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Treadle Lathe

From the Collection of Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Inc Vincents Road Maldon Victoria

Description
Treadle lath for metal turning.
Some brass accessories for metal working are laid out on a timber bench attached to the back of the lathe.
Painted gunmetal grey and mounted on a black wooden platform for display purposes.
Size
L 165 x W 77 x H 135 cm
Object Registration
VMVM 90
Keywords
machinery; tools; metalwork
Historical information
The first metal working machine used by David & James Thompson in 1878.
Brought by ship by David Thompson who used it on the journey to make working models.
When Made
Post 1875
Significance
The first machine used by David & James Thompson in their engineering section.
Inscriptions & Markings
None
Last updated
10 Jun 2017 at 4:14PM