Original Dovetails

This shows the original dovetails, which are 45 degrees, versus the 55.5 degree angle on the Sherline. The Taig lathe bed is also wider, at 2.215" versus 1.75" for the Sherline. I didn't like the fact that the screw on the back pressed directly into the dovetail, even if it was made of brass. Bigger...
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