Wood Turning on Unimat 3

January 12, 2019 Nigel 0

My wood turning technique will horrify the professional and amateur wood turners alike. However, having never had a lesson and starting with an Emco Unimat 3 when I was 11 years old I’ve developed a [more…]

Unimat 3 Motor

July 26, 2016 Nigel 1

The weakness with the original Unimat 3 was the motor. It was designed to have a continuous rating of just 8 to 10 minutes and would get very very hot – too hot to touch [more…]

Unimat 3 Circular Saw

July 26, 2016 Nigel 0

The Emco Unimat 3 had a great circular saw attachment. The real benefit of this was the precision with which you can strip and machine wood for model making purposes. The only downside is the [more…]

Unimat 3 Pillar Drill

April 10, 2016 Nigel 1

I really want a small pillar drill that is available for use on a regular basis. I have a Unimat 3 lathe/mill, but whenever I want to use it as a drill it is normally [more…]

Emco Unimat 3

March 31, 2016 Nigel 12

I’ve been using this Emco Unimat 3 lathe for the past 32 years and thought it was about time I reviewed it. This is what I learnt to turn on and all those years on [more…]