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Denford Viceroy Wood Lathes
TDS6, TDS-6SB, TDS-1LS & TDS-5GB
Viceroy Home Page   Viceroy Synchro, 280 & Enterprise Lathes
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T.D.S.-1.L.S., T.D.S.5.G.B., T.D.S.3.M.W. Educator & Type 250

Handbooks and Parts Manuals are available for
most Viceroy Metal Lathes, Viceroy Wood Lathes 
and Viceroy (AEW) Milling Machines and
other Viceroy Publications

Viceroy-branded products for wood-working shops including lathes, edge-tool sharpening equipment, double-ended grinders and polishers, disc and belt-sanding machines, bench and pillar drills and a drill-sharpening machines. 
With a neat and safely-enclosed drive system Viceroy wood lathes were especially popular with educational establishments who, as a further safety precaution, often specified a motor less powerful than the 0.75 h.p. 3-phase unit recommended for commercial use. If you buy one of these lathes for home use (their compact dimensions in relation to their strength make them particularly popular in this role) and convert it to single-phase operation a 1 h.p. motor will be found adequate for most home workshops. The motor sat in the base of the stand and drove the No. 3 Morse taper spindle (that ran in either Timken taper roller-bearings or ball races) by means of a Brammer link belt - today replaced by the easier-to-fit T-link type. The spindle carried a 1.5-inch diameter by 8 t.p.i thread on the right and a 1.25-inch by 9 t.p.i on the left. 4 speeds were available that ran from 425 to 2275 rpm - so giving a range just about wide enough to cope with both bowl and between-centres turning. The lathe was supplied complete with 5 and 12-inch faceplates, 6-inch and 12-inch T rests, a soft standard No. 3 centre and a hard Wood-prong centre for the headstock a 1
1/2" A.F. spanner to lock the spindle (when changing fittings) and a grease gun. The options were limited but all models were available with a rack-operated saddle and compound slide rest was to concert the machine to light-duty metal turning.
Weighing around under 500 lbs when fully equipped or, as a dedicated bowl-turning lathe, 275 lbs, all models were heavily built to survive the rigors of attention from the boys of Form 1VB..

Denford Viceroy T.D.S.6.W.L. wood lathe

Viceroy T.D.S.6.B.T. dedicated bowl-turning lathe. The rest to the right of the spindle was specially developed for turning inside deep bowls.

The bowl-turning T.D.S.6.B.T. could also be fitted with a bolt-on cantilever bed that allowed short between-centres work to be carried out.

T.D.S.6.W.L. wood lathe. A clearer view of the dove-tail slideway  way that carried the bowl-turning hand-rest.

Type T.D.S.6.S.B. with the optional between-centres' attachment

Viceroy Type T.D.S.6.S.B.

Handbooks and Parts Manuals are available for
most Viceroy Metal Lathes, Viceroy Wood Lathes 
and Viceroy (AEW) Milling Machines and
other Viceroy Publications


Viceroy Home Page   Viceroy Synchro, 280 & Enterprise Lathes
Viceroy Wood Lathes  Viceroy Milling Machines  Viceroy Shaper
T.D.S.-1.L.S., T.D.S.5.G.B., T.D.S.3.M.W. Educator & Type 250


Denford Viceroy Wood Lathes
TDS6, TDS-6SB, TDS-1LS & TDS-5GB

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