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I finally made the mounting plates for my 8mm Levin and set it up with digital indicators on the X and Y axis that I can zero out. I milled slots in the plates allowing me to adjust the lathe and motor positions to allow different pulley sizes and keep the correct tension on the belts. I’m using O rings for the belts making for quieter operation.

Here’s the base – it’s just a wooden carving board.

I used small O rings where ever I could to further reduce vibrations.

Here’s the motor attached to the mounting plate.

Motor mounted: