Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand. Private use only and well equipped with: Myford swivelling milling slide, 3-jaw chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch independent 4 jaw chuck, fixed steady, travelling steady, quick-set and single toolposts, rear toolpost, two Myford V-blocks, two Myford angle plates, large faceplate, standard faceplate, thread-dial indicator and a surface plate scribing block. Single-phase motor with a Dewhurst reversing switch.
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Myford 254S Long bed model, (33” between centres) with a screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed, T-slotted cross slide and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with full-length splash-back. In very tight condition and never abused.
Circa 1912 - 1921 Vintage Drummond B-Type flat-bed lathe 3.5" x 15" gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting, compound slide rest assembly with a T-slotted cross slide and with adjustable, pre-set disengage to the carriage drive. In very smart condition and complete with changewheels, changewheel reversing stud for left-hand threads, 3-jaw chuck, a new 1-phase motor and the proper cast-iron chip tray. .
Elliott "Victoria" V1 Vertical Milling Machine - a late example from the 1960s. Table approximately 34 x 8.5" with 6 rates of power feed. Ten spindle speeds spanning 32 to 1050 r.p.m.. Complete with a machine vice and rotary table. 3-phase electrics - can been seen running. The English-made miller has compact dimensions yet is very substantially built - and is in full working order. £750 or sensible offers. Details of Elliott Victoria milling machines here
Original Myford Metric Conversion Set (1481/1) in a non-original metal box. Suits all Super 7, ML7 & ML-7R lathes fitted with screw-cutting gearbox after QC2501/1 (1956). Comprising - 1 x Changewheel Quadrant, 2 x Spacers and 12- Changewheels, as follows:- 28, 30, 35, 40, 45 (x 2), 50 (x 2), 55, 60 (x 2) and 63 teeth, all in perfect condition. £250.00
Set of Ten Changewheels for Myford Series 7 and 10 lathes. Wheels as follows: 20 (x 2), 21, 25, 38, 46, 63, 65, 70 and 75 teeth. All in perfect condition. £100.00.
Myford ML7B Tri-Leva lathe in remarkable fine, little-used condition. 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting and fitted with the instant-speed selector Tri-Leva unit-cum-clutch compete with the correct two-speed single-phase motor and a screwcutting gearbox. The 2-speed option was an expensive extra and is a rare find. The original bed-grinding marks are still visible and the lathe is mounted on Myford levelling blocks and a deep chip tray. Equipment is as shown in the photographs. £2750
For Sale—a collection of lathe and engineering accessories. Moving house so any sensible offer considered.
Two sets of castings to make Boxford 4.5 or 5-inch centre height steadies, £60 each or £100 the pair.
Startrite 18-S-10 vertical bandsaw - 18" throat, 10-speed, 3-phase, super condition. £895.
Fobco 7-8 No.2 Morse pillar drill in excellent condition £695.
Meca 15-inch horizontal/vertical rotary table with worm drive and also direct indexing £395.
Record No. 23 bench vice, as new £95.
For Sale in working order: a robost vintage Greenwood of Halifax backgeared and screwcutting lathe 6" x 40 with a detachable gap bed. Complete with a strong, built-on countershaft unit and a single-phase motor, 3-jaw chuck, a useful faceplate-cum-4-jaw chuck, 4-way and single toolposts, a full set of screwcutting changewheels, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre, tailstock sliding die holder and all the small items used by the previous owners including a good set of tuning tools, scribing blocks, dial indicator, calipers and spanners.
Harrison M250 lon-bed Lathe - ex-university. Little used, zero wear, no backlash, in immaculate order and taking 30-inches between centres. Complete with 3 and 4-jaw chucks, fixed steady, travelling steady, Dickson quick-set toolpost and two toolholders, dual inch/metric micrometer dials, coolant, thread-dial indicator, faceplate, Low-Vo light unit and a full-length splashback to the stand. £7500.
Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5" x 19" with a full screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed, gap-bed and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with a deep chip tray, levelling blocks and full-length splashback. Still in it's maker's paint finsh and lightly used.
Warco VMC VARIO Milling Machine. Mint condition having run for less than 1 hour. A reluctant sale having being new from Warco several months ago for my newly-built home workshop. Sadly, I can not afford to keep it as it is taking up a valuable corner space and I mainly use another smaller machine. It has been thoroughly cleaned and oiled and improved new way covers fitted (those supplied are a poor fit in my opinion). It's essentially in factory condition with roughly 30 mins of test milling action in total and runs beautifully.
Frikla Tool and Cutter Grinder (full specification and technical details of this model can be found here): This is a very compact, nicely built and versatile machine and, with a footprint of 16” x 17”, ideal for the home workshop. Motor platform support for grinding spindle allows for it to be moved backwards, forwards & side to side, providing variable clearance.
WANTED: Parts for a Hendey Lathe: I’m looking for some accessories for a 12in Hendey lathe, probably long separated from the lathes they left the factory with. Do you have any of the following?
1. Fixed steady. See photos 1 and 2. Photos are mine and show a steady for a 14in lathe, with dimensions from my lathe. Happily swap this steady for a 12 inch version.
For Sale: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting.
Raglan Vertical Milling Machine mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray and storage cupboard. Although I have owned this lovely little miller for over 30 years, it has had very little use, is in perfect running order, has an unmarked table and is still in its maker's factory paint finish. Table 21" x 5.5" with 12" of longitudinal travel, 4" in traverse and 12" vertically. The micrometer dials are large and clearly engraved with a satin-chrome finish.
For Sale: Colchester Chipmaster variable-speed lathe. Fully refurbished and fitted with electronically controlled variable speed drive. Complete with 3-jaw, 5-inch chuck, 4-jaw Independent chuck; the correct half-depth body 8-inch independent 4-jaw chuck; a 270mm diameter faceplate; a new " Dickson " style (RDG) tool post and 3 tool holders; 1-16 mm keyless tailstock chuck and a revolving centre.
For Sale: Harrison M300 lathe: 167 mm centre height by 1000 mm between centres (6.56" x 40"). Gap bed, fitted with a full screwcutting and feeds gearbox, power sliding and surfacing feeds, dual inch/metric feed dials and an infinitely variable-speed 1-phase to 3-phase inverter that extends the standard speed range below 20 r.p.m. and beyond 1250 r.p.m. This lathe has been the subject of a comprehensive refurbishment with the bed, saddle and cross and top slides all reground and the apron overhauled and fitted with new seals.
Drummond M-Type Lathe 3.5" x 16" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. Complete with 3-jaw chuck, swivelling tool slide, a half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck, large faceplate, small faceplate, chuck backplate, catchplate, tailstock chuck, screwcutting changewheels, a fit-to-cross-slide toolpost for heavy turning and a cast-iron chip tray. Countershaft unit with a single-phase motor and a Dewhurst reversing switch. £375
Fobco floor-standing pillar drill with a No.1 Morse taper spindle. £375
Fly Press £75
Richmond Vertical and Horizontal Milling machine. Complete and equipped but long-term stored. This is a powerful yet not too large miller. Fitted with a machine vice and a collet chuck. £575 or offers.
For Sale: Colchester Student Mk.1 lathe 6.5" x 26" gap-bed and fitted with a full inch and metric screwcutting and feeds gearbox. The lathe has been standing unused for some time but is remarkably well preserved in original order and looks to need only a thorough clean. Fitted with a 3-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost , coolant, tailstock rotting centre, thread-dial indicator, travelling steady and complete with the essential chuck spanner. This is a workshop clearance and there may be additional parts for the Student available.
Harrison M300 Lathe Bed-mounted Capstan Attachment. £450 including VAT. Buyer to collect. For more details phone Tenga Engineering on: 01425-622567.
Lot of Engineering items comprising: unused ER32 NT Collet Chuck with 18 Collets; 2 Colchester travelling steadies (they look to be from a Student or Master); 8" 3-Jaw Chuck on a D1-4 Camlock backplate; 3 Quick Change Toolholders; Colchester bed Stop and lathe backplate; hardened & ground Rods. £140 including VAT. Buyer to arrange collection. Please phone Tenga Engineering on: 01425-622567 (New Milton)
For Sale: An immaculate, one user-from-new Myford Super 7PXF lathe 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared, screwcutting, spindle clutch and power cross feed. Mounted on the maker's cabinat stand with levelling blocks and a deep chip tray.
Emco FB2 Vertical Milling Machine mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with the optional large chip tray. Table 630 mm x 150 mm with engraved rulers on both axes; 380 mm of longitudinal travel, 140 mm in traverse and 370 mm clearance between the spindle nose and table. 6 all-geared spindle speeds from 120 to 2000 r.p.m. The No. Morse taper vertical head swivels through 350 degrees and has 40 mm of quill travel.
Wanted: Butler "Super Shaper" with an 18 to 24-inch ram stroke. Would also consider other makes of a similar size. Absolutely anything considered. Please phone: 01335-330158
For Sale: TOYO ML-210 Miniature Precision Lathe. In mint condition having had no more than 30 minutes use from new. Fully operational with its original box, tools, chuck key, Allen keys. Also included a selection of cutting tools (Axminster Power Tools own brand) and pack of shim sheets. Two small issues: a broken cable gland and original user manual has French text but a UK manual is available here. £650.00 plus delivery or buyer collects.
Rollo 6.5" x 30" all-geared headstock lathe with a full screwcutting gearbox and clutch control of the spindle. Made by Rollo Industries at the Barrmor Tool Works in Easdale, Scotland, the Roll 6.5-inch was a very heavily built, gap-bed lathe used in Army mobile workshops and manufactured until the mid 1950s. Fitted with a 3-jaw chuck, 4-way toolpost, faceplate and tailstock chuck, also inclued are a number of other items bar stock and cutting tools, etc. Compact and with a complete specification, drive comes from a motor, neatly contained within the cabinet base.
Myford Super 7 BPXF Metric Lathe 3.5" x 19" (a rare top-of-the-range version) in very careful, little used condition and comprehensively equipped with a range of accessories. Fitted with the latest Newton Tesla AV750 inverter controlling a 1.0 HP motor (protected by a swarf guard), a screw-cutting gearbox, power cross-feed, graduated leadscrew handwheel, saddle-locking lever and thread-dial indicator. The unblemished paintwork is a joy to behold.
WANTED: a Pittler C3 lathe in working order, either an 18" or 24" between centres. Ideally with it's original supplied equipment and the universal joint for automatic ball turning and power cross feed etc. I'm also looking for accessories for the Pittler B2.
WANTED: Hardinge HLV-H lathe in good condition and, if possible, with accessories - but anything considered. Willing to travel and pay a good price. Please phone: 07761-714337
Emco V10P Lathe with Powered Vertical Milling Head - still in the maker's well-preserved paint finish. 5" x 24", all-geared headstock, full screwcutting and feeds gearbox, power cross feed, T-slotted cross slide and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with storage. 6 speeds from 60 to 2500 r.p.m. driven from a single-phase, 2-speed motor. Complete with 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, rotating tailstock centre, graduated handle to the leadscrew end, faceplate, a good set of milling cutters, tailstock chuck and a copy of the makers; Operation, Maintenance Manual.
WANTED: Colchester Bantam Mk.1 or Mk.2 in really good condition, single or three-phase. A very good price is available for the right machine. Please let me know what you have. Phone: 0789-4859417
Vintage Lorch Precision Backgeared & Screwcutting Lathe. 4" x 24", mounted on the maker's stand with a robust, built-on countershaft and tumble reverse to the screwcutting drive. This high-quality lathe has survived in remarkably good condition with, unusually, all the nuts, bolts and screw heads unmolested. Details of similar Lorch lathes here and other Lorch lathes here
WANTED in working order with a T-slotted cross slide: a smaller, older lathe such as a Portass, Zyto, Drummond, EW, Faircut, Myford, Grayson, Mellor, Perfecto, Pools, Relm, Winfield, etc. Please phone: 01484-6633210
Set of three boxed, unused Mitutoyo micrometers: 0-25mm, 25-50mm and 50-75mm £250
Moore & Wright 1-inch micrometer; may be unused. £25 SOLD
Boxed set of Verdict test dial and accessories £25 SOLD
GKN Shardlow "Speedread" analogue-digital micrometer £20 SOLD
Myford threaded Burnerd 6-inch diameter, half-depth body 4-jaw independent chuck. Grubby but sound £95 SOLD
Warco "Super Major" Vertical Milling Machine - in virtually as-new condition having had very little use from new by one private owner.
Myford ML7B lathe 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and a spindle clutch. In good working order (it's been used for model engineering) and well equipped being fitted with an internally-threaded Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, Myford milling slide with the correct machine vice, a second small vice, faceplate, Myford angle plate, tailstock chuck, sets of reamers and drills 4-way and single toolposts, , Coventry die threading head, graduated handle to the leadscrew end, tailstock and a collection of turning tools.
Multico "Pro-Mex 5-in-1 Shopsmith" Multi-function Woodworker with a lathe, saw bench and planer. The unit works well - please see the photographs. This unit is a clone of the well-known American Shopsmith - of which full details can be found here
Warco 2B12 No.2 Morse taper drill in as-new condition. An excellent specification with a rack-and-pinion rise-and-fall T-slotted table and16 speeds from a low of 120 to a high of 2000 r.p.m. driven by a single-phase motor. This is a current model listed by Warco at £365. Offered at £230.
Centec Universal Vertical & Horizontal Milling Machine. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with cupboard storage and chip tray. In excellent condition with full horizontal and vertical capacity. 1-phase motor - though the original 3-phase motor is included so that a new owner can convert to variable-speed drive. The table retains its original choice of either screw and quick-action lever feed and included is a small rotary table. Details of Centec milling machines here
Emco Unimat 3 Lathe with Vertical Milling Attachment. This is the proper Austrian-built version, little used and complete with many valuable accessories.
Myford ML7 lathe in good condition and full working order - having being stored unused for several years. Still in its maker's paint finish, this ML7 is equipped with a late-type two-bolt-per-axis swivelling vertical slide, 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw chuck, faceplate with a set of clamps and the maker's special T-bolts, catchplate with dog, a set of screwcutting changewheels, thread-dial indicator, tailstock chuck, graduated leadscrew handwheel, the maker's deep chip tray with home-made raiser blocks, single-phase motor with a Dewhurst reversing switch and the Myford 7 Series Book
Dore Westbury Vertical Milling Machine in full working order, little-used over many years and mounted on a steel stand with chip tray. This highly versatile machine has a No.2 Morse taper head that can be moved up and down, in and out, tilted and swung on its vertical axis. Both fine and quick-action drilling feeds are provided. This is a particularly well-specified example with the epicyclic speed-reducing gearbox, a full cover over the front pulley, power-feed unit to the table and a micrometer dial on the fine down-feed control.
Myford Super 7BPXF Lathe in immaculate, lightly-used condition. Fitted with a screwcutting gearbox, spindle clutch, Power Cross Feed and mounted on a professionally-made stand. The lathe is well specified and fully equipped with a top-quality Newton-Tesla variable-speed drive unit, metric screwcutting conversion set, a large set of additional changewheels to extend the threading range of the gearbox, an E.R.
Warco Geared-head lathe Model 550. One private owner from new and little used. All-metric specification and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with cupboard storage, chip tray and a full-length splashback. Very well specified and thoroughly well equipped with coolant, screwcutting and the power sliding and cross feeds driven from a separate power shaft.
Emco "Unimat 3" Miniature Vertical Miller. Rarely found, this high-quality miniature vertical miller is ideal for small modelling work. Single-phase motor and equipped with a collet chuck with one collet. Unused for some time but in full working order.
Arrow Precision Plain-turning Bench Lathe - made in Japan. A very high-quality small lathe, the Arrow has a 3.5" centre height and takes around 15 inches between centres. Complete with a compound, screw-feed slide rest assembly, lever-action collet closer, a good set of collets, 4-way and rear toolposts and (not fitted) a 3-jaw Burnerd chuck.
For Sales: Cowells miniature precision lathe Model 60 with many extras and well as the standard topslide, set of screwcutting changewheels, auto-traverse kit, tailstock and the low-speed option. It is housed in a well-constructed wooden box with a top cover and four drawers for tools, etc. Fitted with a 3-jaw Pratt Burnerd chuck, 4-jaw chuck and key, vertical milling slide with machine vice and T-nuts, collet chuck with four collets.
A Prvomajska ALG-100 (Deckel clone) Universal Toolroom Milling Machine fitted with the essential universal tilting and angling table, the rigid plain table, both vertical and slotting heads, an indexing table with a 3-jaw chuck and centring vice and seven imperial collets and four metric collets. This miller works very well with only about 30 thou of backlash on the X-axis, and 15 thou on the Y.
Fobco Star Bench Drill in splendid condition. 1/2" drill chuck capacity and fitted with a single-phase motor and a halogen light unit.
Compound screw-feed T-slotted table - as new £175
Boxford 4-way toolposts - genuine maker's accessories £95 each
DECKEL KF12 3D Pantograph complete with the vital accessories, a range of valuable spare parts including Rough Milling Spindle Unit; (3031) Finish Milling Spindle Unit; (3015) Symmetrical Duplicating Attachment (mirror imaging application) to enable left or right-handed copies to be made from one master, for example, paired; (3012) Enlarging and Reducing Attachment; (3018) Angular Spindle Unit, with Angular Tracer Holder; (3014) Pattern Forming Attachment; (3210) two, Handwheel Reduction Gear Boxes, to enable sensitive table movement if heavy table loads; (3247) Angular Stylus Holde
Myford cabinet stand with chip tray
For Sale: A superb Jones & Shipman Model 540 Surface Grinder. In full working order but does need the motor mounts replacing. £950 Full details of Jones & Shipman 540 Surface grinders here. Also available, a Jones and Shipman wheel balancing stand. £150 Phone: 01443-203497 or 0797-9631404
Myford ML10 lathe 3.25" z 13" backgeared and screwcutting. Owned for twenty years and little very used. Fitted with Burnerd 3-jaw chuck, quick-change toolpost, late-type zeroing cross and top-slide micrometer dials, a micrometer dial on the end of the leadscrew, bed raiser blocks, chuck guard (not fitted) and a single-phase motor with a safety No-volt release push-button starter and Dewhurst reversing switch.
Tom Senior "Junior" Vertical & Horizontal Miller mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray. One of the very last manufactured and in immaculate condition. Complete with the maker's No.2 Morse taper vertical head, a 3-axis DRO system, all the equipment for horizontal milling - two horizontal cutter-holding arbors and the drop bracket - coolant equipment, 6-inch rotary table, machine vice, two separate and adjustable table clamps, halogen light unit and cutter guards.
Taig CNC Vertical Milling Machine. Supplied with a control box and, as the miller and box were imported from the USA, I am including the yellow 240/110-volt transformer show in the photographs. The bed is approximately 480mm long and the miller has been used mostly for projects involving plastic and wood. The table has always been protected by sacrificial boards leaving it in unmarked condition. The Taig has been unused for several years but is, of course, in full working order with all three axes working as expected under computer control.
Myford ML7B lathe 3.5" x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting.
This very versatile Chester MF42B lathe with a vertical milling head has been used since new in its present home workshop for light hobby use only. This machine is for a quick sale and must be collected by the buyer - it comes apart easily for transport. A bargain price as a quick sale is needed - just £375. The same machine is currently £1450.
For Sale: Dore Westbury vertical milling machine. Highly versatile, the No.2 Morse taper head can be moved in and out, swivelled, moved up and down and swung in an arc. The quill has both a fine and quick-action down-feed and comes with a Clarkson AutoLock chuck with Imperial collets, a Jacobs drill chuck and a selection of milling cutters. The table has inch graduated micrometer dials and a machine vice. This model is an early 3-speed version without the built-in epicyclical reduction gearing.
For Sale: a new, unused Mitutoyo Digital "Tube" Micrometer 1" - 2". This is the highly accurate Type “Digimatic” Model 395-352 reading to 0.00005” (0.001mm). The Case, key/spanner, instruction papers and outer sleeve are all present. New these are close to £400; offered at £195 Phone: 07702-363387
For Sale: a Hardinge High-Precision HCT Capstan lathe fitted with an Anilam Micro Wizard digital readout, threading attachment, a 5-inch 3-jaw chuck, 68 assorted 5C collets, two faceplates, a bed-mounted indexing carriage stop and numerous items of turret tooling. Details of Hardinge capstan production lathes here
I also have a 3-phase 6-inch Wolf Bench Grinder plus a selection of micrometers and small instruments if they are of interest. Phone: 07709-937178 or 01276-514930
Super Adept Lathe, a Myford Dividing Head and a J & S Machine Vice. The Super Adept is the better of the two models offered by adept and fitted with a proper compound slide rest. Power comes from a 12-volt supply that can be connected to a battery - or a car 12-volt battery charger. £295 Details of Adept lathes hereford Dividing Head with the two standard plates. In perfect condition and complete with the maker's instruction sheets. £325
Lorch LLK High-precision Plain-turning Lathe. 65 mm centre height by 275 mm between centres. This is the most up-to-date version of the 1960s Lorch lathes for fine optical and instrument work and in good working order. Lever-action tailstock, three-jaw self-centring chuck and backplate, collet drawbar and a new 1/4 h.p. single-phase motor and switchgear are included. The LLK has its motor mounted to the left of and slightly behind the headstock so that its V-pulley lines up with the neat countershaft held inside the lower part of the headstock casting.
Warco GH1322 geared-head lathe mounted on the maker's cabinet stand. A high-specification, ex-college machine with little use and fully equipped. 165mm centre height by 750mm between centres and with a hardened gap bed Fitted with a high-quality Siemens 1-phase to 3-phase inverter that gives infinitely variable speed drive - the standard speed range being 70-2000 r.p.m. The inverter allowing both slower and faster speeds and has been set up for soft-start (perfect for beginners as it's not a sudden sharp start) and torque band has also been set up for maximum power.
WABECO D4000 Bench-top lathe 100mm centre height and 350mm between centres and a 20mm spindle bore with a No.3 Morse taper. Overall size 950mm long, 400mm wide and 400mm high. In barely used, immaculate condition and comes with everything in the pictures. I have not used it for the last few months so moving parts have been greased as a rust prevention.
Myford 254S with hardened bed, mounted on the maker's cabinet stand and equipped with a Newton Tesla 1-phase to 3-phase infinitely variable-speed drive conversion fitted 12 months ago with 3/4 hp motor.
Denford-Myford Conect 121 CNC lathe with Denford automatic toolchanger. The original control system has stripped out ready for conversion to MACH or LinuxCNC, etc. This handy little lathe is based on the Myford ML10. A new control panel has been fitted ready for the next conversionand the Toolchanger converted to a stepper instead of DC motor. The packing plate needs finishing for height and toolchanger position. The lathe is believed to be ex-school (most of these were sold as training lathes) with very little signs of use.
Myford ML7 lathe for sale. 3.52 x 20" gap-bed, backgeared and screwcutting. In good working order with a single-phase motor, 3-jaw chuck, a Dickson-type quick-set toolpost with nine tool holders, a set of tipped turning tools, graduated handle to the leadscrew end, thread-dial indicator and a tailstock rotating centre. Also Ian Bradley's book on the Myford series 7. The bench shown is not included. The only reason for sale is that I've purchased a larger lathe, a Harrison M300.
For Sale: Sedgewick Model PT single-phase planer thicknesser. I have owned this machine from new, used it only for light hobby duties and it is, consequently, in first-class order. The PT thicknesser is a superb machine, from one of the very best UK makers of wood machinery and performs faultlessly. Ancillaries and the original maker's instructions are included. My workshop is on the first floor and will need a couple of strongish chaps to manoeuvre it down the workshop steps. A house move forces sale.
Sedgewick single-phase morticing machine together with a collection of chisels. The Sedgewick is a British-made machine of very high quality and has been mine from new. It has had only light hobby use, is in first-class order and is complete with all the original tool and operator's handbook. A house move forces sale. My workshop is on a first floor and the machine will need a couple of strong chaps to move it.
Smart and Brown "Model A" 4.5” x18” Toolroom lathe. This is an exceptionally rigid machine and in very nice condition. Accessories include a taper-turning attachment, 3 and 4-jaw chucks, travelling steady and a faceplate. The lathe is very heavy but the bed and base do separate quite easily. My wife and I moved it between us (but that was a while back....). A house move is the only reason for sale.
For Sale: Harrison Model 140 lathe 5.5" x 24" all-geared head, induction hardened bed and power cross feed. An ex-school machine bought by me, a toolmaker, from a college in good condition. It has had little use and been fully serviced by me. A gap-bed model, the gap has never been removed from new. The drive system has been transformed by the fitting of a new 3-phase motor and a 1-phase to 3-phase inverter that gives infinitely-variable speed drive (the original 3-phase switch gear is also included). Spindle speeds can be varied from 30 rpm to 1050 r.p.m.
SOLD for the asking price. a little-used, perfect-condition Hobbymat MD65 lathe with the maker's attached powered vertical milling attachment and the necessary T-slotted milling table. Single-phase electrics 240 volts. Centre height 65 mm, 300mm between centres, cross travel 80mm, Headstock MT2 bore 12 mm, tailstock No. 1 Morse taper. Speed range 250, 500, 1000 & 2000 rpm. Very well equipped with: collet chuck and metric collets sizes 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 mm.
For Sale: an "Ultra" (later BCA) miniature jib borer with a built-in rotary table. Mounted on an excellent metal stand with a large chip tray and cupboard storage. The jig borer is complete with a modern collet chuck, a set of ER collets, two toolmaker's machine vices, a height gauge and each of the table's three T-slots carries a long T-nut drilled with four tapped holes. The original maker's countershaft is intact and fitted with a single phase Brook "Gryphon" motor with a no-volt release safety push-button starter.
Wanted: for a South Bend R-type lathe (very similar to the common “Heavy Ten” a cross slide unit and the countershaft belt-tensioning arm, double-threaded link (one from almost any South Bend or Boxford would suit). Please phone: 01452-310751 The Model R can be seen low down on this page.
For Sale: Colchester Triumph 2000 lathe 7.5" x 50" long bed, mounted on the maker's stand with a full-length splashback and slide-out chip tray. Induction hardened and ground-finished bed with a detachable gap that allows work up to 23-inches (580 mm) to be swung. The spindle has D1-6" hardened spindle nose and runs in super-precision Gamet bearings. 16 spindle speeds from 25 to 2000 r.p.m.
For Sale: Myford Super 7B lathe 3.5" x 19" lathe. In superb condition with a gap-bed, backgeared, fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and mounted on the late-type maker's industrial stand with levelling blocks.
BCA High-precision Toolmaker's Vices, all hardened and ground finished. Width 57mm and opens 64mm wide. Unused condition £129 each including VAT and post - UK mainland. Only a few available. These vices were originally an accessory for the BCA miniature jig borer - details of these machines here http://www.lathes.co.uk/bca Phone: 01425-622567 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pittler Lathe with trapezoidal bed. Made in Leipsig, Germany. A classic vintage precision lathe mounted on the maker's "trumpet" stand with additional screwcutting changewheels, tailstock chuck, chisels and other tools included. Single-phase motor.
For Sale: Myford 254S on the maker's cabinet stand with a full-length splashback and running on 1-phase electrics. The "S" model of the 254 range was the much-improved version with an induction hardened bed, a full screwcutting and feeds gearbox and power sliding and cross feeds driven by a separate power-shaft - thus leaving the fully-enclosed leadscrew for screwcutting only. Used only for light work in an experimental workshop, the lathe is in perfect running order.
Dominion Heavy-duty Wood-turning Lathe Model AL. 6-inch centre height and with a 5-foot long bed. The bed has a gap in which material up to 24-inches in diameter can be turned using a bowl-turning attachment carried on the face of the bed. The motor-drive system is held within the headstock-end plinth for which a new belt and clips are included. 3-phase electrics - easily run from a phase converter. In good mechanical order and ready to use for serious wood-turning.
For Sale: Toyo ML1 high-precision miniature lathe, 50 mm centre height and 250 mm between centres. Japanese-made, this ingeniously designed and superbly constructed lathe is fitted with an integrated, self-contained single-phase motor drive system, three-jaw chuck, a set of collets, collet nose piece, swivelling top slide unit and a tailstock chuck. The rigidly supported carriage runs on three sets of ways: at the top and at both the front and back of the bed. Hardened spindle with a 12 mm bore. Little used from new and in perfect order.
Rishton Vertical Milling Machine and Co-ordinate Driller. A UK-made machine in superb order, with an unmarked table, having been used only for light model-engineering work. All-geared swivelling vertical head with speeds from 100 to 2000 r.p.m. and a No.2 Morse taper spindle under the control of both a fine-feed handwheel and a rapid-action drilling handle. Table 615 mm x 150 mm with 380 mm of longitudinal travel, 140 mm in traverse and 365 mm of travel on the vertical head. High-quality Brook Crompton Single-phase motor with no-volt release safety push-button starter.
For Sale: Dore Westbury Vertical Miller - for restoration. Fully functional, this versatile miller has been standing unused for many years and will need a thorough clean before use. The head has both a fine downfeed by worm and wheel gearing and a quick-action drilling lever. No.2 Morse taper spindle with a Myford thread on the end. 1-phase motor. £350. Details of Dore Westbury millers here. Also available a set of large Whitworth taps and dies. £45.
For Sale: Colchester Bantam lathe 5.635" x 23" geared-head lathe with screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on the maker's cabinet stand. Complete with two four-jaw independent chucks (one large, the other small) a 3-jaw "Tudor" chuck with face-reversible jaws, two fixed steadies, 4-wat toolpost, faceplate and a set of changewheels to extend the threading range of the gearbox. There may be other parts stored away in the workshop. The lathe has been standing unused for a considerable time and will need a thorough clean before use.
Lorch WW watchmakers' lathe with the rare and sought-after screw-cutting and tumble-reverse attachment.
- incomplete Myford ML7 lathe £350
- a superb Kennedy "Hexacut" bench hacksaw. Single-phase. £295
- UK-made "Progress" bench drill. Single-phase. £275
- Surface plate £125
- Myford saw-bench attachment £75
For Sale: a superb, late-model Centec 2A vertical and horizontal milling machine with, in place of the usual No.2 Morse spindle, a far superior one with a 30 International taper. Mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray and complete with the swivelling Mk.3 head with both fine downfeed by a handwheel and a quick action drilling lever. The great advantage of this head is that vertical of the spindle travel is along the axis of the cut. The table feed is by both a fine-feed screw and a lever for slotting work.
For Sale Myford Super 7BPXF lathe 3.5" x 19" gap-bed, backgeared, fitted with a screwcutting gearbox and power cross feed. In superb condition, mounted on the maker's stand with a deep chip tray and levelling blocks.
For Sale: George Adams Antique Lathe. 4.7" x 20" backgeared, screwcutting, gap bed and mounted on the maker's cast-iron stand with a matching wall-mounted countershaft unit with a high-quality single-phase motor by AEI. Complete with two 3-jaw chucks (one a vintage type), tailstock chuck and screwcutting changewheels. This lathe was almost certainly made in Germany by Ehrlich during the 1920s. Details of the George Adams lathes of this type here
For Sale: Excel "Pinnacle" Vertical Miller mounted on the maker's metal cabinet stand. A most useful compact but heavy-duty machine ideal for general vertical milling and accurate co-ordinate drilling. The quill is fitted with both a fine-feed handwheel working through worm and wheel gearing and a quick-action drilling capstan handle. No.3 Morse taper spindle with 12 speeds ranging from 90 to 2000 r.p.m. Imperial graduations to the table and spindle feed dials. Comes apart easily for transport.
For Sale: a superb Myford Super7BPXF Longbed lathe with HARDENED BED, screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on the maker's industrial cabinet stand with a full-length splashback. Two private model-engineering owners from new and in superb condition. Complete with a 3-jaw Burnerd chuck, the correct half-depth body 6-inch Burnerd 4-jaw chuck. Swivelling milling slide, standard milling slide, quick set toolpost and a selection of toolholders.
Boxford Model 280IS geared-head, screwcutting lathe with power cross feed manufactured in 2003.
Myford Super 7 Lathe in great original Condition.
3 Jaw P&B Chuck with Key High Speed Version
4 Jaw P&B Chuck with Key Standard
Myford Face Plate
Myford Drive Plate
Myford Travelling Steady
Myford Fixed Steady
MT2 Tailstock Chuck
Graduated handle to the leadscrew end
5 Phosphor Bronze Myford Drive dogs
Myford Stand with levelling feet
For Sale: a Viceroy Denford "Educator" Combination Wood and Metal Lathe Model "TDS 3/CM & WL" 5" x 24". A very useful dual-purpose lathe and a top-of-the-range version fitted with backgear for slow speeds and a bowl-turning attachment. Mounted on the maker's compact underdrive stand with a 3/4 h.p. single-phase motor. No.3 Morse taper tailstock. Complete with 3-jaw chuck, 4-jaw independent chuck, faceplate, tailstock chucks and a selection of metal-turning tools. The lathe is in full working order.
For Sale: Boxford Model C lathe 4.5" x 24" backgeared and screwcutting. Mounted on the maker's stand and complete with a 3-jaw chuck with both sets of jaws, 4-jaw independent chuck, a Soba quick-change toolpost with various holders, two faceplates, catchplate, set of screwcutting changewheels, tailstock chuck, tailstock rotating centre and a spare cross slide. I have the door to the cabinet - I removed it as it got the way and wanted to mount a quick off switch by my knee - and the metal cover for the belt drive.
FOR SALE – a genuine Model C7 Myford ML7 Capstan Lathe, mounted on the maker's cabinet stand with chip tray and levelling blocks and still in its maker's paint finish. Fitted with the correct instant speed-change Tri-leva speed selector headstock, the proper bed-mounted 6-station capstan unit that indexes automatically to each station; the Myford screw-operated cut-off slide and the lever-operated collet chuck. The cut-off slide is fitted with the standard toolposts but a ‘quick-change’ toolpost is also included that I have used in place of the standard front toolpost.
Hauser 200cm (8") High-Precision Micrometer-drum Precision Tilting Rotary Table. Very light use only in a jewellery toolroom. Contact Carl on 07788 568870. Can be collected from Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Phone: 07788-568870
For Sale: Jones & Shipman Precision Vertical Milling Machine. Single-phase motor and in full working order. £475. Would also consider an exchange - with cash either way - for something like a Centec, a small Tom Senior, or similar.
Boxford AUD Mk.2 4.5" x 24 backgeared (with single lever engagement), screwcutting gearbox, power cross feed and mounted on the maker's compact underdrive stand. This lathe has been in the hands of just one user from new and is in superb, lightly-used condition.