The Heavy Lifting begins


Now comes the heavy lifting!  Times like this are when you know you have good friends.  Alan Jackson and his friend George came to my rescue and were able to brute-force the mother up to it's home.   Their hard work was rewarded with a great Mexican dinner at a nearby restaurant
The Heavy Lifting begins
Lathe P2

The stairs await…


This is the first big obstacle to get the lathe to it's home.
The stairs await…
Lathe P2

Secured to the dolly


It is an awkward load - hard to find a place to get a grip. Strapping to the dolly on the shipping plywood did the trick.
Secured to the dolly
Lathe P2

The first steps of a long journey


The first steps of a long journey
Lathe P2

The final push


One last push - to get the lathe up onto the table. Thinking now I should have rented an engine hoist or the like...
The final push
Lathe P2

Job Done!


Nothing like a cold beer after a tough job on a hot day - Thank you Mr. Jackson!
Job Done!
Lathe P2