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Top 31 Lathes Projects

  1. 16. 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
  2. 17. All About Wood (20:00)

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

  3. 18. Mini Lathe Up Close (00:02:38)

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

  4. 19. 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.

  5. 20. Lathe: Sharpening Knives

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

  6. 21. 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
  7. 22. Lighted Facemask

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

  8. 23. Grizzly Hobby Lathe (01:08)

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

  9. 25. Creating the Birdhouse Bottom (06:01)

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

  10. 26. Completing the Birdhouse (04:15)

    Dave Hout carves a perch and completes the birdhouse project.

  11. 27. Designing a Wood Birdhouse (04:59)

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

  12. 28. 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:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 29. Turning a Metal Bowl (00:20:01)

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

  14. 30. Delta Midi Lathe (01:17)

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

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