Emco Unimat 3 Lathe

Unimat 3 Motor

July 26, 2016 Nigel 1

Repairing a failed Unimat 3 Motor. 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 [more…]

unimat 3 converted to circular saw

Unimat 3 Circular Saw

July 26, 2016 Nigel 0

A review of the Unimat 3 Circular Saw. 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 [more…]

unimat 3 pillar drill and homemade pulleys

Unimat 3 Pillar Drill

April 10, 2016 Nigel 3

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

Emco Unimat 3 Lathe

Emco Unimat 3

March 31, 2016 Nigel 16

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