Luther Pedal Grinder
Made by Luther Grinder Mfg Co., Milwaukee, the Hummer No. 271, Model G. Early 20th c. The grinder works very well and pedals extremely easily. The seat bracket has both vertical and horizontal adjustment to accomodate a great variation in human leg length. There is a large weld at the point of attachment of the right crank and only one tool rest is present.
close up Only one tool rest is present, but it can be quickly moved to either stone and secured with a wing nut.
size comparison with the Barnes No. 5 lathe.
The stones are in good condition, coarse on the left and very fine on the right
left side view The well designed frame is rock solid when pedaling
the 6" stones have a 1" hole. The shaft is 1/2".
The arbor rotates horizontally to any angle . I didn't see the value in this until I sharpened a long handled lathe tool tonight and the handle was hitting my thigh as I pedaled.
Price: $125 buyer must pick up
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