Introduction: DIY Homemade Mini Wood Lathe With Drill Hand Tools

Homemade Mini Wood Lathe with Drill Hand Tools very easy and cheap.

You can show step by step how to make a mini lathe using a power drill. I turn a few pieces and then make a small tool handle.


MaxJanssen made it! (author)2015-05-20

My son wanted a Harry Potter wand. So I thought.. I have to build my own lathe. Using your and some other ibles as example, adding some modifications and ideas of my own, I created this construction. It works great as you can see. This wand was my second try. Thanks for the inspiration.

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MaxJanssen (author)MaxJanssen2015-05-20

Here is an overview picture of the lathe with my first test piece.

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FlorinJ (author)MaxJanssen2015-10-15

:-D Give a man an electric drill, and there's no limit of what he can achieve ...

sparus (author)2015-03-05

watch out for your fingers!

cmackenzie2 (author)2014-12-14

this is genius I will be making one asap great thinking

smithy101 (author)2014-12-11

I had this same idea but wasn't sure it would work nice job though I'll be trying it myself soon

seamster (author)2014-12-10

Nice ideas, thanks!