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Top 31 Lathes Projects

  1. 1. Mini Lathe Up Close (00:02:38)

    See a 12" mini lathe in action in this extreme close-up view.

  2. 2. Powermatic 3520-B Lathe (02:39)

    If you are serious about wood turning; check out this machine!

  3. 3. Designing a Wood Birdhouse (04:59)

    Combine the wonders of nature with woodturning by building a wonderful birdhouse

  4. 4. Mini Lathe in Slo-Mo (00:00:34)

    A 30-second slow-motion demonstration of a mini lathe at work.

  5. 5. Turning a Metal Bowl (00:20:01)

    Dave demos the unique art of metal spinning on a wood lathe for this bowl.

  6. 6. Council Tool Form-a-Nator (03:32)

    We tour the Council Tool factory, where these sledgehammers are made.

  7. 7. How To Make Decorative Bottle Stoppers

    Learn how to make beautiful bottle stoppers using this woodworker's lathe technique.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 8. All About Wood (20:00)

    In this episode, host Chris Grundy checks out lathes, saws and sanders.

  9. 9. How to Turn a Natural-Edge Bowl

    Master wood turner Lowell Converse demonstrates how to turn a natural edge bowl on a lathe to make a stunning piece of art.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 10. Barna Mill (01:36)

    Here's a look at the process of milling logs at Barna Mill.

  11. 11. Midi Lathe (01:13)

    Delta's midsize lathe can handle just about any woodworking project.

  12. 12. Rolling Pin (00:20:00)

    Dave demos the method of turning a rolling pin from a block of glued woods.

  13. 13. Creating the Birdhouse Bottom (06:01)

    Dave Hout shows how to create the bottom of this simple birdhouse.

  14. 14. Completing the Birdhouse (04:15)

    Dave Hout carves a perch and completes the birdhouse project.

  15. 15. How to use a Lathe

    For cutting, shaping and shearing wood, a lathe can't be beat. Lathes are used to create cylinders and round furniture legs and also to...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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