Mods and Projects



A Better Minilathe Timing Belt by John Manhardt
A Better Minilathe Timing Belt

15 pages - 0.9Mb pdf document
© 2018 John Manhardt

My Cut Knurling Adventure by John Manhardt
My Cut Knurling Adventure

23 pages - 1,4Mb pdf document
© 2018 John Manhardt


A Quick Change Lathe Turret by John Manhardt
A Quick Change Lathe Turret

28 pages - 1,3Mb pdf document
© 2015 John Manhardt

A Small Dividing Head by John Manhardt
A Small Dividing Head

74 pages - 1,8Mb pdf document
© 2014 John Manhardt


Troubleshooting the mini-lathe variable speed drive
Troubleshooting the mini lathe variable speed drive

9 pages - 0,3Mb pdf document
© 2004 Little Machine Shop

Rebuilding the asian 9x20 lathe
Rebuilding the asian 9x20 lathe

55 pages - 2,5Mb pdf document
© 2005 Cletus Berkeley


Tricking out the asian 9x20 lathe
Tricking out the asian 9x20 lathe

48 pages - 2,8Mb pdf document
© 2005 Cletus Berkeley

DC motor variable speed modification for 9x20 lathe
DC motor variable speed modification for 9x20 lathe

9 pages - 0,8Mb pdf document
© 2005 Cletus Berkeley


Sieg X3 mill cnc retrofit
Retrofitting the X-3 mill (1)

4 pages - 1,3Mb pdf document
© 2004 Model Engineer Workshop
from ArcEurotrade

Sieg X3 mill cnc retrofit
Retrofitting the X-3 mill (2)

6 pages - 2,3Mb pdf document
© 2004 Model Engineer Workshop
from ArcEurotrade


Sieg X3 mill cnc retrofit
Retrofitting the X-3 mill (3)

7 pages - 3,0Mb pdf document
© 2005 Model Engineer Workshop
from ArcEurotrade

Cross slide nut modification for 7x lathe
Cross slide nut modification for mini lathe

2 pages - 0,1Mb pdf document
© John Guenther
compiled by Larry MacPherson