Category Archives: Owners Gallery

Father and Son: Jim and Luke Viar

From the father & son team of Jim and Luke Viar: "Just following up with a note.  We received our American Beauty.  Everything was perfectly shipped and arrived safely.  We unpacked it, ran the electric supply, and turned a few pieces.  Everything is absolutely flawless in operation.  My son, Luke, couldn't be happier nor could…
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Yes, they turn wood in South Korea too !

Mr. Euiho Kim is from South Korea and purchased a fully loaded long bed American Beauty.  We were able to arrange shipment at a reasonable price and he sent us this nice picture of himself in his well equipped workshop with some of his completed work.  Thank you Mr. Kim!
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A great note from Mathew Kraft

We got this great note from Mathew Kraft.  We have to admit, he looks pretty pumped up in his picture: "Thank you so much for making such a wonderful lathe!  I struggled mightily between a Oneway and an American Beauty.  After one session on this amazing tool, I have no doubt I made the right…
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Ken Thrun, Retired patternmaker & model maker

My first lathe was a Delta mini lathe. The when I wanted something a little larger, I acquired an old Delta Rockwell lathe from a high school that closed their industrial arts department. After many years of struggling with that 1960 vintage lathe I knew I needed to upgrade. A member in my woodturning club…
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