Lathe with Ballast Box and Trestle Legs

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Free Woodworking Plans to Build a Lathe with Ballast Box and Trestle Legs.
About a month ago, I picked up a Jet 1642 EVS 1 1/2 HP lathe. Since I am primarily a bowl turner, I wanted to raise the lathe up to a more comfortable height. And while the Jet 1642 does weigh 435 lbs by itself, (IMHO) a ballast box for adding some weight would only improve its performance. Information is copyright of its respective owners.