £170  Myford Plain vertical Slide: £95  Phone: 01730-892662 or 0777-570-8381  Pictures of the Myford Accessories for sale here

For Sale: Myford ML7B lathe 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. A top-class specification with screwcutting gearbox, spindle clutch and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray.
Enthusiast owned and so well equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, the correct Pratt half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, a 5-inch 4-jaw chuck, Cowells capstan-handle-driven tailstock barrel; the original screw-feed tailstock barrel, collet nosepiece with a set of collets, 4-way toolpost, rear toolpost, fixed steady, travelling steady, hand-T-rest, 6 tailstock chucks, boring head, die holder, V-pad for tailstock, Myford V-blocks and angle plates, thread-dial indicator, maker's large and standard faceplates, 3 catchplates, spare chuck backplates, Myford V-blocks and angle plates, clamp-type knurling tool, spare (possibly new) T-slotted cross slide, etc. Also included is a 6-drawer toolmaker's cabinet containing toolmakers vices, DTIs, thread gauges, tools, etc. £1350 
Phone: 01730-892662 or 0777-570-8381 Pictures of the Myford ML7B for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

For Sale: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on the maker's stand and complete with:
3-jaw chuck, set of Myford quick-set "boat" cutting tools, faceplate, catchplate, tailstock chuck, pressure oil gun and a supply of the correct maker's oil. 1-phase motor and a Stanton reversing switch. Also included are copies of the maker's handbook and the "Amateur's'' Lathe" and "Amateur's Workshop" books. £550 Phone: 0774-591-7681
(West Cumbria)  Pictures of the ML7 for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

For Sale: Myford MG12 Cylindrical Grinder.
Serial number S118621 12-inch' Wheel Diameter. I have owned this machine for approximately 12 years and used it for prototyping shafts. I have recently given it a complete overhaul, with a careful repaint and it is in very good condition and perfect working order. Complete with the proper Myford coolant tank and pump, four grinding wheels and imperial collets. The slides have imperial graduations. £1995 Phone: 07774 780277 Pictures of the Myford Grinder for sale here

For Sale: Archdale Vertical Milling Machine. A substantial model in full working order.
The worm-and-wheel controlled swivel head holds a 50 INT spindle with fine feed by handwheel. 12 spindle speeds from 35 to 638 r.p.m.
Table 62.5" x 14.5" with power feed rates from 0.71" to 20"/minute and rapids in all directions. Machine dimensions 71" front to back and 65" (plus table movement) width. Weight 2.75 tons. A quantity of 50 INT tooling is also available by negotiation.
£795 (I'd suggest that a buyer collects with a Hyab-equipped lorry….) Phone: 01442-872673  Pictures of the Archdale vertical milling machine for sale here

SOLD: Schaublin 70 high-precision miniature lathe. 70 mm centre height. Complete with a W12 headstock with collets: 1 - 1,5 - 2 - 2,5 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 12,5 mm and a collet-mounted dead centre. W12 drawbar Pratt Burnerd 70 mm three-jaw chuck with insider and outside jaws Mounted a good, home-build underdrive stand with a 220 DC motor giving infinitely variable speeds through a vario transformer. This Schaublin 70 was originally installed in a Danish electronic company that made computers and calculators, etc. and the drive system and its controls were probably made by the Company's engineers. There are some small marks in bed and a little damage in top slide. £1250 Phone: I am willing to ship worldwide and can pack and crate it securely. Please feel free to contact me for more information, shipping costs and extra pictures. (Denmark) Details of Schaublin 70 lathes here

For Sale: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting.
In excellent condition for its age and works perfectly with no slop or bearing wear. Within the last year the bed has been ground by a very reputable engineering company accustomed to working on Myford beds; fitted with a new zeroing micrometer dial on the cross-feed screw; new nuts on the cross and top slides and a new backgear spindle bullwheel. £650 Phone: 01633-485305 (Newport, South Wales) Pictures of the Myford ML7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

For Sale: Warco Turret Milling Machine Type KF-VO-A2F. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand, fitted with a 2-axis DRO and metric micrometer dials. Swing, tilt and slide head has an R8 spindle (to take Bridgeport tooling) with both wheel-controlled fine downfeed and a rapid-action lever for drilling.
Table 30" x 7" with 6-speed power feed that has both a "rapids" and a "slow" override setting. This is a very well maintained machine that has had little use. Complete with: Clarkson collet chuck and 4 collets, face mill, drill chuck, fly cutter plus other tooling.  At just under 6 ft high this is an ideal machine for the smaller workshop. 3-phase electrics so ideal for conversion to inverter-driven variable speed control. £1750 Contact Malcolm on:  01993-882102. Located in Oxfordshire, Can be viewed and demonstrated by appointment (Ref:2/15)  Pictures of the Warco Turret Milling machine for sale here

SOLD: Drummond "Admiralty" model 3.5" x 15" gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting with power cross feed and automatic disengage to the longitudinal carriage drive. Mounted on metal stand with 1-phase drive system. This is a late-model example and complete with the very rare tumble-reverse assembly, three 3-jaw chucks, two 4-jaw chucks, faceplates, fixed steady (an adapted ML2 type), changewheels, original "Norman-patent" height-adjustable toolpost, tailstock chuck, a spare countershaft unit and a mass of assorted and very useful tooling--everything in the Worksop on shelves and in tins related to the lathe. One owner for many decades. Quick sale needed for probate - so just £275.
Available separately: a spare, complete tumble-reverse mechanism to fit the Myford/Drummond M-Type lathe. £75 + post. Details of Drummond Admiralty lathes here and the ordinary Drummond 3.5-inch lathes here

SOLD: Myford/Drummond Tumble-reverse mechanism to fit all M-type lathes. £75 + post  Pictures of the Myford Drummond tumble-reverse assembly here

SOLD: For Sale- and REDUCED To CLEAR: Mondial "Soag Simplex" 7" x 36" gap-bed lathe. A well-specified lathe currently in use restoring museum displays. Fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Drive comes from a motor held in the headstock-end plinth. 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost and a thread-dial indicator. This is a robust lathe capable of a wide variety of jobs but the drive to the screwcutting gearbox is missing and will have to be re-established. £175 Pictures of the Mondial Soag Simplex lathe for sale here and details of Simplex lathes here

For Sale: Colchester  Bantam Mk. 1 5.75" x 24". Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with a full-length splash-back. Specification includes: all-geared headstock with 16 speeds to 1600 r.p.m., full screwcutting and feeds gearbox, hardened bed and a 2-speed 3-phase motor controlled by a "third-rod" system with spindle brake
Complete with a new, unused 6-inch 3-jaw chuck and backplate; the original Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, 8-inch 4-jaw chuck, Dickson quick-set toolpost, dual inch/metric micrometer dials, metric transposing changewheels, extra changewheels to extend the threading range, coolant unit, Low-Vo light unit and a bed-mounted carriage stop,   In excellent mechanical condition, still in the maker's original paint finish and in perfect working order. £1395 Phone: 01668-281727  Pictures of the Colchester Bantam for sale here and details of Colchester Bantam lathes here

SOLD: Warco VMC Turret Vertical Milling Machine. Equipped to a very high standard with the following specification: fitted inverter-controlled infinitely variable-speed drive (in addition to the 9 belt-driven speeds); 2-axis Digital Read Out and a digital scale of the quill travel; power feed to the 660 mm x 152 mm (26" x 6") table. Head rotates 360° on horizontal axis, tilts left to right and has both  a fine downfeed by handwheel and a quick-action drilling feed by lever. Quill is R8 - so takes inexpensive and easily-available Bridgeport tooling. One-shot lubrication to slideways and table feed screws; fitted optional extra-wide chip tray; halogen light unit, quick-action machine vice, R8 collet chuck and two R8 drill chucks - one a keyless precision type.
Full details of the current miller here. Very little used from new. List price new with DRO, Inverter and other accessories around £2250 - offered at £1650 Pictures of the Warco VMC milling machine for sale here and full details of the current miller here.  (This miller is almost the same as that offered for many years as the Myford VMC--but with a considerable  number of specification enhancements)

SOLD : Warco GH-1330 lathe 165 mm x 750 mm (6.5" x 30") geared-head lathe with a roller-bearing spindle with a D1-4" Cam-Lock nose. A very well specified machine with hardened and ground detachable-gap bed, full dual metric/inch screwcutting and feeds gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds with a covered leadscrew and separate power shaft and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with a full-length splash back and slide-out chip tray. Dual inch/metric micrometer dials, micrometer dial to tailstock handwheel, third-rod control of spindle stop, start and reverse and a foot-operated spindle brake. Equipment includes: 2-axis DRO system, 160 mm 3-jaw chuck, and unused (boxed) 200 mm 4-jaw independent chuck. Fixed steady, travelling steady, Micro adjustable bed stop, full coolant system, faceplate, Morse centres, quick-set toolpost with a selection of toolholders, thread-dial indicator, halogen light unit, tailstock chuck, chuck guard, the makers Operation Manual and a toolkit, etc. Single-phase electrics. Very little used from new and in pristine condition. List price new with the DRO around £3450. Offered at £2450. Pictures of the Warco GH-1330 lathe for sale here and full details and specification of this still-current machine can be seen here.

SOLD Sherline Lathe Model 4410 3.5" x 17" long-bed lathe - a Metric 'CNC Ready' machine. Little used and in full working order. Single-phase high-torque DC motor with variable-speed drive and  integrated switchgear and controls. Equipped with a range of genuine maker's accessories including: zeroing micrometer dials, stepper motor mountings, stepper motors, Sherline Assembly and Instruction Book, 3-jaw chuck, self-centring 4-jaw chuck, independent 4-jaw chuck, height-adjustable "rocker" toolpost, parting-off toolpost with blade, tailstock rotating centre, two tailstock chucks, centres for headstock and tailstock, faceplate and drive dog. Also included are copies of the Vector XT CNC Handbook and Sherline's "Instructions and Shop Wisdom" booklet  £750 (list price new with accessories in excess of £1400).  Pictures of the Sherline lathe for sale here and details of Sherline 4000 Series lathes here

SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting mounted on the levelling blocks and with a deep chip tray. In excellent original condition and well equipped with: Myford vertical milling slide, 3-jaw Burnerd Super-precision adjustable "Grip-tru" chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, set of genuine Myford "quick-set" tooling with adjuster boat and a fitted wooden box, 4-way toolpost, single toolpost, travelling steady, thread-dial indicator,  faceplate, two catchplates, Jacobs tailstock chuck and a copy of the maker's Operating & Maintenance Manual. Single-phase brook-Crompton motor. £950  Pictures of the ML7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

For Sale: Myford Super 7 lathe 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting mounted on the maker's late-type industrial cabinet stand with chip tray and raiser blocks. In superb, carefully-used condition with the bed grinding marks still intact on the front vertical shear.
Owned by me for the last 10 years and complete with: 3-jaw Burnerd chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch independent 4-jaw chuck, a late-type two-bolt-per-axis Myford swivelling vertical milling slide with the larger of the two machine vices, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, catchplate, tailstock chuck, a set of screwcutting changewheels, a Starret No. 98 Spirit Level, Moore & Wright Micrometer 0-4", depth gauge, oil gun and a collection of turning and milling tools, etc. 1-phase electrics with a Dewhurst reversing switch. £2595 Phone: 01275-844665  Pictures of the Myford Super 7 for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 Lathes here

For Sale: Nordan watchmakers' lathe as a boxed set. Manufactured in Denmark this is a high-quality machine with a set of useful accessories including:
a fine compound slide rest with a top slide having two T-slots and a travel of 40 mm together with a cross slide able to move right over its micrometer dial to give a travel of 50 mm. A24 wire collets (+ 10 extra in a tin); 10 cone collets; 3 wax chucks; carrier chuck, a flip-up tool rest with wide and narrow Ts; filing rest; a 3-jaw ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck; an indexing arm to engage with the circle of holes drilled into the face of the headstock pulley; grinding wheel arbor; other collet-mount arbors; 14 sinking tools and other small parts. £850 + post at cost This is for sale on behalf of a client. Please phone: 01298-872874 for further details. Pictures of the Nordan lathe for sale here and more on Nordan lathes here

For Sale: Myford 254S 4.75" x 24" geared-head lathe with screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Owned from new by a retired toolmaker, used only for model making and in perfect order, A very well specified machine with a hardened bed, fully enclosed leadscrew, separate power shaft, large diameter micrometer dial on cross feed screw, integrated electrical controls and eight spindle speeds from 53 to 2000 r.p.m.
Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray and storage shelves and complete with: all the maker's original equipment including the headstock reduction sleeve and the following accessories: 5-inch 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 6-inch 4-jaw independent chuck, Swiss "Multifix" type quick-set toolpost with 7 holders, tailstock rotating centre, faceplate, graduated handle to leadscrew end, Myford angle plate, Morse centres, halogen light unit, tailstock chuck and the makers Operating Manual and sales catalogue. There may be other small parts as well. £3500
Available separately is a Myford swivelling vertical slide with vice £145 Phone: 01993-841778  Pictures of the Myford 254 for sale here and details of Myford 254 lathes here


For Sale: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks.
Complete with: 3-jaw chuck, Myford 4-way indexing toolpost, graduated handle to leadscrew end, thread-dial indicator and a tailstock chuck. 1-phase motor with a no-volt release, safety push-button starter and Dewhurst reversing switch. Been standing for many years unused but in sound original condition with a carriage that moves smoothly from one end of the bed to the other. Still in the maker's paint finish and with the proper spindle oil pots. £850  Phone: 07889-407380  Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

For Sale: Viceroy stand-mounted 16-inch diameter "Sharpedge" cutting tool sharpening rotary grinder. Complete with stone, cover, and holding arm.
For the sharpening of chisels, planer blades, etc. 1-phase electrics. Sensible offers invited. Phone Tenga Engineering on 01425-622567 for further information. Pictures of the Viceroy Sharpedge for sale here

For Sale: Colchester Student 1800 lathe 6.5" x 24". The induction hardened bed has a gap to swing 19" in diameter.
3-jaw chuck, collet attachment, thread-dial indicator, 4-way toolpost, rear guard and chuck guard. £2750 + VAT Phone Tenga Engineering on 01425-622567 for further information. Pictures of the Colchester Student 1800 for sale here and details of Colchester Student 1800 lathes here

For Sale: Warco "FB2" vertical milling machine with imperial (inch) graduations. An exact copy of the Emco FB2
this miller has a 29" x 5" (630 mm  x 125 mm) table with 15" (380 mm) of longitudinal travel and 5.5" (140 mm) in traverse. All-geared, swivelling head with 6 speeds and both fine and quick-action down feeds. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with large chip tray and storage shelves and complete with a Clarkson Autolock chuck. 1-phase motor. In excellent working order £850 Phone: 07946-815058  Pictures of the Warco/Emco FB2 for sale here and details of Warco/Emco FB2 millers here

For Sale: South Bend Model B lathe 4.5" x 24" backgeared, screwcutting and with power cross feed and 12 spindle speeds.
Unused for some time but complete with all the previous owners accessories including: the maker's original motor-countershaft drive unit with 1-phase motor, two 3-jaw chucks, 4-jaw chuck, dial-thread indicator, 4-way toolpost, vertical slide, tailstock chuck and a large collection of turning and boring tools. £375 Phone: 01273-430047  Pictures of the South Bend 9-inch lathe for sale here and details of South Bend "9-inch" lathes here

For Sale: a classic Pittler C3 Universal Milling and Turning Lathe Circa 5" x 24" backgeared, screwcutting with power feed to the cross slide (the whole carriage assembly swivelling around the trapezoidal bed) and built circa 1890-1910.
This remarkable machine is in fine, original condition and mounted on maker's cast-iron stand. Complete with a number of accessories including a travelling steady,  auto face-turning attachment, bevel-geared cutter frame, drilling spindle and draw bars, blank mandrels, 26 assorted collets , catchplate, tailstock draw bars and the manual and parts list for the year. A 1-phase motor is included together with a new cast iron motor mount and blocks . £1500  Contact Barry Macpherson on: 0191-4286575 or 07966-285390 anytime Pictures of the Pittler lathe for sale here and details of Pittler lathes here

SOLD: Cromwell Mk. 2 3.5" x 20" precision backgeared and screwcutting toolroom lathe with power cross feed. This rare, beautifully-made and originally very expensive lathe is complete with its maker's built-on motor countershaft unit, a set of over 30 screwcutting changewheel, fixed steady, travelling steady, collets, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, T-slotted faceplate, a dividing plate and indexing arm, a vast collection of turning tools, reamers, tailstock chucks, tailstock rotating centre, two rotating head knurling tools, drive dogs, spare belts, belt clips, spanners, etc. The package also includes a well-specified Newtool bench drill with rack-and-pinion driven, rise-and-fall round rotating table and 1-phase motor. £750   Pictures of the Cromwell precision lathe for sale here and details of Cromwell Mk. 2 lathes here

To clear at a bargain price: a high-quality METZNER (Swiss made) precision drilling machine
- almost certainly strong enough for light milling as well. Head rises and falls, can be rotated and has both a fine feed by handwheel and a quick-action drilling feed by lever. The table is a heavy iron casting with T slots. The machine can be separated from its base for transport. Comes with items of tooling. Sensible offers invited. Contact Tenga Engineering on: 01425-622567 Pictures of the Metzner drill for sale here

For Sale: George Adams 3" x 16" lathe as made by Portass. This lathe has been cleverly modified by a previous owner to include a rebuilt headstock with backgear and a much improved compound slide rest with a T-slotted cross slide and greatly extended travels.
Well equipped with: 1-phase motor/countershaft unit with push-button starter;  3-jaw chuck; 4-jaw chuck; 4-way toolpost; set of screwcutting changewheels; tailstock chuck, spare chuck backplate, etc. Just stripped, cleaned and repainted - just a couple of small jobs left to re-commission for use. £150 Phone: 0207-2782698  Pictures of the George Adams/Portass lathe for sale here and details of the George Adams/Portass Mk. 5 lathe here and George Adams lathes here

For Sale: BCA MK111 Universal Jig Boring & Milling Machine. A late-model machine mounted on the maker's cabinet stand and fitted with a Heidenhain 2-axis inch/metric DRO System
. Integral 203 mm indexing rotary table with X & Y travels. Rise and fall vertical head with super-fine feed. Complete with tooling and inspection under power invited (these fine machines widely used in all types of engineering). £2250 plus vat. For more information call Tenga Engineering on: 01425-622567 (from overseas + 44-1425 622567)  Pictures of the BCA jig borer for sale here and details of BCA machines here

For Sale: Colchester Triumph 2000 lathe with a 7.5-inch centre height and a hardened bed with detachable gap piece
Top speed 2000 r.p.m. Maker's cabinet stand with full-length splash-back; coolant equipment; 3-jaw chuck; very large faceplate; dual metric/imperial micrometer dials; 4-way toolpost; fixed steady; thread-dial indicator; carriage stop and the maker's Operation, Maintenance and Parts Manual. In excellent mechanical condition: still in the maker's original paint finish and in perfect working order. £3950 Can be seen in person or here on YouTube  Phone weekdays: 02089-468-872 or evenings: 01737-850-147 or anytime mobile: 07941-365-204  Pictures of the Colchester Triumph 2000 for sale here and details of Colchester Triumph 2000 lathes here

For Sale: Giewont Universal Milling machine Type FWD-32. Table 12" x 48" with power feeds and rapids in all directions. Vertical head with a No. 50 INT taper (complete with a collet holder and collet set) and a horizontal arbor with twin arbor supports. Pendant remote control, Perspex cutter guards and the makers technical instruction manuals. A heavily-built, robust miller in full working order that has been well looked after. Can be viewed running. £2750  Pictures of the Giewont FWD-32 milling machine for sale here
Phone weekdays: 02089-468-872 or evenings: 01737-850-147 or anytime mobile: 07941-365-204 

For Sale: Favorite No. 2 mm watchmakers' lathe with 8 mm spindle. Mounted on the correct maker's base unit with a storage drawer and complete with countershaft and a 1-phase motor.
Accessories include: 39 collets from 0.4 to 7.5 mm; three tailstocks--one with a lever-feed attachment with a built-in micrometer depth stop; high-precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck; hand T-rest; tailstock chuck. £2950 For further details please phone 0045-40176626 (English, German and Danish spoken)  Pictures of the Favorite watchmaker's lathe for sale here and details of Favorite lathes here

For Sale: Harrison M300 long-bed lathe 167 mm x 1000 mm (6.5" x 40"). Hardened bed, with gap, metric leadscrew and micrometer dials
. All-geared headstock, full screwcutting and feeds gearbox. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray, suds system and splash-back. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck; 4-jaw independent chuck; 4-way toolpost; fixed steady; thread-dial indicator; catchplate; tailstock centres; magnetic base with dial-test indicator; magnetic V-block; Low-Vo light unit; rotating multi-set knurling tool, tailstock drill chuck & key; chuck guard; Morse centre and the maker's Instruction Manual 3-phase electrics: £2250 For further details contact Malcolm on: 01993-882102. Located in Oxfordshire, Can be viewed and loaded onto suitable transport (1/15) Pictures of the Harrison M300 for sale here and details of Harrison M300 lathes here

For Sale: Lorch 6 mm watchmakers' lathe with a swivel headstock. Complete in the maker's fitted box with a collection of accessories including:
. 35 split collets in very good condition: 2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20 and further up to 50 in 0,2 mm steps; Lorch high-precision 3-jaw chuck; compound slide rest assembly with toolpost; hand T-rest with three sizes of T; tailstock with four runners; pivot drilling & polishing attachment, etc. as shown in the photographs. £925 (GBP925). Also available for an extra £50 is a variable-speed motor with foot control. £925 The lathe is in the Netherlands but I can pack securely and ship worldwide.  Please email for further details. Pictures of the Lorch watchmakers' lathe for sale here and details of Lorch watchmakers' lathes here


SOLD For Sale: Myford "254 Plus" lathe with a 5.34" centre height in an all-metric specifications and complete with a number of new, unused accessories.  Installed from new in a girls' school, and used for the occasionally turning of wood only - the grinding marks on the induction hardened bedways are still clearly visible. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand and equipped with a full screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed from an oil-bath lubricated apron, a top speed of 2000 r.p.m. and a zeroing micrometer dial on the carriage handwheel. Complete with a Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, tailstock chuck, halogen light unit, chuck guard, Morse centres and a selection of cutting tools including knurls and parting-off blade holders. The new accessories are: Myford Taper Turning attachment, Myford fixed and travelling steadies, Myford thread dial indicator and spare gearbox ratio and name plates and motor drive pulleys Also fitted with a useful red emergency stop foot-bar. There is a small chip on the edge of the top slide. A 3 phase machine so ideal for conversion to variable-speed inverter drive - though the fitting of a 1-phase motor would be absolutely straightforward. £3950  Pictures of the Myford 254 for sale here and details of Myford 254 lathes here

For Sale: a fixed steady that could be adapted to a number of lathes or grinders with a centre height from 6 to 7 inches (152 to 178 mm).
A three-finder type with bronze pads and direct screw fine-feed adjustment. Though capacity of 3.875 inches ((98 mm) and a width across the base of 8 inches (203 mm). The base has already been neatly modified to take a V-shaped cut-out that could be repositioned by adding or subtracting distance pieces between the faces. £65 + post at cost. Phone: 01233-750188 Pictures of the steady here

For Sale: Proxxon PD-230E lathe 52 mm x 230 mm. Manufactured 2013 but unused. Complete in it's maker's box with all the original paperwork and:
variable-speed single-phase reversing motor 100 to 3000 r.p.m. (with the 3 belt-driven speeds for better torque), 3-jaw ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, screwcutting changewheels, tailstock rotating centre, splash guard and chip tray set, boxed turning-tool set with tungsten inserts and a boxed 3-piece external and internal thread-cutting set. £795  (discounted price new for the set £1325)  Phone: 01684-563060 (Worcs.)  Pictures of the Proxxon lathe for sale here

SOLD: Emco "Emcomat 7" 3,5" x 17" geared-head screwcutting lathe.  Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with storage cupboard and chip tray and complete with: 3-jaw chuck faceplate, set of screwcutting changewheels, graduated hand to leadscrew end, 4-way toolpost, tailstock chuck, bronze drive dog, centres, a copy of the maker's instruction book and turning tools. 1-phase motor with push-button starter and reversing switch. In sound working order and ready to use. £475
Pictures of the Emco 7 lathe for sale here and details of Emco 7 lathes here


For Sale: Coronet Major Multi-function Woodworking Machine Serial No ML656 NO70. An exceptionally original and well cared example for mounted on a professionally-made wooden stand on castors and complete with all accessories including:
Saw table with a micro-adjustable fence and mitre fence and a 10" T C T blade; Combination saw table with roller (for sawing large board sheets); 4.5" planer with thicknesser attachment.; Mortising  attachment with collet chuck and a set of Ridgeway cutters, sanding table and 8" sanding plate with spare abrasive paper; 5/16" long hole boring attachment with auger; single and double-length tool rests; Morse centres;  rotating centre, 3/8" drill chuck, 6" face plate; double-length tool rest and a standard tool rest. Also included are all the guards for the drive belts and both under and over saw-blade guards, handbooks, advertising literature 2 sets of spare planer knives, spare motor mounting plate, spare drive belts and a set of Whitworth spanners to fit the machine.  The lathe is fitted with the original and correct Brooke Crompton 'Gryphon' 1 h.p. 2800 rpm double-ended motor with push-button starter. In the original maker's finish; looks superb and works as intended. An opportunity to buy a very well equipped and extremely well made wood machining centre. £475. They don't make them like this anymore! Sale due to retirement. Phone 015395-32630 (South Lakes, Cumbria). Pictures of the Coronet Major lathe for sale here   Details of Coronet lathe here

For Sale: Eisele VMS300 cold cut saw in very good condition and appearing to have had little use in the college department where it spent its life.
This is a very, heavy, well-built machine and was originally bench mounted with a coolant tank inside. The bench did not come with the machine but the coolant pump is included. 3-phase electrics. £1250  Phone:  0778-9902192 (Southampton)  Pictures of the Eisele saw for sale here

For Sale: Harrison Graduate "Variturn" Wood-turning Lathe 6" x 30". Fully reconditioned by the Graduate specialists L.R.E. Engineering this example is  fitted with a 1-phase to 3-phase Inverter giving infinitely variable speeds from 100 to 2400 r.p.m. from a powerful 1.5 h.p. motor. Push-button stop/start, dial control of speeds and fitted with an emergency kick-operated stop button. Hardly used and in perfect working order with a bowl-turning attachment and  two tool rests. Very easily dismantled for transport and will fit into the back of a medium-sized hatchback. £1875 For further details phone:  07712-674305 (Dartford, Kent) Pictures of the Harrison Graduate Variturn lathe for sale here and details of Graduate lathes here

For Sale: Tom Senior E-Type vertical milling machine mounted on the maker's cabinet stand.
Fitted with the S-Type No. 2 Morse taper swivelling head with both fine and quick-action feeds - importantly, both along the spindle axis. Table 5" x 25" with 15" of longitudinal travel, 6" in traverse and 14.5" vertically. In excellent, little-used condition and with the grinding/scraping marks on the ways still clear. The paintwork all original and the table surface has just two tiny nicks but is otherwise perfect. Runs almost silently from a 1-phase 920 r.p.m. motor that provides a useful range of speeds for model and experimental engineering. Complete with an ER Collet chucks and collet set - only two of which have been used. £2200​ Phone: 01943-864051 or 07827-889265   Pictures of the Senior E-Type miller for sale here and details of Tom Senior E-Type millers here

For Sale: Tekcaster Model 100-D spin casting machine with digital controls and 1-phase electrics.  A current machine, this example offered as a  complete working kit together with all the accessories (hydraulic vulcanising press (3-phase), mild frames, two smelting furnaces (both 1-phase) and various peripherals) shown in the pictures below. Also included are the two maker's instructions books. I am also happy to demonstrate the machine and pass on some knowledge about how to get the best from it. £9950 (with shipping and taxes from the USA and new unit as equipped would be around £20,000) Phone: 0207-3594977 for more details.  Pictures of the Tekcaster 100-D for sale here and details of the machine from the makers here

For Sale: Viceroy TDS-4GB 5-inch plain-turning backgeared  lathe for metal and wood.
Mounted on the maker's underdrive cabinet stand and complete with an outboard bowl-turning attachment with faceplate and rest, 3-jaw chuck, No. 3 Morse taper tailstock rotating centre and a light unit. 3-phase motor. A very compact, strong machine in full working order. £375 Phone: 0207-3594977  Pictures of the Viceroy lathe for sale here and details of Viceroy lathes here

For Sale: Fobco 7-8 No. 2 Morse taper pillar drill with diamond drill set.
A heavy-duty, very well constructed drill with reduction gearing in the head machine that gives 10 speeds from 51 to 2650 r.p.m. Included with the drill are a Jacobs chuck and an expensive Habit Diamond water-fed chuck with core-ejector feed and gauge together with a number of diamond-tipped core drills. 3-phase motor. £750 Phone: 0207-3594977 Pictures of the Fobco 7-8 drill and Habit diamond drills here and details of Fobco drills here

For Sale: WORKSHOP EQUIPMENT - please phone to discuss prices, etc.
SOLD: Myford Super 7 lathe (1-phase) on the maker's full cabinet stand and with equipment. Excellent order £1450
SOLD: Metba Precision Universal Milling Machine - full details here
SOLD: Fobco Pillar Drill in good original condition. 3-phase: £395
SOLD: Parnavac vacuum forming machine (3-phase) in full working order: £550
SOLD: Startrite 352S Bandsaw. 1-phase electrics and in superb, little used condition. £750
SOLD: Wadkin Heavy-duty Vertical Sanding Disc (3-phase) on a cast-iron stand and with a dust extractor. £475
SOLD: Berridge Spray Booth (1-phase): £450
SOLD: Hydrovane "Silent" compressor (3-phase) complete with a 1-phase Motivair drier: £550
Vacuum tank and pump (1-phase): a
Facuum Techna Craftsman Type 300 a processing vessel for degassing resins and silicone rubbers £375
SOLD: Drytex dust-extraction unit. (3-phase): £150
For further details and picture please call Andrew Hart on 01707 -663300 during office hours (machines in Hertfordshire).
Pictures of the machines for sale here


For Sale: BOXFORD  280 long-bed lathe in superb, little-used condition 145 mm x 1000 mm (5.75" x 39") with all-geared headstock, full screwcutting and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Spindle bored to pass 35 mm with a D1-3" Camlock nose; No. 3 Morse taper tailstock,
Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with locking storage cupboard, chip tray, splash back and a halogen light unit. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, two quick-set toolpost, two tailstock chucks - one key operated the other a precision keyless type, faceplate, two tailstock rotating centres, set of tipped tooling, self-aligning knurling tool, and a chuck guard. 3-phase electrics so ideal for conversion to variable-speed inverter drive. £4950 (list price new for a short bed model with chucks is £11,400 inc. VAT) Phone: 07919-576017 (Mere, Cheshire) Pictures of the Boxford 280 for sale here, read an article on the lathe here

SOLD: Arundel K450 woodturning lathe. A late-model, British made machine with a rigid, twin-bar bed made from solid steel and mounted on a substantial, purpose-built steel bench. I purchased this lathe new and used it very carefully. For bowl turning the headstock is slid to the tailstock end of bed where a separate bowl-turning rest is located. .Swing 9-inch over the bed, 18" over the bench and admits 36" between centres. Drive is from a 1-phase motor through smooth-running Poly-V belt speeds. Speeds: 500, 850, 1350 and 2150 r.p.m. Complete with a lot of useful equipment - in fact everything you need to get started and progress: a high-quality Robert Sorby precision combination chuck Model 900 with  extra collets and turning accessories, Screw-chuck, faceplate, revolving tailstock centre, jaws for the dovetail work, pin chuck, a set of six Ashley Iles turning tools plus a long hole boring chisel. £350  More turning tools are available, individually priced.
Pictures of Arundel for sale here and details of Arundel lathes here

For Sale: Myford Super 7 lathe with power cross feed. 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. In its maker's original paint finish, lightly used and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck, the correct Burnerd 6-inch half-depth body 4-jaw chuck, graduated handwheel to leadscrew end, faceplate, catchplate, tailstock chuck, stand with dial-test indicator, d.t.i., a collection of taps and dies, Morse centres, a set of screwcutting changewheels and turning tools, etc. 1-phase motor with Dewhurst reversing switch. £1325 Phone:  01922-445739 (West Midlands)  Pictures of the Myford Super 7 for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here

For Sale: Smart & Brown Model A precision toolroom lathe 4.5" x 18" backgeared with a screwcutting and feeds gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds and mounted on the maker's self-contained underdrive stand.
Well equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, 6-inch half-depth body Burnerd 4-jaw independent chuck, 50 collets with draw bar, 4-way toolpost, micrometer-equipped carriage stop, toolroom-type faceplate with machined T-slots, fixed steady, tailstock chuck and a good collection of turning and boring tools. 1-phase motor. One owner for the last 30 years and used for  light hobby work only - hence, in full working order and ready to run. Mounted on castors and within easy reach of my driveway. £950 Phone: 01993-850152 (Oxfordshire) Pictures of the Smart & Brown Model A for sale here and details of Smart & Brown Model A lathes here

For Sale: what appears to be an unused No. 11 "Handy" collet chuck by Hattersley and Davidson Ltd. that is marked as being for an Arundel J4 lathe.
£75  Pictures of the collet chuck for sale here  Please phone: 07768-276460

For Sale: a really nice boxed, late-model, IME lathe. 50 mm (2") centre height with a 385 mm (15") long tool-steel bed carried on two feet. Complete with an 8 mm collet headstock, 8 mm collet lever-action tailstock, the correct compound cross-slide assembly with the maker's toolpost and, most unusually, a rare matching IME vertical milling slide with dividing attachment. Two division plates are present, each with 4 circles of holes: 80, 70, 64, 54 and 72, 68, 60, 50 - these giving a wide range of divisions. Also included are 23 8-mm collets, a set of 5 step chucks, a Jacobs 0-1/4 inch chuck mounted on an 8 mm arbor and a Lorch collet-mounted, high-precision 3-jaw scroll chuck with face-reversible jaws. I am happy to pack carefully and ship to buyer at cost - or inspection and collection welcome. £1875. For more information contact Ron Matthews on: 01243-641635 Pictures of the IME watchmaker's lathe for sale here and details of IME lathes here

For Sale: Late-type Beichle Combined Universal, Die Milling and Boring Machine. It is with great regret, due to downsizing, that I offer this outstanding German machine   
It is believed to be a toolroom-class Model WF2 - without doubt the finest built and most versatile milling machine I have ever had it is ideal for the discerning amateur or professional engineer. The T-slotted table 15" x 23" and mounted in the vertical plane while the milling head is set horizontally. The table, mounted on a very substantial shaft that passes through the main body on the left, is fitted with a large 90-tooth worm wheel at the opposite end that engages with a worm on the spindle of a permanently-fitted dividing head. With the adjustable worm in mesh compound dividing is possible using a dividing plates (3 are provided), sector arms and indent. Most divisions from 1 - 120 can be achieved (a table of divisions is supplied) and, by disengaging the worm, which is carried in the usual eccentric sleeve, simple direct dividing to give 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, and 24 can be used by means of an indent engaging with a 24- toothed wheel inside the casing. If ultra-fine dividing is needed, a special plate is fitted divided into 4 segments, each representing one degree with further subdivisions into 30 increments, each giving 2 minutes of arc - a total of  10,800 divisions. When disengaged from the dividing apparatus the table can be used as a rotary type, a large handwheel at the front of the machine being used as the table and its shafting are too heavy to be rotated by the dividing head arm (although for simple direct dividing it could be pulled round by hand - screwing in the detent then brings the table into correct position). Angular rotation of the table can be fixed at any position using the 1-degree graduated scale where the dovetailed piece carrying the slide (to which the table is fitted), fits onto the shaft in the main body. If more accurate settings are needed than can be obtained by eye the special angular dividing plate can be used. In addition to that rotary feature, the table can also be rotated on the slide and together they allow compound curves to be generated. Accurately re-zeroing of the table on its slide after rotation is achieved by a taper peg and re-zeroing the slide after rotation by setting the direct dividing to '24' on the division gear.
The slide carrying the table is fitted with a feedscrew and an adjustable inch-graduation micrometer collar which, when the table is set at zero degrees, is the vertical position. This zero position is also achieved using a locating taper peg as well as the linear scale as an initial guide. The facility of being able to rotate the table means that faces or slots at angles to each in the same plane can be milled if the change in direction is so that the centre of rotation of the table is also at the centre point of the end-mill. The zero position of the milling head, coinciding with the centre point of the table, is also accurately set using a taper peg. The milling head is fitted to what is, in effect, the top slide of a compound slide assembly, this being mounted on the rise and fall knee - all fitted with imperial micrometer dials. The head can be rotated on the topslide so that the spindle is either vertical or parallel to the table and correctly set in position by a dowel and clamped by bolts. The topslide itself can be rotated on the cross-slide - useful for drilling angular holes for instance - and the cross-slide can also be rotated on the knee so that the topslide and milling head move at an angle to the face of the table for milling faces at an angle to the face of the table. All linear travels are fitted with a linear scale as well as micrometer dials and have adjustable stops. The table's self-centring vice is located centrally by a spigot at the rear fitting into a hole with a locating dowel to ensure the jaws are parallel with the T-slots. In place of the table, a 3-jaw self-centring chuck can be fitted. The No. 4 Morse taper milling head has a top-mounted motor with drive by V-belts over a belt tensioning/relieving lever for easy changes and a spindle lock for changing tooling. Included is a variety of 4MT tooling, a Low-Vo light and a suds pump. I have fitted a simple gantry to help lifting the vice/chuck into place and that fits in the vertical coolant pipe but easily reconfigured if needed. I also fitted some RSJ's on the bottom which it sits on and which have cut-outs to allow pallet truck forks to fit - saves having to lift it or jack it up to get the forks underneath. All the motions work smoothly and there seems little wear in the slideways, many of which still have original scraper marks. 3-phase electrics but included is a "like-new" Transwave 2.2 kW converter. On the main body near the dividing head is a 'computer' that allows calculation of cutting speeds using cutter diameter and r.p.m. Apart from a few cosmetic blemishes the machine is in excellent overall condition. £3750 email: peter@smithurst.org   Pictures of the Beichle miller for sale here and Details of Beichle machines here


For Sale: Harrison Vertical Milling Machine in little-used, original condition. This is the rare, all-vertical model with a power-feed. 
8" x 30" table (760 x 205 mm), which had 15" (380 mm) of longitudinal movement, 6.5" (165 mm) in traverse and 14" (356 mm) 30 INT spindle with 8 speeds from 80 to 2000 r.p.m.. Well equipped with: precision micrometer boring head and a set of boring tools; tilting, swivel-base machine vice; set of pickoff gears to vary the table's power feed rate; two collet chucks with collet set, 30 INT to R8 adapter, machine light, angle plate, full clamping set and other small items. 3-phase electrics. A strong, compact and  beautifully built machine. £1950 Phone: 07919-576017 (Mere, Cheshire) Pictures of the Harrison vertical miller for sale here and details of Harrison milling machines here

For Sale: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5" x 20"  gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Stored unused for many years but in sound original condition, full working order and complete with:
3-jaw chuck, hardly-used Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, faceplate with clamps, catchplate. tailstock chuck, set of screwcutting changewheels, set of Myford long T-bolts, set of turning tools in their original wooden stand and the correct maker's oil gun. 1-phase motor. £650  Phone: 01159-333070 or 07775-882239  Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford lathes here

SOLD: Myford ML7B Tri-Lever Lathe 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox. This is a top-of-the-range ML7 in its original maker's paint finish and in perfect working order. Mounted on the maker's cabinet with levelling blocks and a deep chip tray and fitted with the Tri-Lever instant-speed change attachment (that doubles as a clutch) and the rare single-phase 2-Speed forward and reverse motor controlled by the proper (late-type, factory-installed) switchgear that gives 12 forward and 12 reverse speeds. Extras include: late-type 2-bolt per-axis swivelling Myford milling slide, 3-Jaw Burnerd chuck with both sets of jaws, the correct 6-inch half-depth body 4-Jaw chuck, tailstock chuck, 4-way toolpost, standard toolpost, fixed steady, faceplate, thread-dial indicator, graduated handle to leadscrew end, Collet closer and two collets and the maker's instruction and maintenance manual. £1550  Pictures of the Myford Tri-Leva ML7 for sale here (with more on the Tri-Leva Type here) and details of Myford ML7 lathes here

SOLD: a virtually unused Sieg Mini Milling & Drilling Machine Type Super X2P with belt drive and a No. 3 Morse Taper spindle fitted with both a rapid-action drill lever and a fine-feed handwheel.  Variable spindle speeds span 100 to 2500 r.p.m. Table 400 x 145 mm with 330 mm longitudinal travel, 145 mm across and with a head lift of 270 mm. Purchased from Arc Euro Trade on the 10th July this year. Included with the miller: digital read-out scale 300 mm/12" long for the longitudinal feed, swivel-base machine vice, Morse conversion sleeve 3 to 1;  24-piece clamping set, drill chuck and a selection of milling cutters in 10 and 12 mm diameters. New prices shown on the invoice total £655. Offered at £500. Pictures of the Sieg Milling machine for sale here

For Sale: Chester DB11V metric screwcutting lathe mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with two storage cupboards, chip tray and splashback. An excellent specification that includes single-phase electrics with variable-speed drive, hardened and ground bed, T-slotted cross slide and a micrometer dial on the tailstock barrel. Comes with a good set of mostly unused accessories including: Quick-set toolpost with 5 tool holders, 4-way toolpost, two 3-jaw chucks, 4-jaw independent chuck, 4-jaw chuck self-centring chuck, fixed and travelling steadies, faceplate, set of turning tools, thread-dial indicator, set of screwcutting changewheels, chuck guard and a coolant system still in its box. £1200 Contact Malcolm on: 01993-882102. Located in Oxfordshire, Can be viewed and palletised if required . (8/14)  Pictures of the Chester lathe for sale here

For Sale: Smart & Brown Model M Mk. 2 Toolroom Lathe 4" x 18" backgeared and screwcutting and mounted on the maker's underdrive stand.
This well-equipped machine comes with: 3-jaw chuck (both sets jaws), 4-way toolpost, travelling steady, 27 collets and a collet draw bar, two tailstock drill chucks, spare chuck back plates, drive dogs and a selection of change wheels and tailstock centres. 3-phase electrics working through a 4 h.p. 1-phase to 3-phase converter. £595 Contact Malcolm 01993 882102. Located in Oxfordshire, Can be viewed and palletised if required . (7/14) Pictures of the Smart & Brown Model M for sale here and details of Smart & Brown Model M lathes here

For Sale: For Sale: Christen Model 05-8 drill grinder with centring device, centring tongs, optics, main cup grinding wheel and dual-end collet. £895. 
Also, to clear, a cabinet stand for a BCA MK111 machine.  Rotaspray unit: offers. Viceroy 16" tool sharpener for wood chisels, etc. £595. Harrison M300 capstan attachment £750. Slip guage set, imperial, with 81 pieces £95. Prices ex works plus VAT. Please contact Tenga on: 01425-622567  Pictures of the Christen Drill Grinder for sale here

For Sale: Schaublin 102 Precision Bench Lathe with metric graduations. Professionally re-ground bed and compound slide with rotary re-ground dovetails and industrial teflon gib-strips fitted. variable speeds from the original  Schaublin 3-phase 2 speed motor (750 / 1500 rpm 0.7 / 1 hp the original speed range had 18 spindle speeds of 115 to 2500 r.p.m. (included with the lathe is an un-tested 1-phase to 3-phase TECO Sensorless IGBT Inverter Speecon 7200MA that gives  infinitely variable speeds. The maker's countershaft incorporates an "Overhead" for driving toolpost-mounted high-speed milling and grinding spindles.  3-jaw Precision Bison Chuck (two sets of jaws) mounted on genuine Schaublin chuck adapter plate - giving a repeatable chuck re-mounting error of 12 microns - (not guaranteed), TRIPAN Quick change Tool Holder plus three tool holders, tailstock chuck, tailstock drill pad. £995 Phone: 07742177421 (West Midlands) Pictures of the Schaublin 102 for sale here and details of Schaublin 102 lathes here (with many hyperlinks)

For Sale:  Hobbymat MD65 lathe equipped with the maker's  powered vertical milling head.
Complete with a chip tray and all it's original accessories - 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, angle plate, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centres, machine vice, screwcutting changewheels, chuck guard, centres, spanners, the maker's handbook and Allen keys and the maker's packing case. In addition there is a 4-jaw chuck, T-slotted boring table and a height-adjustable toolholder. 1-phase motor with reversing switch. £795 Phone: 01629-583874 (Matlock)  Pictures of the Hobbymat lathe and milling machine combination here and details of Hobbymat lathes here


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