After stumbling upon the bed, carriage, and tailstock from a Taig lathe, I rebuilt the lathe, making all the parts I didn't have already. This includes new cross slide and compound slide, a new headstock and spindle with integrated taper for ER32 collets, and brushless spindle motor with a DC custom power supply.
Here's the build log (and many more pictures), which will be occasionally updated as I add features like auto feed and chucks.
Small Motor Controllers, Round 2 - A few minor differences on this revision: - Switched to lower-ESR through-hole electrolytic capacitors, from surface mount ones - Added a MCP 256...
5 weeks ago