If you want to spend less time measuring and more time cutting and shaping a piece on your LeBlond RKL series manual lathe, consider the Acu-Rite Digital Readout as an essential accessory to your new machine purchase.
Month: August 2013
Learn About a Quick Change Tool Post on a New LeBlond Lathe
Learn more about a quick change tool post and why you need one for your new manual lathe in our brand spanking new video post.
Machine Tools: U.S. Orders Drop 5.8% in June
U.S. machine tool orders fell 5.8% last June, but experts insist that the industry remains healthy.
Video: Grandson Running a LeBlond Regal Lathe
Larry is a retired machinist living in West Virginia. He recently shot some video of his grandson running a classic LeBlond Regal lathe. Click thru to the post to see Larry’s grandson working on a little steam engine.
History of K.O. Lee (Part 2)
In part two of our series on the history of K.O. Lee, we cover the period from before World War II to the sale of the company to LeBlond Ltd. in 2008.
Manual Lathes: The LeBlond RKL Series
If you’re in the market for a new manual lathe, consider the varying headstock gear ranges on the LeBlond RKL series. They are solid machines that can handle both rough cutting and surface finish work.
LeBlond Pre-Owned Lathes
If you own a LeBlond Regal lathe and have excess production capacity, LeBlond Ltd. is looking to acquire Regals that are in “good to excellent condition.”
History of K.O. Lee (Part One)
He (or she) who knows the past of K.O. Lee knows the future of machine tools! Part 1 in a post on the history of the K.O. Lee company.
K.O. Lee Surface Grinder: Hydraulic Control Valve Settings
If the table on your K.O. Lee Surface Grinder is not moving smoothly, you may need to troubleshoot the hydraulic control valve settings.