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Top 31 Lathes Projects

  1. 16. Midi Lathe (01:13)

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

  2. 17. Threaded Box (00:20:00)

    Learn how to turn a small box with a threaded lid on a mini-lathe.

  3. 19. Powermatic 3520-B Lathe (02:39)

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

  4. 20. 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
  5. 21. Turned Wood Bowl - Part 1 (03:26)

    Dave Hout explains the lathe & basic tools for beginning wood turning.

  6. 22. All About Wood (20:00)

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

  7. 23. Delta Midi Lathe (01:17)

    A 12-1/2-swing midi lathe costs about $500 and lets you turn bigger bowls.

  8. 24. Sizing the Birdhouse Top (04:47)

    The top of the birdhouse takes shape as it is hollowed out on the lathe.

  9. 25. Use a Brake Lathe to Smooth Brake Rotors

    Smoothing brake rotors can be a DIY job. Automotive repair instructor Claude Whitaker demonstrates the use of a brake lathe to smooth b...

  10. 26. Creating the Birdhouse Bottom (06:01)

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

  11. 27. 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
  12. 28. Lathe: Sharpening Knives

    Host David Thiel and master wood turner Lowell Converse demonstrate the proper technique for sharpening knives used with the lathe.

  13. 29. Transformers (20:00)

    Chris Grundy checks out tools that transform shapes according to the job.

  14. 30. Goblet With Captive Ring (00:20:00)

    Dave transforms a block of solid cherry into a goblet with a captive ring.

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