Myford lever-action collet chuck: £100
40 assorted collets to fit the Myford collet chuck. Choose your sizes: £12 each
Three-off genuine Record-made pipe wrenches: 3-inch capacity with 36-inch long handles (these units are sized on the handle length). All little used. £50 each
Two-off Record-made chain wrenches 4-inch capacity. Both in very good condition. £50 each
Record Pipe-fitter's folding bench fitted with a 2-inch capacity Record pipe vice. £100
No photographs I'm afraid (I don't have a computer) but you are welcome to phone for more details and call to inspect. Phone 01732-779016 (Ivan Stocks, Sevenoakes, Kent)
Wanted in sound condition: Boxford Model A or Model B (or AUD or BUD) or Myford Super 7 lathe; a small vertical milling machine, a bench-mounted filing machine and a Kennedy hacksaw. Would also be interested in buying a complete workshop. Private buyer, please phone: 01748-826311 or 0792-3417365 181212
Wanted: parts for - or a complete - Pools 3-inch Special lathe of the type shown here. Anything considered, any condition, ant location. Phone: 07530-470440 181212
For Sale: Cowells 90ME lathe 2" x 8" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting - a precision miniature lathe yet with all the facilities of a larger machine. One user from new - who used it only for modifying electronic components. Mounted on the maker's base casting with built-on 1-phase motor and countershaft unit and in superb, little-used condition. Complete with arrange of genuine Cowell's accessories including: vertical milling slide, fixed steady, long T-slotted cross slide, dog clutch with auto-feed carriage trip to the leadscrew, precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck, three imperial collets and the collet nosepiece, faceplate, machine vice, tailstock rotating centre, 90 mm cast-iron faceplate, a set of screwcutting changewheels, graduated handle to the leadscrew end, tailstock chuck, a set of the correct turning tools (only one is used) and a copy of the original maker's operation manual - everything need to get started. £1700 or near offer (current retail price on 01/12/18 exceeds, with VAT, £4100) Phone: 07711-957615 Pictures of the Cowells lathe for sale here and details of Cowells lathes here
For Sale: two Lorch watchmaker's lathes and a set of large turns all held within a fitted box and complete with an astonishingly wide range of accessories - the main ones consisting of a huge number of collets - wire, cone and fir-tree, a vertical slide with a high-speed milling and grinding head, compound screw-feed slide rest, pump-centre faceplate and 3 and 6-jaw high-precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chucks and a screwhead polishing attachment. An examination of the box's contents show it to contain virtually everything a watch repair or maker would need to pursue his or her craft. £1900 or near offer. I'm happy to pack securely and ship world-wide at cost. Phone: 01803-6646602 or 0750-3660568 (Paignton, Devon) Pictures of the Lorch watchmaker's lathes for sale here and details of Lorch watch lathes here
WANTED: Jones & Shipman miniature cylindrical grinder Type 520--as shown here. Anything considered, even incomplete, any location. Please email: email@example.com 181212
For Sale: Colchester Student 6.5" x 24" lathe with a detachable-gap bed, power sliding and surfacing feed gearbox, two 3-jaw chucks, 4-jaw chuck, the special chuck spanner, quick-set toolpost, spare chuck backplate and a coolant pump The lathe has been removed from its stand and is long-term unused. However, everything is there and it could easily be put back into working order - or dismantled for its valuable spare parts. £450 Phone: 07887-758658 (West London) We have lifting facilities and can assist with loading. Pictures of the Colchester Student for sale here and details of Colchester Student Lathes here
For Sale: Boxford VM30 Vertical milling machine mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray. Table 21.65" x 5.9" with 11 inches of longitudinal travel and 5.5 inches in traverse. Infinitely-variable spindle speeds from 50 to 2000 r.p.m. - 50 to 500 r.p.m. in backgear and from 500 to 2000 r.p.m. in direct drive - a rev counter showing the speed selected. Spindle runs in preloaded Timken taper roller bearings, has a No. 30 INT nose and the head can be swivelled 45° each side of central. This is a little-used, ex-school machine that has been recommissioned after standing for some time and is in full working order. Complete with a good swivel-base machine vice, a Clarkson Autolock chuck and collets, slitting-saw holder, a Jacobs chuck on a 30INT fitting, a selection of end mills, slab-mill holder, Lo-Vo light unit, coolant and a copy of the maker's operation manual. A compact but powerful and versatile little miller ideal for the home workshop. 3-phase electrics so ideal for conversion to inverter drive. £1350 I can arrange UK-wide delivery at cost UK. Phone: 07791-532476 Pictures of the Boxford VM30 milling machine for sale here and details of Boxford VM30 millers here
For Sale: Wabeco F1200E vertical milling machine on the maker's cabinet stand; manufactured 2006. Owned from new by retired toolmaker, and used only to make approximately six small Stuart model steam engines and hence in lovely, cared-for, almost-as-new condition. 240 volt single phase 13 amp This is a top-quality, German-made machine, very well equipped and still sold by Wabeco and Emco in the UK; details can be found here:
They also sell a retrofit CNC conversion kit for these machines.
Accessories include: 2 Morse taper ESX 25 Collet chuck, ESX 25 Collet set, Clamping Set, Precision Machine Vice, Drilling Vice, 2 Morse taper Drill chuck and key. 3 Morse taper Slitting saw arbour, Metric and Imperial Drawbars, 2 Morse taper carbide insert tool and the original Handbook/manual
Current new prices from Emco are as follows:
ESX 25 Collet Chuck........... £98
ESX25 Collet set................. .£265
Precision Vice..................... .£167
Clamping Set...................... .£101
So, currently around £4500 to buy everything new.
Cash on collection preferred, however am willing to strap to a pallet for collection by the buyer's courier, once funds are cleared (Bank Transfer or Cheque) Pallet lifting facilities available for loading. £2850 Phone: 0781-0002549 (Leeds) Pictures of the Wabeco F1200E Milling machine for sale here
For Sale: Myford ML7R 7 lathe 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with levelling blocks and deep chip tray. The ML7R is actually a Myford Super 7 but with ML7 cross and top slides - the lathe shown is a late model and also has the Super 7 spindle clutch. In immaculate condition having had hardly any use from new - and then only on clock parts. Kept in a heated garage and well equipped with: 1-phase motor and Dewhurst reversing switch, two precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chucks, 4-jaw chuck 4-way toolpost, graduated handle to leadscrew end, fixed steady, travelling steady, large faceplate, small faceplate, catchplate, spare chuck backplate, chuck guard, Morse centres, a set of screwcutting changewheels, set of turning tools, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, rotary knurling tool, thread-dial indicator and the maker's Operation, Maintenance and Parts Manual. £2250 or offers Phone: 01254-823570 until December 18th then after January 26th 2019 Pictures of the Myford ML7R for sale here and details of Myford 7 Series lathes here
For Sale: Rivett 2C watchmaker's lathe mounted on its original and superb roll-top workbench by the J.H.Rosberg Mfg. Co. of Chicago and complete with the maker's countershaft unit. Fully restored and in superb condition, this high-class lathe is equipped with an extraordinary range of accessories including|: 80 original Rivett "wire" collets, three different length drawbars, Burnerd precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck with reversible face jaws, miniature 4-jaw Independent watchmakers chuck, Rivett Quill dividing plate and all 12 attachments (22,26,34,48,50,54,56,60,64,72,80 and 84 divisions ) and 4 homemade plates (46,51,68 and 78 divisions), Rivett vertical milling attachment ("revolving" tailstock), Rivett compound slide (the more expensive compound type, not the cheaper Rivett "special"), Rivett screw-feed tailstock, one-off Rivett sliding dovetail wheel-cutting attachment, five shrink-fit collets, numbers 1-5 Rivett step collets. Rivett die holder, Lorch Schmidt Universal head, assortment of 12 Rivett collets some include screw type collets for mounting gear cutters, etc., assortment of hand-filing rest cutters, Rivett centres, counter-bore cutters, demurring tools. etc., pivot drills, box of gear cutters, extra pulleys, a set of staking tools by "Star", two tool rests and other watchmaking tools. According to the leading Rivett expert, this is the most complete set of Rivett watchmakers' equipment ever discovered and includes a special, one-off, factory-made "swivelling" dividing attachment. Although unused for many decades, the lathe had survived in fine mechanical order and with everything correctly housed in the stand. One must conclude that the lathe, its accessories and stand were imported as a complete and very expensive package circa 1905 to 1910 and installed in either a watch-making factory, a high-end jewellers in London or Birmingham - or possible a Government research centre. Six batches of the Model C were made, in lots of one-hundred, the lathe shown having a serial number that places it amongst the last made in batch No. 5 at some point between 1905 and 1907.
World-wide export possible at cost. Serious offers considered. Please email Oliver on: O.firstname.lastname@example.org
Pictures of the lathe for sale here with aditional pictures here, its pre-restoration state here and details of Rivett watchmakers' lathes found here
SOLD: Colchester Master 2500 lathe 6.5" x 30" with 16 clutch-controlled spindle speeds to 2500 r.p.m. Fitted with Gamet high-precision spindle bearings and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with a full-length splash back and slide-out chip tray. Very well equipped with: coolant equipment, 3-jaw chuck and several sets of inside and outside jaws, 3-jaw chuck with soft jaws, four 4-jaw independent chucks, the maker's special optional-extra, large diameter T-slotted faceplate, Dickson quick-set toolpost, two tailstock rotating centres, keyless precision tailstock chuck, a large collection of high-speed steel and tipped turning tools, Morse taper drills and associated parts, chuck guard, thread-dial indicator, a collection of Morse centres and a LoVo light unit. £1495 Also sold: a large surface plate on its own legs - possibly salvageable but would make a superb stand to improve the rigidity of a smaller lathe. Any offer considered. Pictures of the Colchester Master 2500 lathe and surface plate for sale here and details of Colchester Master 2500 lathes here
SOLD: Toyo ML360 lathe (badged for Record Tools of Sheffield) with the maker's self-contained swivelling vertical milling and drilling head. I bought this well-made, compact and versatile lathe in what appeared to be unused condition - and since then has had only light and infrequent use. It's a very accurate and easy-to-use lathe with a fully shielded leadscrew and a number of useful accessories including: a custom-made screw-feed rise and fall to the milling head, both fine-feed and rapid action drill feeds to the milling head, dividing attachment with indexing plate, 3-jaw chuck, carriage feed slow-speed attachment, 4-way toolpost, collet nose piece holder, 10-piece collet set, rotating tailstock centre, tailstock chuck, drill chuck for the milling head, T-slotted faceplate, chuck-mounting arbor, a home-made but excellent chip tray and splashback, a set of spare drive belts and the maker's Operating manual. Current list price from Rejon, the UK agent, exceeds £3600. Offered at £1650 Pictures of the Toyo ML360 for sale here and details of this compact, versatile lathe hereSOLD machines continued here
SOLD: Vintage Patrick lathe 4" x 16 gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting with a T-slotted cross slide and swivelling top slide. Mounted on the maker cast-iron stand and chip tray. Complete with a 3-jaw chuck, a very large faceplate, 26 changewheels stamped with their tooth count from 35 to 127t (the last a metric transposing wheel) plus another 10 not numbered. £95 Pictures of the Patrick lathe for sale here and details of Patrick lathes here
For Sale: CVA Type 79 Vertical Milling Machine - refurbished. I have spent a considerable amount of time on this high-quality machine tool. Everything has been apart and thoroughly cleaned and stripped followed by a full repaint in grey cellulose. The slides are good and everything moves like it should with a solid feel. The 3 h.p. NECO flange-mount motor has been overhauled: cleaned internally with re-insulated windings, new bearings and the alloy pulleys repaired. In addition all the electrics have been overhauled with new wiring a period MEM safety, no-volt-release switch with a Radette isolator switch and the correct galvanised and corrugated wiring tubes.
The quill has been fully reworked with the bearing surface on the mandrel ground true and hard-chrome plated to restore the original dimensions. The quill bush has been reground in the bore to bring everything back within tolerance. Even the "worsted trimmings" within the quill that feed the bearing through wicks have been replaced correctly and the system works perfectly. The oil is wicked through the bearing and caught below in a can for re-use. I've also made the correct spindle end nut/drawbar thrust washer and compensating spring- items often missing on these millers.
Equipment includes an Abwood vice with soft jaws, a brand-new, old-stock 3 Morse taper Clarkson Autolock chuck and a 3 Morse taper ABC precision boring head. Ready to run and do good work again. £650 Phone: 07958-777809 (near for more details. Pictures of the CVA Type 79 milling machine for sale here and details of CVA millers here
For Sale: a Mk.1 Emco Unimat. Still in its original state, this one of the very first Emco Unimats manufactured in 1954. A true collectors' item. Some of the features include:
Complete in its original box with all the basic tools, in its original crackle-black finish; standard 40Watt original motor - still working perfectly and the original bakelite switch and plug. Very rare - and hard to find in this almost as-new condition. Euro 695. Pictures of the Emco Unimat Mk.1 for sale here For more information about the early Emco Unimat models see this page and for the full history of the Unimat this page Shipping worldwide at cost to the buyer. For shipping options, please contact me by email: email@example.com
For Sale: late-model Myford ML10 lathe 3.25" x 13" backgeared, screwcutting and with a roller-bearing headstock , Mounted on a maker's open stand with chip tray and raiser bocks that has been neatly converted with covered faces and cupboard/shelf storage with a door. Factory-fitted and wired with the correct single-phase, resilient-mount Brook Crompton 1/3 h.p. motor and a Dewhurst reversing switch. Complete with: an internally threaded Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, a set of Myford quick-set "boat" tooling, faceplate, a set of screwcutting changewheels and the contents of the stand including a micrometer, turning tools, a set of BA taps, etc. A compact, versatile lathe in full working order and ready to use. £750. I'm happy to put on a pallet for delivery by my local company Pallet-Force. Phone: 01357-520419 (south of Glasgow) or 07957-568535 Pictures of the Myford ML10 lathe for sale here and details of Myford ML10 lathes here
For Sale: Myford ML7 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting (Serial No. K9404, circa 1949). The lathe is in good mechanical condition and perfect working order. It has always been kept indoors in a heated room and not been used for the last five years. Very well specified and equipped with virtually everything needed for either the beginner or expert, including: the useful spindle clutch; a full set of 15 almost brand new Myford direct-insert nose-piece collets with the loading tool and spindle-nose cap; lever-operated tailstock attachment; a superb, Swiss-made Multifix toolpost with six tool holders; 4-way and standard toolposts; 3-jaw chuck; a Crown 4-jaw independent chuck; Burnerd independent, half-depth body, 6-inch diameter 4-jaw chuck; fixed steady; graduated handwheel on the leadscrew end; thread-dial indicator; a set of screwcutting changewheels in their own fitted box including the 12-tooth very fine feed tumble-reverse gear; special, non-upsetting, "face-locked" zeroing micrometer dials on the cross and top slides; two faceplates; a spare chuck backplate; No. 2 Morse taper double-ended tapping die holder; hollow centre; No. 2 Morse taper V-grooved drill pad centre; tailstock rotating centre; Jacobs tailstock chuck; Morse taper adaptors and ejection tool; two Morse centres and two drive dogs.
The lathe is offered with a tool board for holding the various tools and drill chucks, the Myford operation and parts manual and sales leaflets. 1-phase electrics with a Crompton Parkinson 1/3 h.p. motor and a reversing switch. Although not fitted, the spindle belt-drive guard is present. Lathe is located in a third floor tenement in central Edinburgh with 54 steps to the pavement level. Lathe could be carried by two strong men - or partially dismantled. £1100. Please phone evening 01751-430152 for more details. Pictures of the Myford ML7 lathe for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here.
For Sale: two inexpensive machines, lying under power, to clear:
1) Colchester Student 1800 a gap-bed lathe with equipment including an unused universal coolant unit (which is unconnected). £1900 plus VAT or close offer considered.
2) Christen 05-8 Drill Grinder. A top-quality, Swiss-built machine with centring device, tongs, optics and other items. £495 plus VAT or close offer considered.
For more details, please contact: Tenga Engineering on: 01425-622567
Pictures of the Colchester Student 1800 lathe and Christen drill grinder for sale here
For Sale: Wadkin professional saw-sharpening machine. A beautifully built machine but long-term unused and in need of a thorough clean. £375 Pictures of the Wadkin saw sharpener for sale here
Phone: 01630-654455 or mobile 07976-918647
SOLD: Emco Maximat V10 Lathe & Milling Machine 5" x 25" mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray and storage cupboard. Specification includes an all-geared headstock, the maker's built-on powered vertical milling head (with a No.2 Morse taper spindle) and a full screwcutting and feeds gearbox together with what is believed to be the maker's metric threading transposing set consisting of a further set of changewheels and a second mounting bracket and studs. Eight spindle speeds from 60 to 2500 r.p.m. driven by a 2-speed, 1-phase motor and built-in switchgear. Graduated micrometer collars to the leadscrew, tailstock spindle and leadscrew end. Complete with a genuine Emco rotary table and three division plates, a large T-slotted cross slide that also acts a table for milling, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, 4-way and single toolposts, thread-dial indicator, a chuck for the milling head, tailstock chuck, two tailstock rotating centres, chuck guard (not fitted), spare V and toothed belts and a selection of turning and boring tools. Unused for some time so a little stained - but only used for model engineering and so in excellent mechanical condition and with a perfect bed. £1750 Pictures of the Emco V10 for sale here and details of these robust and versatile lathes here
For Sale: a new, unused Myford Super 7BPXF 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Recently taken from its maker's crate and mounted on a new Myford Industrial cabinet stand (£750) and fitted with a new motor controlled by a new Newton-Tessa variable speed drive unit (£485). Also included is a Dickson quick-set toolpost with five toolholders, a lever-action tailstock fitting, internally-threaded 3-jaw chuck, fixed steady, travelling steady, thread-dial indicator and the maker's tool kit consisting of oil gun, spindle-adjustment spanners, etc. Sensible offers considered. Please phone: 01409-261532 (N.Devon) or 07849-698539 Pictures of the new Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here
For Sale: late-model Myford Super 7BPXF lathe with a screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on the maker's stand with deep chip tray and raiser blocks. One owner from new and in immaculate, very carefully used condition and complete with: 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, Dickson quick-set toolpost with 4 tool holders, thread-dial indicator, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, tailstock plain drill pad, tailstock V-shaped drill pad, a set of drive dogs, and a handle to turn the spindle by hand, headstock spindle bearing adjustment spanners and an oil gun, 1-phase motor with the correct combined reversing switch and safety No-volt release starter. £3800 or a sensible offer. Phone: 01409-261532 (N.Devon) or 07849-698539 Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here
For Sale: Bridgeport Model E slotting head to fit Series 1 Bridgeport turret milling machines. In perfect working order. 1/4 h.p. 3-phase motor. Stroke length up to 4 inches (100 mm). Stroke rates 60, 85, 120, 170, 245 and 350 per minute. £650. Only for sale due to retirement from my precision machine-shop business. Phone: 07970-672628 Pictures of the Bridgeport slotting head for sale here and details of Bridgeport milling machine heads & accessories here
For Sale: Multico Model TH3 - a heavy-duty, professional grade wood thicknesser. 3-phase electrics. Full working order £550 Phone: 01630-654455 or mobile 07976-918647 ((Whitchurch, Shrops.) Pictures of the Multico TH3 thicknesser for sale here
For Sale: Dominion Model 10 Universal Woodworker. Beautifully constructed with a huge work capacity and highly versatile. Lots of saw blades included. 3-phase electrics. £850 Phone: 01630-654455 or mobile 07976-918647 Pictures of the Dominion Universal Woodworker for sale here and details of Dominion Universal Woodworkers here
For Sale: Meteor wood-turning lathe with bowl-turning attachment. Seldom found, this exceptional strong but compact Glasgow-built wood lathe has been fitted with raiser blocks giving a centre height of around 6.5 inches - and with a correspondingly vast bowl-turning capacity. Twin T-hand-rest supports, rotating tailstock centre, wood-screw chuck, 1-phase motor with push-button starter and mounted on a substantial bench. There may well be an assortment of turning tools and other small items available. £225 Phone: 01630-654455 or mobile 07976-918647 (Whitchurch, Shrops.) Pictures of the Meteor wood lathe and band sander for sale here and details of Meteor wood lathes here
For Sale: a superb, high-quality floor-standing Abwood double-ended Carbide Tool Grinder with twin tilting tables fitted with degree scales. This Abwood is specially designed for the precision grinding of carbide-tipped and other cutting tools. Spindle runs in Timken taper roller bearings, Full, quickly-detachable wheel guarding and built in coolant with swing-aside delivery pipes, a large coolant tray and splash guards over the wheels. 1 h.p. 3-phase reversing motor. Height 47", width 30", depth 21" inches (1190 mm x 760 mm x 533 mm) Weight 78b lbs (255 kg) £350 Phone: 01630-654455 or mobile 07976-918647 (Market Drayton) Pictures of the Abwood Grinder for sale here
For Sale: Myford ML7 lathe 3.5" x 19" with a genuine Myford taper turning attachment (in very good condition), an original "Sparey" screwcutting gearbox and the superior type of Super 7 tailstock. Mounted on the maker's stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. 240v single phase electrics. Front and rear quick-change toolposts with 6 tool holders to fit both posts. Two 3-jaw chucks, 4-jaw chuck, catchplate, fixed steady, travelling steady and a thread-dial indicator. Has the traditional backlash in both cross and top-slide nuts but overall is a very nice condition lathe with some expensive accessories. Can by tried and tested. Phone: 0777-3359536 Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here
SOLD: a late-model Boxford AUD lathe 5" x 24" on the maker's under drive cabinet stand. In superb, very carefully-used condition and fitted with a metric screwcutting gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds Complete with an almost new Transwave converter and fitted with: T-slotted cross slide, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, faceplate, catchplate, tailstock chuck, Morse centres chuck guard and the maker's handbook. This lathe runs particularly smoothly and quietly and is mounted on casters for ease of movement. £1350 Phone: 01277-233497 Pictures of the Boxford AUD lathe for sale here and details of Boxford lathe here
For Sale: Aciera F1 high-precision vertical and horizontal miller. Intended for horological and instrument work, the F1 is considered my many experienced users to be the most accurate and versatile machine in its class. Complete with the equipment shown in the photographs. £3200 For more details please phone: 077-8433-2583 Pictures of the Aciera F1 for sale here and details of Aciera F1 milling machines can be found here
SOLD: Centec 2A Universal Vertical and Horizontal Milling Machine. Complete with a Mk. 3 swivelling head with both fine and rapid action down feeds and fitted with a DRO. All-geared spindle speeds and fitted with an full safety guard over the rear drive system and an improved enclosure over the spindle drawbar. The table is the later type with both a screw for fine work and quick-action lever for slotting and similar work. Mounted on the maker's stand with a large chip tray, the machine is complete with the equipment for horizontal milling - the overarm, cutter-holding arbor and drop bracket - a machine vice, halogen light unit, table clamp set and a single-phase motor. £995 Pictures of the Centec milling machine for sale here and details of Centec milling machines here
SOLD: a Mk. 2 Drummond Hand-operated shaper in original, complete and unmolested condition. The shaper was one of the Drummond Company's first products and when first made when the Drummond Brothers were still operating from the home address of Arthur Drummond in Pinks Hill, Wood Street, Guildford. Protected by patents (GB) 24772 and 24773 dated November 5th 1908 together with 25262 and 25263 of November 9th 1908, it was a very well-made, rugged little machine with an automatic feed in both directions and made in early and late forms. Table 8" x 9" with 6 inches of longitudinal travel and 3 inches vertically - both power driven. Complete with the original maker's vice. £350
Pictures of the Drummond Shaper for sale here and details of Drummond shapers here
For Sale: Pinnacle 7" x 36" all-geared headstock lathe with a detachable gap bed that is induction hardened and in perfect condition. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with a full-length splashback, a screwcutting and power-feeds gearbox with a very wide range of pitches and feeds, oil-bath lubricated apron, third-rod control of the electrical stop/start and spindle speeds from 45 to 1800 r.p.m., a full-length spindle foot brake and a micrometer dial on the tailstock spindle. Complete with a 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, a large 4-jaw independent chuck, 4-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre a, dual inch/metric feed screw micrometer dials and a chuck guard. This is a very well-made and comprehensively specified lathe in perfect working order. 3-phase electrics. A bargain at £1050 Please phone: 01892-740572 (Tunbridge Wells) Pictures of the Pinnacle lathe for sale here
For Sale: an 8 mm Lorch watchmakers lathe in very good condition in a late, if not the last version of a Lorch fitted box. The comprehensive set includes amongst other items: compound, screw-feed slide rest with a two-T-slot top slide; headstock with drawbar; headstock with a high-precision, pump-centre fixed faceplate; three different tailstocks, an ordinary tailstock (not depicted in the advert ), a tailstock with lever-operated drilling accessory (Lorch catalogue nr. 46) and a lever-action tailstock for use of collets (Lorch catalogue nr. 69b); six runners for the ordinary tailstock; a universal runner with four attachments including a Jacot drum for pivot polishing; six driving dogs; full set of five ring chucks; full set of five step chucks; complete tool holder for cross slide; T-rest holder with two different T-rests; a huge collection of 51 collets in sizes: 0,3 - 0,4 -0,5 - 0,6 -0,8 -0,9 -1,0 -1,2 -1,4 -1,5 -1,6- 1,8- 1,9- 2,0 - 2,2 -2,3- 2,4- 2,5- 2,6 - 2,8- 2,9- 3,0- 3,1- 3,2- 3,4- 3,5- 3,6 - 3,8- 3,9- 4,0- 4,1- 4,2- 4,3- 4,4- 4,5- 4,6 - 4,7 - 4,8 - 5,0 -5,2 - 5,3 - 5,4 und further up to 7,0 mm with 0,2 mm increments; filing rest; eccentric runner for headstock (Lorch catalogue nr. 51a); eight screw chucks; carrier chuck; combined pulley runner for headstock (also known as a safety pulley); box chuck; 48 inserts for the tailstock and a fine Multifix motor. £3250 (GBP3250). Shipping within Europe £75 (£75GBP) Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Pictures of the Lorch watchmaker's lathe for sale here and details of Lorch lathes here
For Sale: CVA precision toolroom lathe 6" x 30 with a full screwcutting and feeds gearbox, clutch-engaged power sliding and surfacing feeds and fitted with taper turning. Fitted with a 6-inch 3-jaw chuck, 9-inch 4-jaw independent chuck, 23 collets, 4-way toolpost, fixed steady and a light unit. 3-phase electrics. £1050 Pictures of the CVA lathe for sale here and details of CVA lathes here Phone: 0752-7407878 Brecon, S.Wales. (please leave a message if no reply)
For Sale: Smart & Brown Sabel lathe 4.5" x 18" with a full screwcutting gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds. This high-quality lathe is complete with its original 16-speed all V-belt drive countershaft unit, bed-mounted collet unit, a set of collets, collet draw bar, collet spindle nose adapter, 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 4-jaw independent chuck, a rigid cross-slide mounted toolpost unit, 4-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator, bed-mounted carriage stop, tailstock rotating centre and a tailstock chuck. 1-phase motor. £850 Phone: 0752-7407878 Brecon, S.Wales. (please leave a message if no reply) Pictures of the Smart & Brown Sabel lathe for sale here and details of Smart & Bown Sabel lathes here
WANTED in sound running order: a small universal milling machine - for example, an Elliott 00 Omnimil, a Beaver Model A, an Aciera F3, a Deckel FP1, an Alexander Master Toolmaker, a Centec 2B, a Metba, a Mikron, a Schaublin 13, a Maho, a Sharp - or anything similar. Please phone: 01772-687775 office hours.
For Sale: a circa 1914 Hardinge Toolroom Lathe 4.5" x 28". Designed personally by Mr. Franklin Hardinge in the United States, a number of these superb and very expensive lathes were exported to the UK during WW1. The specification was advanced, even for today, with a 1.25-inch spindle bore, a full screwcutting and feeds gearbox (with the addition of three quick-change settings for each pitch or feed selected), power sliding and surfacing feeds and an automatic, precision pre-set disengage to the carriage feed (with safety-clutch override). Equipped with two 3-jaw chucks (one a Taylor conical-scroll with many sets of jaws), a 6-inch 4-jaw independent chuck, 4-way toolpost, 8 collets and the collet draw tube. Built-on drive system with a 1-phase motor and push-button starter. £1500 or offers. Phone: 07808-812788 Located: Hadley (Hampshire) Pictures of the Hardinge Cataract lathe for sale here and full details of these fine lathes here and continued here
SOLD: Colchester Bantam 1600 5.75" x 23" with all-geared headstock and sliding and surfacing feeds. A full screwcutting gearbox and the 2-speed motor works on both speeds from a high-quality genuine Transwave converter. Complete with: Two 3-jaw chucks, the correct Burnerd 8-inch half-depth body 4-jaw independent chuck, quick-change and standard toolposts, extra changewheels to extend the gearbox threading range, coolant pump, a thread-dial indicator, faceplate, tailstock chuck, micrometer dial on tailstock handwheel, spare chuck backplates, coolant pump, a machine light and an original edition of the maker's operation and maintenance manual (plus a copy). The lathe has been unused for some time but carefully protected by a sealant on the bare metal surfaces - the brown stains are the rust proofing, not rust. A compact, very strongly-built and rigid lathe with a wide speed range. £1250 Pictures of the Colchester Bantam for sale here and details of Bantam lathes here
SOLD: a top-of-the-range Mk. 2 Boxford VSL lathe 4.5" x 24" with infinitely variable-speed drive, a screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed, single-lever engaged backgears, large diameter cross-feed micrometer dial and the L00 safety spindle nose with an 15/16" spindle bore. Mounted on the maker's underdrive stand and well equipped with: 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 4-jaw chuck, the rare metric dial-thread indicator and its special 2-hole mounting block, fixed steady with roller-equipped fingers, 4-way toolpost, faceplate, a large collection of turning, boring and parting-off tools, catchplate, two tailstock chucks, tailstock drill pad on a No. 2 Morse taper. Morse centres and the correct spanners for chuck removal and replacement. 1-phase motor (the original 3-phase is also included). £1250 Pictures of the Boxford VSL lathe for sale here and details of Boxford VSL lathes here
SOLD: Myford ML7 R lathe 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Serial no KR161568 with two owners from new. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Fitted from new with a spindle clutch and long cross slide - making it virtually identical to the Myford Super 7. The lathe was unused for 12 years until purchased by me about 2 years ago. I've fitted a digital readout on the cross slide and the lathe comes with the following range of useful accessories: taper-turning attachment, keyway slotting attachment, fixed steady, travelling steady and a vertical milling slide with machine vice (all beautifully made by the first owner). 3-jaw chuck, the correct, half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw independent chuck, 4-jaw self centring chuck, a Dickson quick-change tool post with 10 tool holders, both large and small face plates, a Keats angle plate, a large Myford angle plate, T-slotted boring table, a superb quick-withdraw screw-cutting toolpost by hart, thread-dial indicator, two rear toolposts headstock dividing attachment, handle to turn the spindle by hand, graduated handle to leadscrew end, knurling tool and bottles og the correct Esso Nuto spindle oil. 1-phase electrics with a safety, push-button no-volt release starter. In perfect working order and ready to use - this is lathe, with its extensive accessories, is dial for both the beginner or more experienced and ambitious model or experimental engineer.
£1800 Pictures of the Myford ML7R for sale here and details of Myford Lathes here
1) RJH TRIMTOOL a very high-quality, heavily-built professional-grade tool sharpening and grinding machine. Mounted on casters for ease of moving and fitted with a work light, single-phase motor and reversing switch. £245
2) 'Samson' brand hand-operated, bench shear guillotine with 3/16-inch capacity to cut sheet steel. A well-made, robust machine. £65.
3) Dividing Head of unknown make. 4-inch centre height with a Burnerd 3-jaw chuck. £150 - or, less the chuck, £100.
Pictures of the RJH Trimtool and other items for sale here
For Sale: Edgwick Lathe Type TD 6.5" x 30". An older machine but very heavily built with a full screwcutting and feeds gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds and a large detachable gap piece that allows work up to 20 inches in diameter and 5 inches deep to be machined on a faceplate. Clutched and auto-braked spindle running taper roller bearings and with a 1.75-inch bore. Hardened plunger location to the top slide for "dead-on" alignment with the bed. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator (and an indicator to cut multi-start pitches). An ideal, strong, but low-cost lathe for a farm, motor or general-repair workshop. 3-phase electrics. Faults: the bed gap piece is missing; however, the chuck reached well forward and so the carriage remains almost fully supported even when well forward. It is not known if the motor runs. £375 Pictures of the Mk.1 Edgwick lathe for sale here and full details of these interesting, high-quality Mk. 1 Edgwick lathes here Phone: 01630-654455 or 07976-918647 (Whitchurch, Shrops)
For Sale: a lovely Skarzysko ZM Polish watchmaker's lathe based on the Swiss Bergeon design - with all accessories interchangeable between the two makes. Complete in its maker's fitted box with forty wire collets, a precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck, a screw-feed compound slide assembly with a 4-way toolpost, hand T-rest, Box Chuck, saw table, Jacot drum, self-centring drilling attachment and a catchplate, etc. Single-phase motor and a baseboard mounting assembly - as illustrated. £975 Phone: 01584-823702 Pictures of the ZM Skarzysko lathe for sale here and details of Skarzysko lathes here ( and another similar Polish watchmaker's lathe here ZDZ)
1) Victoria dividing head with one drilled plate and a double-side indexing plate: £75
2) Victoria dividing head - incomplete: £35
3) Swivel base machine vice: £45
4) Tilting, T-slotted angle plate: £75
Picture of the items for sale here Phone: 01630-654455 or 07976-918647 (Whitchurch, Shrops)
SOLD: a large, powerful, floor-stand Denbigh Pillar Drill (probably a "Model 1") with backgear for high-torque slow speeds; powered down feeds; a No. 3 Morse taper spindle; a round, swivelling table with screw-feed elevation and drive from a 3-phase motor. In full working order and complete with a number of drill chucks; Morse taper drills and a huge machine vice. £350 Pictures of the Denbigh drill for sale here and details of Denbigh drills can be found here
SOLD: an English-made BTM watchmakers' lathe in excellent, lightly-used condition and complete with accessories all held in the maker's original fitted wooden box marked "War Finish". Accessories included: a full screw-feed compound slide rest assembly; two beds, one straight the other with a gap; two tailstocks; Burnerd 3-jaw ring-scroll precision chuck with face reversible jaws; carrier chuck for between-centres work, wire collets; stepped collets; box chuck; polishing mop, single phase motor with countershaft - and other items shown in the photographs.
Pictures of the BTM watchmakers' lathe for sale here and details of B.T.M. lathes here
SOLD: Myford Super 7B Lathe 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed an induction hardened bed and mounted on a good metal stand with the maker's deep chip tray and levelling blocks. This is a very high specification Super 7 in perfect working order and one private owner from new. Complete with a Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady, travelling steady, 4-way toolpost, rear toolpost, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, catchplate, tailstock chuck, dial-test indicator and stand, Morse centres and copy of the maker's Operation, Maintenance and Parts Manual. This is an executor sale that needs to be completed quickly - hence the bargain price of £2500 or a close offer. Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 lathes here
Clearance Sale. All prices Ex Works plus VAT:
Mitutoyo Metric/Inch 500 mm (19-inch) Height Gauge with magnifier £70
Microball 12-inch Height Gauge £20
Unused 88 Piece Metric Slip Gauge Set £100
82-piece Coventry Gauge inch slips £30
Various 3-jaw Chucks P.O.A.
Newtool tapping attachment £25
Unused Abwood hydraulic machine vices P.OA.
Harrison M300 Capstan attachment £625
Two Quick-change toolposts from a Colchester Student 1800 £50 the lot or try an offer
Please phone Tenga Engineering on 01425-622567 for more details or to .request a photograph of any item.
For Sale: a late-model BCA MK111 Universal Jig Boring & Milling Machine finished in its maker's original black finish and mounted on the correct cabinet stand with built-in electrics. 8-inch diameter rotary table mounted on a compound X and Y feed table, ultra-fine down-feed to the swivelling vertical head. Equipped with a wide variety of spindle & table Equipment. For full details please phone Tenga Engineering on: 01425-622567 Pictures of the late-model BCA jig borer for sale here and full details of BCA jig borers here
For Sale: BCA MK111 Universal Jig Boring & Milling Machine mounted on the correct cabinet stand and fitted with 2-axis DRO. 8-inch diameter rotary table mounted on a compound X and Y feed table, ultra-fine down-feed to the swivelling vertical head. Equipped with a variety of spindle & table equipment including collets and a toolmaker's vice. For full details please phone Tenga Engineering on: 01425-622567 Pictures of the BCA jig borer for sale here and full details of BCA jig borers here
For Sale: a Leinen "Reform" watchmaker's lathe. Beautifully presented in its fitted maker's box with a large set of accessories: two tailstocks - push and lever-feed, wire and stepped collets, double-roller filing rest, standard and flip-up T-rests, wax chucks, box chuck, two carrier pulleys, rose cutters, sinking tools, two Jacot drums, saw table, self-centring drilling-cum pivoting attachment, self-centring drilling plates, safety pulley, etc. £1550 (happy to pack and post world-wide at cost) Phone: 07957-370435 Pictures of the Leinen "Reform" watchmakers' lathe for sale here and details of the Leinen Reform lathes here
WANTED (now found- a mint-condition example): Hardinge HLV or HLV-H lathe. Anything considered (these lathes can be seen here)
For Sale: a Telco watchmaker's lathe - believed to be either a re-branded Boley "bevelled bed" model or built in the UK during WW1. Current in this from the 1890s, this is an interesting lathe in good mechanical order and with a pleasing patina, A number of collets are included together with the collet drawbar. £275 I'm happy to pack and post at cost world-wide. Phone: 07966-426917 (Torbay) Pictures of the Telco watchmaker's lathe for sale here and details of the unusual lathes can be found here
For Sale: RJH pedestal-mounted, double-ended grinder Model BN. Fitted with a pair 400 x 50 carborundum wheels, one an A46 grit, the other A60. Included are two brand new boxed wheels to the same speciation (these are over £200 each to buy). Complete in perfect running order (3-phase) and with eye shields and tool rests. A bargain at £950 (the new price, including VAT, is £8280…) No pictures I'm afraid but an example of the same model (its still made) can be seen here in its brochure Phone 01732-779016 (Ivan Stocks, Sevenoakes, Kent)
For Sale: Milford Double-ended pedestal grinder with 10-inch diameter wheels. A heavy, all-cast-iron model intended for heavy-duty work, In full working order and a smart, good-looking machine. 3-phase motor. £95 Phone Ivan on: 01732-779016 (Sevenoakes, Kent)
For Sale: Wickstead power hacksaw. A late-model, very heavy-duty model with the 14-inch blade and a swivel vive. A proper industrial machine in full working order. Details of these fine saws can be found here. A bargain at £275 as it is taking up space. Phone Ivan on: 01732-779016 (Sevenoakes, Kent)
For Sale: Colchester Bantam lathe 5.75" x 22" with hardened bed, a full screwcutting and feeds gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with a full-length splash back. This Bantam is in excellent condition and full working order. Complete with a 6-inch 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body Pratt-Burnerd 8-inch 4-jaw independent chuck, 4-way and single toolposts, micrometer-equipped carriage stop on the bed, two tailstock rotating centres, tailstock chuck and a large set of changewheels (including metric transposing gears) to extend the threading range of the gearbox, micrometer dial to the tailstock handwheel, a good set of turning and boring tools and calipers, Morse centres, etc. Also included is a copy of the Operation, Maintenance and Parts Manual. 1-phase electrics.
I'm selling the lathe on the behalf of a disabled friend who is no longer able to use the lathe - which is in Liverpool. Please phone: 0161-7614556 or 0797-4071187 for more details. The lathe can be seen running and demonstrated. Pictures of the Colchester bantam for sale here and details of Colchester Bantam lathes here.
For Sale: a pair of Ward Auto Capstan lathes in full working order. I have owned the machines for eight years and they were in fully working order when de-commissioned just over 12 months ago. They have been disconnected for ease of moving as shown in the photos. For the successful bidder, I have a video showing them working. They were from an engineering college, then run by a small company which we took over. £1250 each. Please phone: 01384-891800 for full details. Pictures of the Ward Auto capstan lathes for sale here
SOLD: A high-precision Mikron milling machine complete with: base unit (93) fitted with screw-operated slides and with adjustable travel stops (the table has a couple of small gouges from contact with a cutter); horizontal milling headstock (95), sets of coarse and fine thread collets; vertical milling headstock (97), which can be swivelled 45° each way from vertical and the matching collet draw tubes; the correct Mikron small swivel-base machine vice graduated 90° 0 - 90° complete the correct wrench; a Mikron plain indexing head (99) with one division plate; a second plain indexing head of slightly different pattern (each indexing head accept both the coarse and fine thread collets but will need suitable drawtubes making or adapting; tailstock (100) for indexing heads (the heads and tailstock would benefit from stripping and cleaning). The miller is in excellent condition with the vertical head and second machine painted - however Mikron tended to supply machines unpainted because of their superb, as-cast finish. All slides operate smoothly. Included in the sale is a second Mikron miller and a horizontal-type headstock. The headstock is fitted with epicyclic, slow-speed back gearing - the normal engagement pin is cut with a rack and operated by a small shaft with a pinion cut on its outer end. However, this is missing - but it works just as well with a plain pin pushed in and out. This machine is also in good condition but has one or two 'scuff' marks on the table and lacks the gib keys on two of the axes. These are identical with those on the other machine so they can be used as patterns for making replacements. This second machine is not fitted with stops so may be an earlier version. On the main machine the gibs will need adjusting, having been dismantled for moving. A countershaft will be needed and I had in mind making one using some Myford ML7 countershafts parts I have - but as I do not have the time these parts will be included if required. There is also a flat-belt pulley that can be adapted. Pictures of the Mikron millers for sale here and details of Mikron Milling machines here
For Sale: Viceroy 280VS. A top-of-the-range 5.5" x 24" lathe with a screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and infinitely variable-speed drive. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray, a full-length splash back, three drawers on the left and a cupboard on the right. Fitted with a D1-3" CamLock spindle nose instead of a thread, dual inch/metric micrometer dials on the cross and top-slide feeds and a 3-jaw chuck. The lathes has been fully checked and is in perfect working order. A heavily-built but very compact lathe. 3-phase electrics so ideal for conversion to inverter drive. £1250 No photographs I'm afraid (I don't have a computer) but you are welcome to phone for more details and call to inspect. Phone 01732-779016 (Ivan Stocks, Sevenoakes, Kent) Details of Viceroy 280VS lathes here
For Sale: workshop clearance including two fine 3.5" x 24" antique lathes by Halls of Yarmouth. Both are backgeared, screwcutting, gap-bed machines mounted on their proper cast-iron legs, run from well-made countershafts (with V-belts) onto the original round-rope pulleys using single-phase motors and have their original crank handles to the feed screws. Both lathes are complete, in running order and very well equipped with a mixture of useful accessories included including: 3 and 4-jaw chucks, spare chuck backplates, steadies, faceplates, screwcutting changewheels, 4-way toolposts, drive dogs, what could be clamps to convert a faceplate to a 4-jaw chuck, masses of drills, turning, boring and parting tools, centres, bar stock, etc. - everything the previous owner used with the lathes and so both able to be run immediately. One survives with what may well be the original wood tool tray between the legs. £375 each.
Also available are numerous other useful workshop items including top-quality Record vices, hand tools, etc. etc. For full details phone: 07941-334102 (near Oxford) Pictures of the Halls lathes for sale here and details of the classic Halls lathes here
SOLD: Myford Super 7B 3.5"" X 19", gap bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and single-phase electrics with a Dewhurst reversing switch and emergency stop button. A late model in green, the lathe is mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with deep chip tray and levelling blocks. Imperial graduations and spindle speeds from 27 to 2195 r.p.m. Very well equipped with: a genuine Myford coolant unit, Dickson quick-set toolpost with five toolholders including one for parting tools, left and right-hand turning tools by Glanze with tips together with a varied selection of tools for the standard tool post. Nearly new 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch 4-jaw chuck, fixed steady, travelling steady, graduated handle to the leadscrew end, thread-dial indicator, tailstock rotating centre, 7" faceplate, catchplate, lathe carrier, oil gun with a bottle of the correct Nuto 32 oil, the proper Myford lathe cover, handbooks covering the lathe, gearbox and drum switch plus an original Super 7 brochure. Also included is a 48-piece gauge block set and a Baty dial gauge. I'm just not using the lathe so I thought it the right time to sell it to someone who will use it. In immaculate, very little-used condition and has been kept in a very dry garage attached to the house and received regular lubrication. £2995 Pictures of the Myford Super 7B for sale here and details of Myford Super 7 Lathes here
For Sale: a 8 h.p,. Honda-powered generator by Stephill. 8 h.p. 4 KVA output. Bought new 7 years ago and only used 6 times so in perfect order. £450 Phone 01732-779016 for more details. (Ivan Stocks, Sevenoakes, Kent)
For Sale: Boxford Model CSB lathe 4.5" x 16" Serial no. 6538 (1956/1957) backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on a good, solid, home-made stand and in smart, well-maintained condition. Well equipped with: the optional 16-speed countershaft unit, two 3-jaw chucks (one a Taylor conical scroll type), the correct 6-inch 4-jaw independent chuck, fixed steady, 127 metric changewheel, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, catchplate, bed-mounted carriage stop, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock chuck, a collection of Morse centres, and a good range of turning, boring and knurling tools. 1-phase motor and a Dewhurst reversing switch on the maker's original bracket. £695 Phone: 01206-304460 (Brightlingsea, Essex) Pictures of the Boxford lathe for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here
For Sale: Axminster MB9020 Bench Top Planer/Thicknesser. The machine is new and unused and only for sale due to the demise of the owner some five years ago. This is a really nice Hobby series machine with a powerful 1500 watt motor and a cutting capacity of 204 mm x 120 mm. Dust extraction outlet 100 mm in diameter; weight 27 kg. 1-phase electrics. Collection only from N.Essex. £145. Please phone: 01206-304460 Pictures of the Axminster Planer/Thicknesser for sale here
For Sale: Axminster Excalibur EX 21 Trade Series Scroll Saw In as-new, hardly-used condition and unused for the last five years, due to the demise of the previous owner. This 535 mm. (21") capacity saw is the mid-range model within the Axminster "Trade Series" and has some really interesting features not found on any other machine.
Heavily built from mainly plate steel, it has a 7 mm thick, heavy-gauge table with an epoxy-painted surface. The blade actuating arms are very short and driven by a lever-and-rod mechanism giving very precise control of the blade - plus exceptionally low vibration. The whole arm assembly tilts 45 degrees right and 35 degrees left, leaving the table horizontal so allowing much better control of the job, greater visibility and being able to work from a more comfortable, natural position. Variable-speed control from 400 - 1500 strokes per minute and features "Pegas" blade-chuck clamps - these being lighter so further reducing vibration. Blade changing is quick, easy and tool free. The saw has a built-in air blower and efficient dust extraction. Weight 29.5 kg. Overall Size L x W x H 812 mm. x 380 mm. x 387 mm.
Offered at £395, a saving of over £300 on current replacement cost. Phone: 01206-304460 (Brightlingsea, Essex) Pictures of the Axminster EX21 Scroll saw for sale here and the maker's sales page here
For Sale: CVA Toolroom lathe MK 1A with a full screwcutting and feeds gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Complete with a 6-inch diameter 3-jaw chuck, travelling steady, 4-way toolpost and micrometer dials on the carriage-traverse and tailstock handwheels. Also has a micrometer-adjustable taper turning unit fitted - though the connecting rod is missing. The lathe runs smoothly and very quietly - an absolute pleasure to use due to its high quality. 3-phase electrics that run fine from a digital inverter (not included). Of course, on a lathe of this age, there paint chips, it's weeping a little oil and there is some wear and tear - however the operation of the machine in unaffected and it works perfectly. I have cleaned out all the sumps and changed and added the correct specification oil. Includes the original coolant pump that I've not tested. I'm only selling due to space restrictions (no room) and I will be sorry to see this superb lathe go. Viewing welcome and can be seen powered up and running. Pictures of the CVA toolroom lathe for sale here and full details of CVA lathes here
Aciera E3 precision drill press - in very good condition £1100
Aciera F3 rotary table - in good condition £650
Schaublin 102 vertical slide attachment with swivel vice - in very good condition £950
Schaublin 102 tailstock - in very good condition - £650
Blessing concave radius turning tool from R20 to R50 mm £300
I am happy to ship world-wide, securely packed and insured.
Phone: ++45-50530828 or email: email@example.com Pictures of the machines for sale here
SOLD: Aciera F4 precision universal milling machine - a lovely, Swiss-built machine complete with the essential complex multi-angle tilting and swing table. No.30 INT spindle fitting on both the vertical and horizontal spindles. In full working order. No photographs I'm afraid (I don't have a computer) but you are welcome to phone for more details and call to inspect. Details of Aciera F4 universal milling machines here
SOLD: a superb Kärger DP3 Precision Lathe. This very fine example of a classic toolmaker's lathe is mounted on the maker's stand with both a single-phase motor-driven countershaft and complete with its original treadle driven flywheel drive - allowing you to get fit while being productive. Complete with a mass of standard and stepped collets; all the special thread-chasing equipment including fine-pitch threads and bronze star followers; three tailstocks - one with a capstan-handle equipped lever feed, the other with a standard lever feed and the third with screw-feed; a dividing unit with indexing plate; a Boxford milling slide with its T-slotted table on which is mounted a high-speed milling, drilling and grinding spindle; a "Potts" type round milling slide; three 3-jaw chucks (one a precision Cushman and a conical-scroll Taylor); Burnerd self-centring 4-jaw chuck; T-slotted boring table; a "Target" horizontal milling attachment of the type described here; quick-set toolpost; fixed steady; a large-capacity faceplate-cum-4-jaw chuck; and a large diameter standard faceplate. The previous owner, a clock and watch, repairer, developed his own overhead system to allow for some ornamental turning and this is also included. A heavy lathe, it appears never to have been dismantled and is probably best kept in that state when moved. It's available to view in Cornwall. £950
Pictures of the Karger Precison lathe for sale here and details of Karger lathes here
For Sale: EXE miniature precision surface grinder. Superbly built, this beautiful little machine has a 12" x 6" table with travels of 13.5" longitudinally and 7 inches in traverse and mounted on the maker's heavy cast-iron cabinet stand with integral dust-extraction unit. The dust unit has an exhaust fan and filter bags with a shaking mechanism for cleaning. In excellent working order and with an immaculate appearance the grinder comes complete with an Eclipse Type A4 12" x 6" magnetic chuck, an Eclipse "Minor" magnetic chuck and two very useful matched pairs of magnetic chuck blocks (both in their original boxes) and a light unit. 3-phase motor so ideal for conversion to variable-speed Inverter or conventional Converter Drive (it currently runs from a Transwave unit). £1250 Phone: 01277- 656958 (Billericay, Essex) Pictures of the EXE miniature surface grinder for sale here and details of EXE Grinders here
SOLD: British made Excel hydraulic surface grinder. Capacity 24" x 8" with power rise and fall head. Equipped with an Eclipse magnetic chuck, coolant and a diamond wheel dresser. Wheel size 1" x 8" - three new wheels are included. A copy of the maker's manual is included. This is a high-quality grinder and in perfect working order and only for sale due to retirement from my precision machine-shop business £850 Pictures of the Excel surface grinder for sale here
SOLD: a compact precision Leinen Capstan Lathe (Boley & Leinen) Type JR. 1-inch collet capacity with 43 collets, 3-speed 3-phase motor that gives twelve spindle speeds from 30 to 2800 r.p.m, coolant equipment and a very handy, foot-pedal operated, instant reversing facility for tapping. In full working order and ideal for short-run jobs. Only for sale due to retirement from my precision machine-shop business. £450 Phone: 07970-672-628 Pictures of the Leinen capstan lathe for sale here
SOLD: Mipsa Hydraulic Cylindrical Grinder - a very high-quality Swiss Machine with hydraulic drive. Takes up to 5 inches (125 mm) in diameter and 16 inches (406 mm) between centres. Wheel size 1" (25 mm) wide by 10 inches (250 mm) and equipped with a swivelling workhead, 3-jaw work chuck, a double swivelling wheelhead, swivel table, rotating centre, one new wheel and the maker's instruction book. 3-phase electrics and fitted with coolant. In perfect working order and only for sale due to retirement from my precision machine-shop business. £850 Pictures of the Mipsa cylindrical grinder for sale here
SOLD: Woodhouse & Mitchell '70' Junior Gap Bed Centre Lathe 7-inch centre height, 36 inches between centres and fitted with a detachable gap piece to the bed.. Fitted with a full screwcutting and feeds gearbox and an oil-immerse, multi-plate spindle clutch in the headstock The feeds are protected by a safety-over-ride clutch. Complete with a Pratt Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, large faceplate, 4-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator, coolant equipment and the maker's instruction manual. 2-speed, 3-phase motor - recently rewound with spindle speeds of 30 to 874 r.p.m. In excellent working order and only for sale due to retirement from my precision machine-shop business £850 Pictures of the Woodhouse Mitchell Junior 70 lathe for sale here and details of Woodhouse & Mitchell 70 Junior lathes here
- Vertical head to fit Tom Senior M1 and Major milling machines complete with adapter plate. £475
- Abor-support drop bracket £200
- 1-inch diameter, 3 Morse taper Cutter arbor complete with spacers £75
- Round overarm £75
For details please phone: 01509-554997 Pictures of the Tom Senior parts for sale here and details of Tom Senior millers here
For Sale: Pultra P-Type miniature precision lathe. 50 mm centre height and complete on the maker's cast base plate with: a compound screw-feed slide rest assembly and a large set of collets and the collet draw bar. £550 Phone: 0191-3868575 Pictures of the Pultra for sale here and details of Pultra lathes here
For Sale: A complex, triple-slide ornamental turning lathe chuck in bronze with a built in rotary table, indexing mechanism and division plate - making it suitable for spiral turning. Suitable for almost any lathe of this type: Holtzapffel, Goyen, Birch or as used on the better-quality examples of Milnes and Britannia machines. £750 Phone: 0191-3868575 for more details. Pictures of the ornamental lathe chuck for sale here
For Sale: Lorch WW late-model watchmakers' lathe on the maker's special cast base with integral single-phase motor and built-in switchgear. While the lathe is standard Lorch the superb, rigid and heavy base section is unusual and rarely found. Included are the maker's compound slide rest assembly, lever-action collet closer, a precision ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck with reversible face jaws and a 4-way toolpost. £750 Phone: 0191-3868575 Pictures of the Lorch watchmakers' lathe for sale here and details of Lorch watchmakers' lathes here
For Sale: Amolco vertical milling attachment with a base fitting for the Myford ML7 and Super 7 lathes. The spindle nose is the same thread as the Myford (1.125" z 12 t.p.i. with a No. 2 Morse taper socket. Single-phase motor and spindle speeds of 325, 650, 1100 and 1600 r.p.m. In full working order and ready to fit and use. £475 Phone: 0191-3688575 Pictures of the Amolco vertical milling attachment for sale here and details of Amolco milling attachments here
For Sale: LeBlond Regal lathe 5-inch centre height and 24 inches between centres. A high-quality machine with an all-geared headstock, a very robust built and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds by a separate power shaft. Mounted on the maker's legs and complete with a powerful single phase motor, 3-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost and a thread-dial indicator. £450 Phone: 07831-210709 Details of LeBlond Regal lathes here
SOLD: Tom Senior M1 horizontal / vertical milling machine complete with all fittings to convert from vertical to a horizontal configuration. 240-volt single phase motor and complete with a Clarkson Auto-Lock chuck and collet set for vertical head together with a selection of cutters (some of which are brand new) and a factory machine vice, Has no wear or tool marks on bed and the vice is also in exceptionally good condition. The lever that controls the bed feed is missing - it's a ball but this doesn't affect it's operation and I'm sure it could be repaired easily. I can help with loading onto trailer or courier from my driveway. £995 Phone: 75046- 95908 (Chartham, Kent) Pictures of the Tom Senior M1 milling machine for sale here and details of Tom Senior M1 millers here
For Sale: Colchester Chipmaster lathe 5.75" x 22" with a hardened bed and infinitely variable-speed drive to 3000 r.p.m., a full screwcutting and feeds' gearbox, lever-action collet closer (with a set of 36 collets and the spindle nose adapter), a spindle clutch, dual inch/metric micrometer dials, micrometer dial on the tailstock spindle, coolant and a full-length splashback. A lightly-used machine still in its maker's paint finish and well equipped with: a Dickson quick-set toolpost and eight tool holders, two 3-jaw chucks, the special Burnerd half-depth body 8-inch independent 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, spare chuck backplate, standard carriage stop, micrometer carriage stop, travelling steady, tailstock rotating centre, two extra-long boring bars, Low-Vo light unit, a set of changewheels - including a metric 127t transposing wheel - to extend the threading range of the gearbox, the makers Operation and Maintenance manuals for the lathe and Kopp variator and a comprehensive set of turning, boring and threading tools including thread chasers. In perfect working order and with a comprehensive range of equipment this Chipmaster is and ready for immediate use. £2500 Phone: 0208-3010614 (Bexley Heath, Kent) Pictures of the Colchester Chipmaster for sale here and details of Colchester Chipmaster lathes here
For Sale: Kerry 1124 5.5" x 24" geared-head lathe with hardened, detachable gap bed, screwcutting gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, spindle clutch and an L0 spindle nose.. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with a full-length splash back and chip tray and well equipped with: Burnerd collet chuck and collets, T-slotted cross slide, 3-jaw chuck, fixed steady, travelling steady, Dixon quick-change toolpost with four tool holders, a "diamond-type" knurling tool, 4-way toolpost, faceplate, carriage micrometer stop, spindle nose step-down Morse adapter, Morse centres and a Low-Vo light unit. Single-phase electrics with a 1.5 h.p. motor and reversing switch. Also included a good selection of turning, boring and threading tools. In excellent working order. £1250 0208-3010614 (Bexley Heath, Kent) Pictures of the Kerry lathe for sale here and details of Kerry 1124 lathes here
For Sale: Myford VMC vertical milling machine with a tilting head and mounted on the maker's floor stand. Table 24" x 5". Equipment includes: a full set of collets to fit the R8 spindle nose (the same as a Bridgeport, that means easy access to inexpensive tooling). Albrecht precision keyless collet chuck, Also included are hundreds of cutters in metric and imperial from around 12 mm down 1 mm. A lightly-used, quiet-running miller in perfect order. £1650 Phone: 0208-3010614 (Bexley Heath, Kent) Pictures of the Myford VMC vertical milling machine for sale here and details of Kerry 1124 lathes here
Wanted: a swivelling work head for an early Myford MG12 cylindrical grinder (the one with the 10-inch wheel). Would also consider a complete early MG12 in any condition - and also any accessories. Phone: 07484-380484
SOLD: Warco GH 1330 centre lathe. Geared head, 7-inch centre height and 24 inches between centres. A very well built and specified lathe, hardly used and in as-new condition. Detachable gap bed, induction hardened bedways, full inch and metric screwcutting and feeds gearbox, safety overload clutch on the power-feed shaft, enclosed leadscrew and a powerful spindle brake. Single-phase electrics (European electrical components, Siemens or Telemachanique), 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck. Quick change toolpost with 10 tool holders, micrometer carriage stop, keyless precision tailstock chuck, thread-dial indicator, interlocked chuck guard and all the other parts supplied with a new lathe. Can assist with loading. £2250 (Current list price £3750) Would consider vintage or classic motorcycle part-exchange. Pictures of the Warco GH-1330 lathe for sale here, details of Warco GH 1330 lathes here and also on the Warco website here
For Sale: Chester UK Metal Cutting Band Saw Machine HV 128 only used 3 or 4 times. In immaculate condition, base has been modified to add wheels, a handle and strengthened with two struts and a shelf inserted for tools.
Capacity (Round) 128mm Capacity (Rectangle) 115 x 150 mm Blade Size 1/2" x 64 1/2"
Speed Range 65 / 95 / 165 fpm Motor 0.25kW (0.33hp) Power Supply 240v Dimensions 895 x 457 x 985 mm
Net Weight 62kg Rugged cast-iron construction Mitre vice ensures positive material clamping between 45deg-90deg
Adjustable stop for repetitive cuts Sealed and lubricated steel/ bronze worm gear drive
Automatic cut-off on completion of cut Completely portable and lightweight
Buyer to arrange collection. There is easy access for van or truck. Viewing is welcomed - machine is located in Blackburn, Lancashire. £430.00 Phone: 07713-981891 (Blackburn, Lancs) Pictures of the Chester Band Saw for sale here
SOLD: Boxford AUD Mk. 3 lathe 5" x 24" mounted on the maker's late-type compact underdrive stand fitted with a full-length splashback and tool tray and just 47" long by 22" deep. An all-metric machine, the lathe has power sliding and surfacing feeds, a screwcutting gearbox and single-lever engagement of backgears. In very good condition, with very little wear, I have used it for three years to make a number of useful parts - and am only selling to move on to a larger lathe. Decently equipped with: 3-jaw chuck, the correct 6-inch Burnerd independent 4-jaw chuck, travelling steady, quick-set toolpost with two toolholders, metric thread-dial indicator with two gears and the maker's swivel alignment block, carriage stop, chuck guard, tailstock drill chuck, light unit and the maker's instruction book (the collet holder shown in one picture is not included). Single-phase electrics. There is the possibility of delivery in the Manchester and Sheffield areas - and in between £1250 Pictures of the Boxford AUD for sale here and details of Boxford lathes here
For Sale: Myford VM-E Vertical Milling Machine. Bought from new and only used for hobby light engineering by an experienced user. Hence, in excellent (well-loved) condition. Extras Includes: table power feed with rate control; workpiece vice (rotating); workpiece vice (fixed); a set of retaining angles and workpiece clamps; three heads: drill chuck, fly cutter and collet for milling tools; cutting solution sump/pump with directional spray nozzle; a set of various large drills; a set of regular drills; a set of various milling cutters. Additionally there is a set of 10+ tool steel billets for grinding your own cutters for the fly cutter along with a carbide tip holder and set of tips. Buyer to arrange collection. There is easy access for van or truck with flat concrete floor. Viewing is welcomed - machine is located in Pembrokeshire, South-West Wales, just outside of Narberth. £1250 Pictures of the Myford VM-E vertical milling machine for sale here and details of VM-E millers here
For Sale: Drummond M-Type "Knee-planer" lathe from the 1930s. 3.5" x 16" gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting, quick height-set toolpost and automatic of the sliding power feed. This seldom-found version is complete with the maker's stand, the correct chip tray with motor mount, the under-slung drive motor with gear and the gear-equipped flywheel. Dismantled into the main elements for ease of storage - but all there less the foot-treadle. Complete with two 3-jaw chucks, large faceplate, a set of screwcutting changewheels and a hand T-rest. Assemble and use - or restore to have a rare example of an interesting and useful lathe. £450 Phone: 01835-822488 (Melrose) Pictures of the Drummond M-Type "knee planer" for sale here and details of Drummond M-type lathes here
For Sale: Colchester Chipmaster lathe 5.75" x 22" with a hardened bed and infinitely variable-speed drive to 3000 r.p.m., a full screwcutting and feeds' gearbox, dual inch/metric micrometer dials and a spindle clutch. This Chipmaster is fitted with a rarely-found accessory--a taper-turning attachment. Also included is a 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 8-inch Burnerd independent 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, multi-position carriage stop, thread-dial indicator, micrometer dial to the tailstock spindle and, not shown, a full-length splash back. The only item missing is a toolpost - though a modern quick-change type can be obtained inexpensively. Full working order. £695 Phone: 01270-766685 office hours or, at other times, mobile: 07940-825558 Pictures of the Chipmaster for sale here and details of Colchester Chipmaster lathes here
SOLD: Viceroy TDS-3 "Educator" combined metal and wood-turning lathe 5" x 24" and fitted with backgear for extra low speeds. Mounted on the maker's compact, underdrive stand with a single-phase motor and built-in switchgear. Used for many years by a maker of replica antique musical instruments and fitted with a very large capacity bowl-turning attachment and faceplate, 3-jaw chuck, a number of wood turning tools, a light unit and Morse centres.. There may be other items as well as the workshop is being cleared. A bargain at £375 Pictures of the Viceroy Educator lathe for sale here and details of Viceroy Educator lathes here
For Sale: An interesting "Combination Machine" consisting of an Atlas 6-inch lathe, a power-driven Adept No.1 shaper, a Champion drill press and a double-ended grinding wheel and polishing rig. All able to be set up on a bench and driven from one motor - or split into separate components and used individually. The 6" x 16" Atlas lathe has the correct maker's countershaft, a Timken taper-roller bearing, all-V-belt-drive headstock, an Atlas vertical milling slide, fixed steady, precision 3-inch ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 4-jaw independent chuck, faceplate, high-speed milling and grinding spindle, thread-dial indicator, set of screwcutting changewheels, tailstock chuck and a set of Morse taper centres. The Adept shaper is driven by a link-rod from the lathes' faceplate and has a Myford machine vice. The Champion drill is complete and driven, together with the grinding polishing unit, from a round-belt sub-countershaft. There are also a number of other, unrecognised parts in a box. Single-phase motor. This is an interesting arrangement of machine tools, unused for some time but appearing to be complete and ready to put back into use. £750. Phone: 01277-822288 Pictures of the Atlas "Combination Machine" for sale here and details of Atlas 6-inch lathes here, the Adept shaper here and the Champion drill here
SOLD: Raglan Little John lathe 5" x 24" backgeared, screwcutting and with power cross feed. Mounted on a robust Harrison cabinet stand with chip tray, storage cupboard and a tall, full-length splash back. Restored 20 yrs ago with reground bed ways and cross slide, new feed nuts to cross slide and top slide and new Timken taper roller bearings. Accessories include: a 5C collet chuck with 30 collets from 1/8" to 11/32", fixed steady, 5-position rotating carriage stop with adjustable stop rod, a full set of screwcutting changewheels, 6-inch 3-jaw chuck, 6-inch independent 4-jaw chuck, quick-change toolpost with 8 tool holders holding five turning tools, one knurling tool, one parting and one boring. 8-inch faceplate, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre, a number of between-centres boring bars and Morse taper 2 drills, a box of tool bits, drive dogs, chuck guard, light unit and the maker's Operation Manual. Driven by Newton Tesla infinitely variable-speed unit through a 3/4 h.p. motor. In full working order and with everything necessary to put into immediate use. £950 Phone: 01494 771079 or mobile Pictures of the Raglan Little John lathe for sale here and details of Raglan Little John lathes here
Crompton-Parkinson motor: 1-phase 0.5 h.p. 1450 rpm, 5.8" shaft: £35- SOLD
Draper motor: 1-phase 0.5 h.p. 1450 rpm, 5.8" shaft: £35-SOLD
Demagnetiser: £65-- SOLD
DC Motor controller - variable speed £45--SOLD
Pictures of the items for sale here
For Sale: a Pre-WWII Leinen L4ZP lathe 5" x 20", backgeared and screwcutting. This is a very high-quality German lathe from one of the best makers. Mounted on the original maker's stand, with a full-length tool tray, the lathe is complete - less the drive system -and in need of restoration, having stood unused for a long time. Being an older lathe it strips down easily into smaller sections for ease of transport. £350 Phone: 075-1177-1360 (Wirral) for more information. Pictures of the leinen lathe for sale here and details of Leinen L4Z lathes here
SOLD: Pultra 17/70 Series precision miniature lathe with a 70 mm centre height. Fitted with a screw-feed compound slide rest and lever-action tailstock. Complete on an underdrive stand with a multi-speed countershaft and 1-phase motor. In perfect working order and complete with a range of useful accessories including: Pultra dividing and indexing unit with two division plates, Pultra milling slide, 36 standard collets, 8 cone collets, 8 smaller cone collets, 4-jaw chuck, faceplate, 4-way toolpost and a rear toolpost. £950 Pictures of the Pultra lathe for sale here and details of Pultra lathes here
SOLD: Myford ML7 lathe 3.%" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray and raiser blocks. I have owned this lathe for 40 years - having bought it from the first owner at one year old - and I have kept it in pristine, carefully-used condition ever since. It comes complete with a range of valuable and useful accessories including: taper turning attachment, cross-slide mounted slotting attachment, swivelling milling slide, two 6-inch half-depth body Burned independent 4-jaw chucks, collets, two 3-jaw chucks, fixed steady, travelling steady, 4-way toolpost, rear toolpost, graduated handle to leadscrew end, two faceplates, catchplate, thread-dial indicator, handle to turn the headstock spindle by hand, clamp-type knurling tool, a good set of turning and boring tools in high-speed steel and indexible types, a large number of extra screwcutting changewheels, two tailstock rotating centres, tailstock chuck, light unit, a collection of Morse centres and the original maker's operation, maintenance and spare parts' manual. 1-phase motor with a Dewhurst reversing switch. £1250 Pictures of the Myford ML7 for sale here and details of Myford ML7 lathes here
SOLD: Myford VMC vertical milling machine with a tilting head and mounted on the maker's floor stand. Table 24" x 5". Equipment includes: a set of high-precision slip gauges, an R8 collet chuck and collet set, a dividing head and two plates, rotary table, swivel-base machine vice, fly cutter, two high-precision "boring heads", surface plate, two V-blocks, two angle plates, one large and one small drill chuck both on R8 collets, a large set of table clamps and T-nuts and studs, a box of end mills and slot drills, a selection of Morse taper drills, a collection of machine and adjustable reamers, a number of gear cutters, sets of parallels and a copy of the maker's operation, maintenance and parts manual - in other words, everything you need to get going In full working order and ready to run. 1-phase electrics with built-in switchgear. £1650 Pictures of the Myford VMC milling machine for sale here and details of Myford VMC Millers here
SOLD: Kerry AG lathe in good working condition. All-geared headstock with spindle clutch and a full screwcutting gearbox with power sliding and surfacing feeds. 240v single-phase electrics. Comes with a very good, nearly new 3-jaw chuck, keyless tailstock chuck, tailstock revolving center, built-in thread-dial indicator, a 4-way toolpost and a number of cutting tools. The lathe is mounted on a stand that I made from 2" box section steel with a built-in coolant tray. However, the lathe can be bench mounted if needed. The lathe can put it on a pallet and help offered to load onto a trailer from my driveway. I'm only selling as a house move means I won't have anywhere to keep it. It has always been a very capable machine and is ready to use. Pictures of the Kerry lathe for sale here and details of Kerry lathes here
For Sale: Holtzapffel/Evans ornamental turning lathe. The lathe comprises the Holtz mahogany frame and 6-drawer cabinet with lathe bed, headstock and tailstock in original configuration numbered 1376. I understand the lot was purchased by the Honourable AF Cathcart from the Holtzapffel company in 1829 for £129. The 6 drawers are fully equipped with all the equipment Holtzapffel intended to be stored in the allotted profile positions in the 4 upper drawers, all in place and in excellent condition and numbered 1376, most with the original makers finish and varnish intact. The two lower drawers have upwards of 40 to 50 in total plus other equipment all numbered 1376. The treadle gear is missing but I have built a solid outer frame to house the original lathe, cabinet and overhead gear. Regretfully, the pervious owner but one deemed the treadle gear redundant and removed it from the lathe. It was therefore not available to me when I purchased it. The lathe has an Evans ornamental turning slide rest as illustration Fig 14 page 64 of Ornamental Turning by JH Evans. Equipment for sale with the lathe are as follows:
20 Holtz boxwood blocks threaded for Holtz mandrel all stamped 1376
12 taper mandrels
23 brass and boxwood ring chucks all Holtz and stamped 1376
2 brass steel ringed chucks, Holtz 1376
7 Brass chucks various Holtz numbered to the lathe
2 sets of 6 each brass holding chucks all 1376
12 mandrel spade drills all stamped 1376
12 brass screw work holders all 1376
Slender steady, polishing plates and various tools, all 1376
Pictured, but not included in the sale is an additional: Evans and Son headstock number 1267 with a travelling mandrel, screw followers and full dividing provision all in excellent condition. Curvilinear apparatus stops. Spiral turning apparatus including a full set of brass spur gears and profiled gears for face spirals. Atkinsons recipricator. Ellipse chuck and mount. Eccentic chuck. Spherical chuck. 3-jaw s/c chuck. 71/2" Holtz faceplate. 1/2" jaw faceplate chuck. 5 brass chucks Evans thread. While not included in the sale, these items will be offered, initially, to the purchaser of the lathe.
I have attempted to be as frank and comprehensive as possible with the description but will provide further details and photographs upon request. I paid over £8000 for the rig several years ago which included all of the above and would expect to recoup my outlay in full. The lathe is available for inspection in Co. Fermanagh Ireland where the purchaser will need to collect and/or arrange collection. Tel: 028-686-31850 UK landline number after 6.00 pm or 0035-3851-296847 Irish mobile number before 6.00 pm. Pictures of the Holtzapffel/Evans ornamental turning lathe for sale here. Do E-mail for more pictures and further details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wanted: a Denbigh D-Type Milling Machine with a vertical head - or just a vertical head. A picture of a Denbigh Type-D is here. Please phone: 07951-030955 (An article on Denbigh millers is here)
Wanted: Can anybody help with the dimensions of the quill return spring in the Centec vertical head? The spring looks like this If so, I would be very grateful. Please email Hugh at: email@example.com
For Sale: an unused, boxed Unimat SL100 lathe (DB200 in the United States). Still in its maker's preservative finish the lathe is complete in its original box with all the small accessories including the proper 3-jaw chuck and the maker's Operation, Maintenance and Parts Manual. A rare opportunity to acquire a new example one of these very interesting and collectable lathes. £950 Prepared to post world-wide at cost. Phone: 07771-758424 Pictures of the Unimat SL1000 (DB200) for sale here and full details of Unimat lathes here
For Sale: Gromatic Lathe Type 140 with a 140 mm (5.5 inch) centre height and 800 mm (31.5 inches) between centres. A beautifully build, strong yet compact lathe with a very wide bed, a full screwcutting gearbox and power sliding and surfacing feeds. Mounted a very robust and rigid cabinet stand that holds the main spindle-speed gearbox (the arrangement preventing the transmission of vibrating from box to spindle) . All-geared headstock with eight speeds from 65 to 1150 r.p.m. Spindle has a useful bore of 32 mm (1.25") and runs in four bearings - a large bronze bush at the front, two ball races in the centre and an axial roller at the rear. Very well equipped with: taper-turning unit, coolant, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, a set of extra changewheels to extend the threading range of the gearbox (including what may be a 127 metric transposing wheel), faceplate, catchplate, fixed steady, travelling steady, 4-way toolpost, micrometer-equipped carriage stop, thread-dial indicator, precision keyless tailstock chuck, the correct set of C-spanners for making adjustments to the machine, drive dogs and a Lo-Vo light unit. The lathe is in excellent, very carefully used condition. £2250 Available at extra cost is a professional-quality 1-phase to 3-phase converter. Phone: 01237-441765 Pictures of the Gromatic lathe for sale here and details of Gromatic lathes here
1) Wadkin BZL woodturning lathe 6" centre height and 35 inches between centres. This exceptionally well-built lathe is a top-of-the range model with a detachable gap piece to the bed (the gap piece is present), a rack-driven sliding carriage assembly with a compound slide rest assembly, a huge-capacity bowl-turning attachment and a double-length tool rest. The lathe has been standing unused for some time and will need recommissioning - but is a real opportunity to invest a little time and trouble and end up with a high-class lathe with not only compact footprint but a vast turning capacity. 1 h.p. 3-phase motor. £550
Full details of Wadkin BZL lathes here
2) Startrite "Volant" Bandsaw. An early, heavily built small machine. £125
3) Keats & Bexon professional woodworking shop dust extractor unit: £375
Pictures of the Wadkin lathe and other items here Phone: 07702-182788 (Repton, Derbyshire)
For Sale: a Lorch Junior watchmakers lathe in very fine condition, complete with the original box (and key). The lathe comes with: an almost new, original Lorch ring-scroll 3-jaw chuck; faceplate with pump centre; the two tailstocks , one of them accepting collets etc.; cross slide; Lorch collets 0,3 - 0,4 - 0,6 - 0,7 - 0,8 - 0,9 - 1,0 and further up to 5,0 with 0,2 mm increments ; full set (5) Lorch ring chucks; full set (5) Lorch step chucks; tailstock runner for eccentric turning; universal runner with drill plate, centring plate and pivot polishing drum for watch work (Lorch catalogue nr. 12a ); saw arbor; saw table; hollow runner ( Lorch nr. 13) with 34 inserts and drill holders; Lorch universal bezel chuck (Lorch nr. 45 ); carrier chuck; pulley runner for headstock; hand rest with three different rests; file roller and other small pieces. Original Papst electric motor. This is the lathe for a watchmaker! £6250 For more details please phone: 00-31-6511-74454 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Pictures of the Lorch Junior lathe for sale here and details of Lorch lathes here
For Sale: George Adams Model GA 21/2" screwcutting precision lathe. 2.5-inch centre height and around 12 inches between centres. Very well equipped with: Taper turning slide rest, screw-cutting slide rest, set of 32 screwcutting changewheels wheels on stand, hand rest with 3 tees and a saw table, fixed steady- topside setting square, universal gear cutting and grinding spindle, screw-feed tailstock- taper hole in nose, lever feed tailstock- to take 8 mm collets, 75 mm mandrel faceplate with 2 dogs and pump centre, 60 mm precision 3 jaw chuck by Wolf Jahn, 2-inch lever scroll 3-jaw chuck by Goodall Pratt, set of 4 arbours to take wheels from 10 mm to about 40 mm for gear cutting by Wolf Jahn, bell chuck -8 screw pattern, 14 mm by Wolf John, drive mandrel with 6 male and female centres 8 mm miniatures, screw chuck for wood turning, 2 each male and female - and half male and female centres, 1 square centre 8 mm, American Jacobs No. 1 drill chuck 8 mm, 2 socket collets 8 mm
Taper shank attachments:
1 each male and square centres, 2 male and 3 female half centres, 1 each plain and V drill pads, Jacobs No.1 drill chuck
Mandrel nose attachments:
3-inch Crown 4 jaw chuck, 3-inch Union 4 jaw chuck, 3 inch Burnerd lever-scroll chuck, 5-inch face plate, 4-inch Mandrel faceplate, 2 machined chuck back plates, catchplate and driver with two drive dogs, socket centre, 1 - 7 flute mandrel tap, BA screw cutting chuck and a 20-64 t.p.i. cutting chuck. Open to offers. Please email: email@example.com for further details. Pictures of the George Adams for sale here and details of George Adams 2A lathes here
For Sale: an Oscar Ehrlich lathe around 6.5-inch centre height and 45 inches between centres. Backgeared, gap-bed and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. Mounted on the maker's plinth stand with chip tray, splashback and fitted with a neat, built-on countershaft unit and 1-phase motor. This is a very strong lathe, almost certainly made in the early 1930s, and complete with a T-slotted saddle to act as a boring table, 3-jaw chuck, a very large diameter 4-jaw chuck-cum-faceplate, tailstock chuck and a quantity of tooling. An ideal lathe for the smaller workshop and in full working order - you are very welcome to try it out. I've owned this lovely machine for over 35 years and the only reason for selling is downsizing. I have an engine crane and can assist with loading. £375 Phone: 07807-311692 Pictures of the Ehrlich lathe for sale here and details of Ehrlich Lathes here (my lathe is also shown on that page)
Wanted: help with a Swiss Wahli 76 multi-function machine: if you have a sectional drawing of the headstock, or experience replacing the spindle bearings, I would be very grateful to hear from you. Please email David on: firstname.lastname@example.org
SOLD: vertical bandsaw for woodworking by "White". An exceptionally heavy, well-built but compact machine with a cast-iron frame and a 24" x 24" tilting table. 2 h.p. 3-phase motor. £275 Pictures of the White bandsaw for sale here
For Sale: Swisten-Carstens precision lathe 5.125" x 20" backgeared and screwcutting. An interesting, high-quality lathe with single-lever engaged, epicyclic reduction gearing built into the headstock. Fitted with a neat V-belt drive countershaft and single-phase motor. Complete with 3-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, Morse centres and adapters and a good set of Morse taper drills. £475 Phone: 01962-850338 Pictures of the Swisten - Carstens lathe for sale here and details of Swisten (Carsten) lathes here
Wanted: Deckel Medallion Attachment for KF1 pantograph die sinking machine--any location. Please contact: email@example.com or phone: 01753-662285
SOLD: a collection of Mikron T90 precision bench lathes, accessories, parts and tooling that allows a number of functional combinations to be assembled from toolroom to capstan production types. The items are:
A Mikron T90 lathe on the maker's original stand with the correct countershaft. Fitted with infinitely variable speed drive plus a large collection of associated Mikron T90 accessories including:-
Two headstocks Type 8 plus one for spares
Headstock Type 11 'dead length' with lever-operated collet draw tube (shown mounted on the lathe)
Headstock Type 18 'large bore' with approximately 72 matching collets and choice of lever or normal draw-tube closing
Standard compound slide Type 21
Standard compound slide Type 21a
Lever-operated compound cut-off slide Type 25
Screw-operated cut-off slide Type 23 (shown mounted on the lathe)
Two tailstocks Type 38
A beautiful and very special bed-mounted turret / capstan unit Type 35 with cross-slide feed (shown mounted on the lathe)
Around 200 standard imperial and metric collets
T90 short lathe bed No. 6 (750 mm long) recently reground complete with its original swarf tray;
No 1 standard 900 mm bed.
Spare No. 1 beds with an extra 65 mm of length to mount the lever-operated collet closer.
4" Burnerd Three jaw chuck with inside and outside jaws, plus three backplates and a faceplate.
Various items of turret tooling
Hand-turning rest No. 47
Fixed steady No. 65
There are enough items to make at least two complete lathes with a flexible set-up. £1750
SOLD: Floor-standing White chain and chisel mortiser with grindstone attachment. Powerful 3-phase, 2 h.p. motor and in working order - though long-term unused. £375 Pictures of the White chain mortiser for sale here
For Sale: A beautiful, nearly new, hardly-used Swiss-made Meteor Model MM-25 drill grinder. I know the full history of this machine and estimate that it has only ground around 50 drills. The grinder is still in production..
The machine is complete including:
- the operating manual.
- two grinding disks;
- Borazon disk for HSS
- Diamond disk for Tungsten carbide (never used)
The Meteor can sharpen standard and "three-core" drills from 3 to 25 mm in diameter. This is a compact machine just 600 x 500 x 450 mm with a weight of 40 kg. €1950 Phone: 0031-629561006 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Price includes shipping to the Netherlands and Belgium. Shipping elsewhere by arrangement - please contact me for details
Pictures of the Meteor Drill Grinder for sale here
Wanted: for a Boxford VSL lathe:
1. Motor disc brake unit, complete or any odd parts considered as mine is incomplete.
2. Vice for the maker's vertical milling attachment. Please phone 07740-309293 or email: email@example.com
Wanted: Myford ML10 dog-clutch lever - or any other parts for the assembly. Please phone: 01686-627816 and ask for Ian.
SOLD: Edgwick Lathe Type TD 6.5" x 30". An older machine but very heavily built with a full screwcutting and feeds gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds and a large detachable gap piece that allows work up to 20 inches in diameter and 5 inches deep to be machined on a faceplate. Clutched and auto-braked spindle running taper roller bearings and with a 1.75-inch bore. Hardened plunger location to the top slide for "dead-on" alignment with the bed. Complete with: 3-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, thread-dial indicator (and an indicator to cut multi-start pitches), No. 3 Morse taper tailstock rotating centre and a good set of turning and boring tools. An ideal lathe for a farm, motor or general-repair workshop. 3-phase electrics. £575 Pictures of the Edgwick for sale here and full details of these interesting, high-quality Mk. 1 Edgwick lathes here
For Sale: Winfield Mk. 3 lathe 4.25" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Not working and partially dismantled but complete with 4-jaw chuck, countershaft and motor and ideal as a restoration project. There may be other parts for it in the workshop as well. £95 Phone: 020-8908-4480 (Wembly, Middx.) Pictures of the Winfield for sale here and details of Winfield lathes here
Dominion Pattern-maker's Wood-turning Lathe. I bought two of these very heavy-duty, professional machines years ago. I think this one is from the early 1950s and has the very useful hand-driven, rack-feed carriage with a compound slide rest assembly - this allowing really fine control of a cutting tool on precise work. I have spent a good deal of money modernizing the lathe: the original 2-inch Whitworth spindle thread has been converted to 1.5 inch x 6 t.p.i. and the outboard end an adapter to 1.5 inch x 6 t.p.i . New spindle bearings have been fitted and the original flat-belt pulleys replaced by modern, highly effective aluminium J-section 8-rib PolyVee pulleys. A modern 2-h.p. motor has been fitted controlled by a variable-speed inverter running from the ordinary single-phase mains and fitted with a remote stop-start switch. Speeds available are 0-750 rpm and 0-1500 rpm - which is all that I've ever used - though the inverter parameters are easily changed to double these speeds if needed for small diameter work. The drive is now as smooth as silk with masses of torque - I have turned successfully some huge lumps of wood with the bed gap section removed.
The lathe weighs 3/4 of a ton, has a centre height of 8.5 inches and takes 48 inches between centres. Headstock spindle and tailstock are both No. 3 Morse taper. The last two photographs show the size of the lathe and one of the old drive pulleys compared to the new. To give some scale, the "small" hand T-rest is from a Harrison Graduate. Delivery is possible - please email for a price (the tools and parts around the lathe are not for sale). Phone: 016067-81557 Pictures of the Dominion Wood-turning lathe for sale here and details of heavier Dominion lathes here
For Sale: the complete contents of a woodworker's workshop consisting of: Myford ML8 wood lathe in its original maker's paint finish, mounted on a well built stand and equipped with bowl -turning, two faceplates, a grinding attachment, Morse centres etc. and a great variety of turning chisels. Single-phase electrics and in full working order. A good Black & Decker Bandsaw; 1-phase saw bench; workbench with wood vice; wood planes; vices and a number of other useful wood-working related tools and items. £475 Phone: 01279-723980 (Sawbridgeworth - Herts) Pictures of the workshop equipment here and details of Myford ML8 lathes here
For Sale: an 8 mm Lorch "Geneva" type D-bed watchmaker's lathe with two beds. In fine condition with accessories including, amongst others: the maker's screw-feed compound slide rest assembly, 21 split collets 0.4-0, 5-0, 6-0, 7-0.8 and further to 4.0 mm with 0.2 mm increments; a standard headstock; a headstock with an attached pump-centre faceplate; eccentric runner for headstock (Boley, not Lorch), an arbor for taking up saws or grinding wheels; tailstock; tailstock runner with pusher; 35 inserts for the tailstock runner and a number of other useful small items. All are contained in a Lorch box of the larger type 44 x 30 x 15 cm, specially made to take the two beds. Price £775GBP. Shipping within the EU £50GBP For more details please phone: 00-31-6511-74454 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Pictures of the Lorch Geneva watchmaker's lathe for sale here and details of Lorch lathes here
For Sale: Seneca Fall "Star" lathe 6-inch centre height by 26 inches between centres, backgeared and screwcutting. This lathe has been in the family for many years (more than I have!). It belonged to my late uncle and I spent many hours working on it when I was a schoolboy, mainly making parts for speedway bikes. I bought it from my uncle's family when he died and installed it in my garden shed. It was in use until a couple of years ago but since then I have built a much larger workshop and have other lathes - so I really don't use the "Star" any longer. I've been hanging on to it for nostalgic reasons - but I now need the shed space for other projects and have reluctantly decided to part with it. It's in super condition, having always been very well maintained. The bed has no damage and everything works just as it should. Some time towards the end of his life my uncle had given it a coat of "Warco" green paint which, in my opinion, looked awful! So when I acquired it I stripped it down and repainted it in black. I think it looks much better…. It comes with the following accessories, all in very good order: 8" 4-jaw Pratt chuck, 6-inch 3-jaw Pratt chuck with soft jaws, 6.5-inch 3-jaw Crown chuck. 6.5-inch 3-jaw Elliot chuck, 11" faceplate, fixed steady and a set of screwcutting changewheels. It's fitted with a non-original but well-made 4-way toolpost, though I might have the original "Yankee" toolpost somewhere - but can't promise.
The lathe is mounted on the original cast-iron legs with integral drip/swarf tray and powered by a 2 hp single phase motor--which I am happy to include; it's a large, heavy old motor but does the job well. Loading is not a problem as I can move it out of the shed and have a forklift. £600 Phone: 07952-562701 (Lincoln) Pictures of the Seneca falls Star lathe for sale here and details of these interesting machines here
WANTED: three machine tools: a Lorch LLV or similar quality bench lathe: an 8 mm watchmakers' lathe in WW format and Hauser 3BA jig borer accessories - especially the circle scribing tool on a 2 MT shank. Please contact email@example.com or phone: 01753-662285
For Sale: Schaublin 13 Precision Universal Milling Machine with metric feed-screws. Complete with both worktables - the essential universal swivelling and tilting type and a standard fixed. Both vertical and horizontal milling attachments are included (the horizontal uses twin rather than a single support bar) together with a direct-fit collet set and a Clarkson Autolock chuck and collets. Currently running from a 3-Phase converter. In full working order apart from the coolant pump - which I've never investigated. Can be placed on a pallet ready for collection. £3650 Phone: 07788-568870 Pictures of the Schaublin Type 13 milling machine for sale here and full details of these superbly constructed and highly versatile milling machines on this page
For Sale: Boley UFR Precision Milling Machine and Jig Driller designed for high-class horology work. This rare and very special milling machine is mounted on the castor-equipped maker's stand with two tool storage cabinets. The swivelling vertical head - 45 degrees each side of vertical - has both a fine down-feed by handwheel and rapid-action feed by handle - both feeds being along the axis of the spindle. A built-in rotary table sits on its own compound table with travels of 140 and 120 mm - this being carried on a larger compound table with travels of 200 mm on each axis.. The head - adjustable up and down its two mountings ways - can be set at precise 25 mm intervals using a set of hardened and ground distance pieces that are held in their original Boley box. This miller is unusual in having the original 23-piece Imperial collets set from 1/32" to 3/8", the complete set of cutter guides, the full head distance-piece set, two removable handles, the correct Boley spanners and the collet-lock T-wrench. 1-phase electrics - with the original 3-phase motor supplied and so ideal for conversion to inverter-driven variable-speed drive. I have owned this wonderful machine for over 20 years. It is complete and in first-class condition and had only light hobby use. The machine can be removed from its stand and transported in a small van. £6500 For more details please phone: 01323-845845 or mobile: 0771-4073734 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Pictures of the Boley UFR for sale here and details of Boley milling machines here
For Sale: JONES AND SHIPMAN 540 SURFACE GRINDER
There is slight damage to arm that operates the sliding bed - but otherwise in full working order. Open to sensible offers. For more details please contact Paul on: 0792-0104924 or email: email@example.com
Pictures of the Jones & Shipman 540 for sale here and full details of Jones & Shipman 540 surface grinders here
Rodney milling attachment with Myford fitting - Long-tern stored and rusty but certainly recoverable. £175 - Sold
Myford taper-turning attachment - as in the pictures. £95 - Sold
New England Shaper SOLD - an exciting project for a man with a tub of Jenolite, a wire brush - and a few spare days. £75
Phone: 01489-795442 Pictures of the items for sale here and details of Rodney milling attachments here
For sale: Dore Westbury Vertical Milling Machine. This fine example was made some years ago by a gold-medal winning model engineer - and then used, very carefully, in the building of his models. The miller really is superbly made and finished with no play and only a small amount of backlash in the table feedscrews. I have recently cleaned, inspected and tested the machine and it performs perfectly - I was unable to find any faults. The table and machine vice are unmarked, as are the handles and dials. The spindle has no measurable play and everything moves smoothly and locks firmly. Paintwork was finished to good standard - though there are a few age related marks - and the bright metalwork to a similar standard with some elements polished. As can be seen in the photographs, it has a single-phase motor, the optional and useful extra-long column and sits on a wooden unit with drawers and a shop-made fibreglass drip tray - which does have a crack in one corner. There are some accessories including: the proper machine vice, an Arrand milling chuck and collets and a modern ER16 collet chuck (not shown). This is a very fine example of a Dore Westbury and it would, I think, be difficult to find better. I would be amazed if a buyer felt any disappointed upon seeing the machine. Viewing welcome. I will be away over Easter, so email me and I will make whatever arrangements suit. Phone: 01327-263149 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Pictures of the Dore Westbury for sale here and details of Dore Westbury milling machines here
A very useful, compact but powerful Mill-Drill - unfortunately for sale due to downsizing. Driven by a single-phase, 240 volts 1.5 HP motor. The 730 x 210 mm table enables quite large work to be machined. Fitted with an R8 taper spindle (and so access to high-quality but inexpensive and plentiful Bridgeport-type tooling), the head has the option of both a quick, lever-action down feed for drilling or a wheel-operated slow feed with more control for milling. A gear box enables 6 speeds to be selected from 80-1650 r.p.m. - a handy forward/reverse switch is also fitted. Mounted on a professionally-made, substantial steel stand. The Miller is offered with: 13 mm drill chuck, a set of Imperial collets and a comprehensive clamping set. The miller weighs about 320 kg - but will dismantle for carriage in a small van or estate car. Located at CA8 7NW about 25 miles from Penrith. Pictures of the Astra mill/drill for sale here. Phone: 01434-381119
Wanted: contact with owners of Leinen LZ4P lathes. Please phone: 01286-676914
WANTED: Manual for Mitsubishi HL-300 lathe. Please phone: 01298-872875
Wanted: Allanson lathe (as seen here) Anything considered. Please phone: 07703-030993
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