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Top 31 Lathes Projects

  1. 16. 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...

  2. 17. Rolling Pin (00:20:00)

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

  3. 18. 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:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 19. 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...

  5. 20. Sizing the Birdhouse Top (04:47)

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

  6. 21. Multi-Tool Basics

    A multi-tool may be the answer for your small shop problem. Here, DIY Network experts explain how a multi-tool works.

  7. 22. Completing the Birdhouse (04:15)

    Dave Hout carves a perch and completes the birdhouse project.

  8. 23. Designing a Wood Birdhouse (04:59)

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

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

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

  10. 25. Grizzly Hobby Lathe (01:08)

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

  11. 26. Threaded Box (00:20:00)

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

  12. 27. Barna Mill (01:36)

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

  13. 28. Turned Wood Bowl - Part 1 (03:26)

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

  14. 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
  15. 30. How to Make a Desktop Clock

    Lathe users find the tool useful in making bowls, furniture and parts for furniture. But the lathe can also be used to make intricate c...

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

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