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This tutorial is pt 1. the quick version of how to build a potters wheel using parts from the scrap pile and parts from a $10 treadmill. I've search...
I'll try to remember everything, it's been a while. If I forget something, I'm sure whatever it is will show up in a later step. Materials: Woo...
Ok, I forgot to take pictures of this whole step in progress, but I will try to make sense of it somehow. First, I turned 3 legs out of laminated 3/4...
Ok, now you need to get busy and disassemble your treadmill and salvage any usable parts which could help with this project. You might find some thin...
Ok, this treadmill motor with the plate and all the extra parts weighed about 60-(what seemed like)100lbs. I'm a big dude, and this crap was heavy ma...
I left the pulley that was already attached to the motor shaft and used another pulley I salvaged from the treadmill for the pulley attached to the wh...
This should have been the easy part, but it turned out to be the biggest ordeal. I think because I made it too complicated. If you have an option, j...
Ok, this was the real kick in the ass. I suck at electronics, so this made my brain smoke! The first thing I learned was that I could never find a w...
In the end you'll wan to first, protect the wood with some type of finish that is water proof and durable. Epoxy resin etc.. Also, you'll want to wa...
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Homemade Pottery Wheel by keroberson
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