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Top 31 Lathes Projects

  1. 16. Designing a Wood Birdhouse (04:59)

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

  2. 17. Creating the Birdhouse Bottom (06:01)

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

  3. 18. Grizzly Hobby Lathe (01:08)

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

  4. 19. Completing the Birdhouse (04:15)

    Dave Hout carves a perch and completes the birdhouse project.

  5. 20. Midi Lathe (01:13)

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

  6. 21. Transformers (20:00)

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

  7. 22. 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.

  8. 23. All About Wood (20:00)

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

  9. 24. 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
  10. 25. 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...

  11. 26. Lathe: Sharpening Knives

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

  12. 27. Mini Lathe Up Close (00:02:38)

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

  13. 28. Threaded Box (00:20:00)

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

  14. 29. Mini Lathe in Slo-Mo (00:00:34)

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

  15. 30. Sizing the Birdhouse Top (04:47)

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

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