Green Jet Lathe Cost Breakdown

The green jet metal lathe was a donation to Quelab in 2015. Though in good condition, it needed upgraded to meet Quelab safety standards, as well as tooling & other miscellaneous repair parts. Below is the text of an email sent from Eric Lee to the Board of Directors, giving a breakdown of the upgrade & tooling costs.

Date: June 18, 2016
To: Quelab Board
From: Eric R. Lee

Subject: Expense report - Restoration of Jet Lathe owned by Quelab

Safety Enhancements

Item Vendor Cost
Emergency Stop Switch Allied Electronics $97.40
Magnetic Switch (anti hot-start) Grizzly Industrial $104.94
Power cord Home Depot $34.20
Male 110 VAC power connector Home Depot $4.98
Female 110 VAC power connector Home Depot $7.96
Green Spray paint (belt shield) Home Depot $3.76
Sales Tax (Home Depot) Home Depot $3.66
Plywood (lathe stand, lower shelf) Home Depot $17.08
Sales Tax (Home Depot) Home Depot $1.23
Self-ejecting lathe chuck wrench Amazon $15.74
Tooling Vendor Cost
Quick change tool post Shars $114.95
Bull nose live center Shars $44.06
Taper nose live center Shars $28.95
Keyless drill chuck Shars $53.95
Drill chuck MT2 shank Shars $4.95
Cut off blade Shars $6.75
Shipping (Shars order) Shars $26.75
Total $571.31