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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. 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
  3. 18. Turning a Metal Bowl (00:20:01)

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

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

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

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

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

  6. 21. Delta Midi Lathe (01:17)

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

  7. 22. Easy Wood Lathe Techniques (06:49)

    Improve your wood turning with these simple tips for using your lathe.

  8. 23. 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
  9. 24. Lathe: Sharpening Knives

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

  10. 25. Sizing the Birdhouse Top (04:47)

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

  11. 27. Completing the Birdhouse (04:15)

    Dave Hout carves a perch and completes the birdhouse project.

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

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

  13. 29. 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
  14. 30. 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

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