Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - lathe - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:34:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ultimate Drill Press Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Drill-Press-Table/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 09:09:51 PDT
Lathe Attachment for Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Attachement-for-Drill-Press/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2009 22:10:00 PST
Mini Wood Lathe using scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Wood-Lathe-Using-Scrap-Wood/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 19:10:50 PDT
Drill Press Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Lathe/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2008 11:55:48 PST
Homemade Woodworking Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Woodworking-Lathe/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:49:22 PST
Wood Turning Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-Tool/
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:47:38 PST
Build Your Own (metalworking) Lathe - Part I http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-metalworking-Lathe---Part-I/
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Tue, 13 Sep 2005 18:12:44 PDT
DIY Sanding Cord - for Wood Turners http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-sanding-cord-for-wood-turners/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 17:15:04 PDT
Mini Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Wood-Lathe/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:13:59 PDT
DIY Lathe add ons http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-tools-on-the-cheap/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 10:21:31 PDT
Making Your Own Branding Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Your-Own-Branding-Iron/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:51:08 PST
Air Engine (Updated 1/25/09) http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Engine/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2008 18:09:06 PST
Lathe-Mounted Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Mounted-Disc-Sander/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 14:53:35 PST
Shop cheats: Quick threaded arbors http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Quick-threaded-arbors/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 23:44:25 PST
Dynamic Motor Balancing - with Sugru and an iPhone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dynamic-Motor-Balancing-with-Sugru-and-an-iPhone/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:19:36 PDT
Dremel tool post grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-tool-post-grinder/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:16:55 PDT
Building A Viking Pole Lathe Without Using Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Viking-Pole-Lathe-Without-Using-Power/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:45:26 PDT
How to make a Tiny Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Tiny-Hammer/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 05:41:41 PST
Pocket Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Lathe/
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Sat, 29 Oct 2011 19:35:44 PDT
Bench Lathe 3 in 1 (Lathe - Sander - Grinder/Sharpener) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Lathe-3-in-1-Lathe-Sander-GrinderSharp/
Bench Lathe 3 in 1 (Lathe - Sander - Grinder/Sharpener) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/2JC2/G8QJNLY2/FXU2JC2G8QJNLY2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/2JC2/G8QJNLY2/FXU2JC2G8QJNLY2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/2JC2/G8QJNLY2/FXU2JC2G8QJNLY2.SMALL.jpg Steliart - Stelios LA Stavrinides Introduction:   When I submitted my instructable "The smallest workshop in the world" a lathe latter addition was presented as an add-on idea to the tool bench, after someone asked me... "Where is the lathe?" At first I did a quick sketch lathe idea using a power drill for motor, just to show ...
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Tue, 4 May 2010 04:39:27 PDT
100% Homemade Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Homemade-Lathe/
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Thu, 20 Sep 2007 17:51:19 PDT
No Lathe, No Milling Machine, No Problem http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Lathe-No-Milling-Machine-No-Problem/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2010 03:48:18 PST
Make your own Lathe from other peoples rubbish http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Lathe-from-other-peoples-rubbish/
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Wed, 30 Sep 2009 11:04:46 PDT