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Top 31 Lathes Projects

  1. 16. Grizzly Hobby Lathe (01:08)

    The Grizzly Hobby Lathe can turn a power drill into a mini lathe.

  2. 17. Sizing the Birdhouse Top (04:47)

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

  3. 18. Turned Wood Bowl - Part 1 (03:26)

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

  4. 19. Shop Multipurpose Tool

    DIY Network shows how the homeowners and workshop enthusiasts can use the shop multi-tool. See how this multipurpose tool's attachments...

  5. 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
  6. 21. Threaded Box (00:20:00)

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

  7. 22. Mini Lathe Up Close (00:02:38)

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

  8. 23. Goblet With Captive Ring (00:20:00)

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

  9. 24. 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. 25. Barna Mill (01:36)

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

  11. 26. Delta Midi Lathe (01:17)

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

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

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

  13. 29. How to Make a Bottle Stopper

    If you know how to turn wood on a lathe, you can have hours of fun in your workshop. Use a lathe or a mini-lathe to transform raw mater...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  14. 30. Lighted Facemask

    DIY shares how efficient a lighted facemask can be compared to other types of face protection.

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