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by kburk
Sun Feb 04, 2007 11:22 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Happy to have a Atlas Lathe Model TH54
Replies: 15
Views: 13133

Sound like a good project Steve. I have a box and pan brake and a sheet metal shear. I will make a cookie sheet, it is a good Idea. I will weld up a table. I have steel that is just kicking around and is just dying to be something. What makes a good lathe table could be a new thread. Thanks again Al...
by kburk
Sun Feb 04, 2007 6:58 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Happy to have a Atlas Lathe Model TH54
Replies: 15
Views: 13133

I'm planning eventually to finish a live steam 4-4-0 I inherited. For now, the main project is an electric tram engine (a.k.a. Toby). So far I've been learning and making thinks like tools to make the engine. I'm machining a backplate for a chuck. I'm also going to make a grinding wheel arbor (see ...
by kburk
Sun Feb 04, 2007 6:50 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Happy to have a Atlas Lathe Model TH54
Replies: 15
Views: 13133

Steve I don't think I said but my ways are 3/8 thick. What do you make of the serial number. is that the right plate? It is on the tail stock end of the ways. I would like to find out what year the lathe is. I have one more question. This is the table (picture attached)I was thinking on using. It is...
by kburk
Sun Feb 04, 2007 2:36 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Happy to have a Atlas Lathe Model TH54
Replies: 15
Views: 13133

Steve, What do you make with you lathe?
by kburk
Sat Feb 03, 2007 4:06 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Happy to have a Atlas Lathe Model TH54
Replies: 15
Views: 13133

Here are some other pictures of the lathe.

Keith
by kburk
Sat Feb 03, 2007 3:38 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Happy to have a Atlas Lathe Model TH54
Replies: 15
Views: 13133

Hey thanks for the info.
I have signed up for the atlas yahoo group.
Here is a picture of my serial number plate.

Keith
by kburk
Fri Feb 02, 2007 1:50 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Happy to have a Atlas Lathe Model TH54
Replies: 15
Views: 13133

serial number

Marty and Steve thanks for the notes I will definitely get the books and service bulletins from Atlas Clausing. I would love to get as much info on this lathe as I can. My Plate for my serial number is on the far end of the bed. The tail stock end. My Model is TH54 and serial is 074399 I can not fin...
by kburk
Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:05 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Happy to have a Atlas Lathe Model TH54
Replies: 15
Views: 13133

Happy to have a Atlas Lathe Model TH54

Well I'm happy to say I have my first lathe :D It is a Atlas Lathe Model TH54. It has a 36" bed 12" throw. I will post some pictures tomorow. The Serial 074399. Does anyone know about the atlas history and or web sites on them? I konw the lathe was owned by Camosun collage in Victoria B.C. It was do...
by kburk
Mon Jan 08, 2007 8:17 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Lebolnd Lathe I looking at buy this??
Replies: 32
Views: 10003

Richard Thanks for the note, I have been to the Burnaby track I thought that might be what you where talking about but I was not sure. The Facility is really nice I have taken my son, he is 3 years old, there and he just loves it. I never thought of asking if I could become a member there. It would ...
by kburk
Sun Jan 07, 2007 11:16 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Lebolnd Lathe I looking at buy this??
Replies: 32
Views: 10003

South Bend

Well thanks again for all the comments. I really do appreciate the help. The South Bend is priced a $2450.00 with all included on the list. I will take a look on Tuesday or Wednesday to see if it is a good as they say. I have not take the LeBlond out of the picture yet. I might just pick it up and k...
by kburk
Sun Jan 07, 2007 12:44 pm
Forum: Antique Stationary Engines
Topic: I would like to buy a Hit-n-miss
Replies: 8
Views: 17341

Orrin,

The Engine does have a plate.

The T. Eaton Co Limited
Winnepeg Canada.

You are bang on!! How do you Know. Is it the Design and color?
Do you think we could get it running?? It moves really smooth.

Thanks for the help.

Keith
by kburk
Sun Jan 07, 2007 12:53 am
Forum: Antique Stationary Engines
Topic: I would like to buy a Hit-n-miss
Replies: 8
Views: 17341

Hit-n-Miss

Thanks, Orrin

I Just love the old Iorn. I think for the first couple of engines for me, I would be happy with both.

Here is a picture of one of the engines my brother in law has.
He does not have it running but we hope to get it going.

Thanks for the Links

Keith