Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - lathe - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:21:16 PST BLOX v1.01 Wizard of Oz Nutcrackers http://www.instructables.com/id/Wizard-of-Oz-Nutcrackers/
Wizard of Oz Nutcrackers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ELLZ/IZ6C1JC9/FX1ELLZIZ6C1JC9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ELLZ/IZ6C1JC9/FX1ELLZIZ6C1JC9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ELLZ/IZ6C1JC9/FX1ELLZIZ6C1JC9.SMALL.jpg Bruceputman My wife has watched the Wizard of Oz since she was a little girl, so I thought why not make the Wizard of Oz Nutcrackers for Christmas.. As stated in my instructable on the Bride and Groom Nutcracker, I started in 2014 with the Grinch and 3 other Nutcrackers. So 2015 was the year of the Wizard of Oz...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:55:28 PST
Wood Turner From Junk Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turner-From-Junk-Parts/
Wood Turner From Junk Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/FL0Q/IZ6BJ8NI/F5VFL0QIZ6BJ8NI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/FL0Q/IZ6BJ8NI/F5VFL0QIZ6BJ8NI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/FL0Q/IZ6BJ8NI/F5VFL0QIZ6BJ8NI.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker Hello again fellow builders!This Instructable is how to make a mini wood turner from junk parts i had in the shop. All of the parts are really easy to find with minimal financial investment. I hope to use this to make some custom ink pens, pencils, and stylus after some practice. Parts and tools u...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:31:25 PST
Making a Turned-Off-Center Door Stop http://www.instructables.com/id/Turned-Off-Center-Door-Stop/
Making a Turned-Off-Center Door Stop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/5VL2/IZ6BIB5S/F3W5VL2IZ6BIB5S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/5VL2/IZ6BIB5S/F3W5VL2IZ6BIB5S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/5VL2/IZ6BIB5S/F3W5VL2IZ6BIB5S.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig For whatever reason, I decided to create a door stop. Perhaps it’s a result of a subconscious longing for spring, when we can prop our doors open without getting snow in the house, or suffering flies that come with summer. Compound this with that I, like many, often find myself searching for n...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:56:00 PST
Creating A Natural Bark Edge Wooden Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-Natural-Bark-Edge-Wooden-Bowl/
Creating A Natural Bark Edge Wooden Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/INV4/IYOQCBWE/FHAINV4IYOQCBWE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/INV4/IYOQCBWE/FHAINV4IYOQCBWE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/INV4/IYOQCBWE/FHAINV4IYOQCBWE.SMALL.jpg WelchWoodWorks In this Instructable I will detail out my process of making a natural bark edge bowl. The result of this process is a turned wooden bowl with the bark on the rim...if I ever make a mistake in the process or the bark is naturally loose and comes off...it's just a natural edge bowl -- still very cool...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2017 20:05:41 PST
Hat rack bowling pin http://www.instructables.com/id/Hat-and-Necklace-Rack/
Hat rack bowling pin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/THZL/IYGFM37T/FB2THZLIYGFM37T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/THZL/IYGFM37T/FB2THZLIYGFM37T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/THZL/IYGFM37T/FB2THZLIYGFM37T.SMALL.jpg Batmantwo This was a project I made with my grandad and this was fun but if I did it again I wouldn't use iron bark just because it was so hard to turn but I used what was just lying around we got it done thanks to hours of sharpening the turning tools and persistance of my grandad and me and we finally fini...
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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 04:31:40 PST
Bride and Groom Nut Crackers. 1/7/17 Wedding http://www.instructables.com/id/Bride-and-Groom-Nut-Crackers-1717-Wedding/
Bride and Groom Nut Crackers. 1/7/17 Wedding - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/JREA/IY4QRP2E/FZBJREAIY4QRP2E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/JREA/IY4QRP2E/FZBJREAIY4QRP2E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/JREA/IY4QRP2E/FZBJREAIY4QRP2E.SMALL.jpg Bruceputman I started making Nut Crackers a few years ago when I could not find a Grinch Nut Cracker for sell. I created 4 in 2014, and in 2015 created Wizard of Oz Nut Crackers... This year was special as my oldest son was getting married on 1/7/17 so I thought I would create Bride and Groom Nut Crackers. Tu...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:02:43 PST
Turning a Corian Pen | How To http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Corian-Pen-How-To/
Turning a Corian Pen | How To - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/S40J/IXUQ52SD/FTMS40JIXUQ52SD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/S40J/IXUQ52SD/FTMS40JIXUQ52SD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/S40J/IXUQ52SD/FTMS40JIXUQ52SD.SMALL.jpg mlawing I've been turning pens for a few months and can't get enough of it. I'm also a big proponent of up-cycling and reclaiming - using things that might otherwise be discarded or have a low perceived value and turn them (oops, it's a pun!) into something more valuable. The manufacturing process for Coria...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:49:36 PST
Epoxy Wire Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Epoxy-Wire-Bowl/
Epoxy Wire Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/VON5/IXQG1FMX/F4BVON5IXQG1FMX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/VON5/IXQG1FMX/F4BVON5IXQG1FMX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/VON5/IXQG1FMX/F4BVON5IXQG1FMX.SMALL.jpg JackmanWorks This bowl is a wedding present for my sister and brother-in-law. The base of this bowl is made from spalted beech from a fallen branch off of a 120 year old beech tree that was saved from the fire wood pile. I had a busted ethernet cable that I ripped open and embedded in a two-part epoxy (he is an ...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:14:37 PST
How to turning a Pepper Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turning-a-Pepper-Mill/
How to turning a Pepper Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/YTN0/IXGFQ9V4/FUVYTN0IXGFQ9V4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/YTN0/IXGFQ9V4/FUVYTN0IXGFQ9V4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/YTN0/IXGFQ9V4/FUVYTN0IXGFQ9V4.SMALL.jpg Paoson Woodwork In this instructable I will make a pepper mill to go with the bowl I made a few days ago.I will use this piece of olive wood and this mechanism I found in a local shop.You will find more info in my web: www.paoson.comVideo: Turning After marking the centers, I place the olive on the lathe. I star...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 03:08:48 PST
Turning an Olive Wood Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-an-Olive-Wood-Bowl/
Turning an Olive Wood Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/FIGL/IXAPYD6V/FC6FIGLIXAPYD6V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/FIGL/IXAPYD6V/FC6FIGLIXAPYD6V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/FIGL/IXAPYD6V/FC6FIGLIXAPYD6V.SMALL.jpg Paoson Woodwork I'm going to turn a bowl using my lathe equipped with an adjustable chuck, as well as the table saw. For that I will use these pieces of olive wood obtained from Mediterranean olive trees, which are pruned yearly.On my website you will find more information: www.paoson.comVideo: Glue and Cut Firs...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 13:59:39 PST
How to Make an Oak Slab Coffee Table for £20! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Oak-Slab-Coffee-Table-for-20/
How to Make an Oak Slab Coffee Table for £20! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/H2O8/IX6FXFS2/FQJH2O8IX6FXFS2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/H2O8/IX6FXFS2/FQJH2O8IX6FXFS2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/H2O8/IX6FXFS2/FQJH2O8IX6FXFS2.SMALL.jpg baneling-bust In this tutorial I am showing you how to make a small coffee table from a large slab of oak.This is my first piece of furniture that I have ever made so I hope that you enjoy it! I made this table as a Christmas gift for my mum and she loved it.All of the wood that I used to make this table was eith...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 04:40:50 PST
Make It - Wooden Light Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-It-Wooden-Light-Bulb/
Make It - Wooden Light Bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/AQCX/IX0PU3AV/F5DAQCXIX0PU3AV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/AQCX/IX0PU3AV/F5DAQCXIX0PU3AV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/AQCX/IX0PU3AV/F5DAQCXIX0PU3AV.SMALL.jpg dpmakestuff Just a bit of holiday fun on the lathe!Made with Padauk and Maple scraps, turned on my mini lathe.If you'd rather just watch it come to life, please check out the build video below! Subscribe if you feel so inclined! Prepare the Blank I raided my scrap box and picked out a piece of Maple and a ...
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:35:55 PST
D.I.Y Hardwood Aquarium Stand/Surround http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Hardwood-Fish-Tank-Standsurround/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 10:23:31 PST
From Firewood Log to Bowl (First Woodturning Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Firewood-Log-to-Bowl-First-Woodturning-Projec/
From Firewood Log to Bowl (First Woodturning Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SMALL.jpg craftedworkshop I turned this chunk of firewood log into my first bowl on the lathe. This is my first ever woodturning project, and most certainly won’t be my last. Turning is one of the most rewarding woodworking skills I’ve learned thus far, and now every log I see seems to contain a hidden bowl. To see this proc...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:49:14 PST
Christmas Ornament, Inside Out Turning http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Ornament-Inside-Out-Turning/
Christmas Ornament, Inside Out Turning - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/VXEE/IUSLZAET/FD9VXEEIUSLZAET.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/VXEE/IUSLZAET/FD9VXEEIUSLZAET.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/VXEE/IUSLZAET/FD9VXEEIUSLZAET.SMALL.jpg Big Nick 1967 As the silly season is almost upon us , I thought it wood be a go idea to try my hand at turning an ornament on the lathe .Starting by ripping down some scrap pine to 4 lengths by 25 mm x 25mm. They were held together with hot glue and the inside was turn . Next the 4 blanks where pull apart and g...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:16:36 PDT
Make It - Headphone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-It-Headphone-Stand/
Make It - Headphone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/8PAZ/ITKJDEUO/FOU8PAZITKJDEUO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/8PAZ/ITKJDEUO/FOU8PAZITKJDEUO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/8PAZ/ITKJDEUO/FOU8PAZITKJDEUO.SMALL.jpg dpmakestuff A problem that's as old as time. Kick butt pair of headphones, but no where to keep them safe and looking good.Sit back and relax as I take you through the steps to make a headphone stand worthy of those beautiful cans!If you'd like to cut to the chase and think you can figure out most of it on you...
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:46:58 PDT
Five Cardboard Hacks - Woodworking & Plastic Bag Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Five-Cardboard-Hacks-Woodworking-Plastic-Bag-Stora/
Five Cardboard Hacks - Woodworking & Plastic Bag Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/2P46/ISCBGEQY/FFG2P46ISCBGEQY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/2P46/ISCBGEQY/FFG2P46ISCBGEQY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/2P46/ISCBGEQY/FFG2P46ISCBGEQY.SMALL.jpg WelchWoodWorks I use cardboard in my wood shop to protect my work surfaces; to collect plastic or wood shavings from the lathe; to produce a test runs on my laser engraver. These hacks saves me both time and money. Most of my cardboard is source via dinner purchases from my favorite pizza store, however, at Chri...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 08:41:41 PDT
Wooden spheres (6 different ways) (sport ball theme) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Balls-6-Different-Ways-sport-Theme/
Wooden spheres (6 different ways) (sport ball theme) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/L20Y/IRVPCQEI/FYPL20YIRVPCQEI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/L20Y/IRVPCQEI/FYPL20YIRVPCQEI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/L20Y/IRVPCQEI/FYPL20YIRVPCQEI.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning There are many different ways of turning a sphere. I will cover 6 different ways and also have a bit extra on the texturing that I did to these ones. 1. Matching a template2. Mathematical turning 3. Ring check4. Between cups (Most common but my lest favourite)5. Shaddow guide (Least accurate)6. Circ...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 01:48:40 PDT
Steampunk Wooden Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Wooden-Bowl/
Steampunk Wooden Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/SDQF/IRUG99IB/FZZSDQFIRUG99IB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/SDQF/IRUG99IB/FZZSDQFIRUG99IB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/SDQF/IRUG99IB/FZZSDQFIRUG99IB.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning Ive always liked the steampunk style and recently I saw a wood burning on a platter and someone else glue gears on a bowl. Although my wood burning abilities are pretty poor with my old $10 burner that is more like a soldering iron, I though I would give this a go. Timber is NSW rosewood and the gea...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 05:59:27 PDT
Custom Stamp with brass inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Stamp-With-Brass-Inlay/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 09:30:17 PDT
Wood Turned Bird Call http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turned-Bird-Call-About-Me/
Wood Turned Bird Call - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/ZBU9/IQYT33PH/FZSZBU9IQYT33PH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/ZBU9/IQYT33PH/FZSZBU9IQYT33PH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/ZBU9/IQYT33PH/FZSZBU9IQYT33PH.SMALL.jpg WelchWoodWorks Introduction: A friend of mine is a hunter and he asked me if I could turn him some calls for a crow hunting competition that is coming up next month. Of course I said yes! He provided me with a thick board of walnut to make them out of.I decided to document the process I used to make these bird c...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:31:13 PDT
Finger Mallet from a Tree Branch | DIY Woodworking Tools #8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Finger-Mallet-From-a-Tree-Branch-DIY-Woodworking-T/
Finger Mallet from a Tree Branch | DIY Woodworking Tools #8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/123D/IQLIDBPU/F2P123DIQLIDBPU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/123D/IQLIDBPU/F2P123DIQLIDBPU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/123D/IQLIDBPU/F2P123DIQLIDBPU.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've built quite a bit of mallets in the past months. A Plywood Mallet, A Hot-Glue Mallet, And my favorite: A Dead-Blow Mallet from an old transformer.What I haven't built, is a small and light duty mallet. So today, I'll show you how to make a small mallet that attaches to your finger (without a ha...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 02:54:26 PDT
Wooden Pokeball http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pokeball/
Wooden Pokeball - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/V5HG/IQMKJDOA/F4HV5HGIQMKJDOA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/V5HG/IQMKJDOA/F4HV5HGIQMKJDOA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/V5HG/IQMKJDOA/F4HV5HGIQMKJDOA.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning As a wood turner, I can see anything that is round and know that it can be made in wood. This pokemon go craze made the pokeball a great challenge.This was a project where I challenged myself to get it done quickly, so all the measurements are done by eye and the sphere isnt perfect but you get the ...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 04:33:39 PDT
How to Polish Acrylic Pen Blanks For A Scratch Free Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Polish-Acrylic-Pen-Blanks-for-a-Scratch-Fre/
How to Polish Acrylic Pen Blanks For A Scratch Free Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/P4VC/IQ6VCPN3/F5MP4VCIQ6VCPN3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/P4VC/IQ6VCPN3/F5MP4VCIQ6VCPN3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/P4VC/IQ6VCPN3/F5MP4VCIQ6VCPN3.SMALL.jpg NV Woodwerks After many years of testing out different polishing methods for Alumilite (and other acrylics), I've finally narrowed the process down to three main steps: Sanding, Polishing and Buffing. This process is both quick and easy, but the most important part is it is reliable. I hope you enjoy this little...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 08:49:14 PDT
Turning your very own baseball bat http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-Your-Very-Own-Baseball-Bat/
Turning your very own baseball bat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/3DXD/IPQMCNB8/FFJ3DXDIPQMCNB8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/3DXD/IPQMCNB8/FFJ3DXDIPQMCNB8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/3DXD/IPQMCNB8/FFJ3DXDIPQMCNB8.SMALL.jpg MVR007 Turning a wooden baseball bat is a great first project for the lathe as it is relatively easy one once you get started and should also be a great source of fun and accomplishment once you have finished. Following this instructable will take you step by step on how to make the baseball bat from the c...
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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:34:42 PDT
How to make a slimline pen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Slimline-Pen/
How to make a slimline pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/ACP9/IPCUFMWB/FRLACP9IPCUFMWB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/ACP9/IPCUFMWB/FRLACP9IPCUFMWB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/ACP9/IPCUFMWB/FRLACP9IPCUFMWB.SMALL.jpg JacksonProjects This is my first turned pen, I hope you enjoy. Materials First off collect all of your materials.You will need,-A pen blank or some wood approximately 120mm long and 15mm square. I used Rewarewa also known as honey suckle-A slimline pen making kit.-A pen turning mandrel.-Glue Cutting Cut your ...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:20:56 PDT
The Claw Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Claw-Bowl/
The Claw Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/QR14/IORET7LI/FLKQR14IORET7LI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/QR14/IORET7LI/FLKQR14IORET7LI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/QR14/IORET7LI/FLKQR14IORET7LI.SMALL.jpg yuvallahav I call this bowl "The Clow Bowl" for its general shape, but you could call it a star bowl, since we will be making it out of a star formed wood blank. Looking at this bowl from above will make it look like a perfect five point star, or a pentagram. Preparing your blank So you've decided to make a...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 14:51:10 PDT
Turning an Ironwood Pen on a Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-an-Ironwood-Pen-on-a-Lathe/
Turning an Ironwood Pen on a Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/79IF/IORGXALB/F6H79IFIORGXALB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/79IF/IORGXALB/F6H79IFIORGXALB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/79IF/IORGXALB/F6H79IFIORGXALB.SMALL.jpg tyberinger So, why would I want to make my own hardwood pen? I'm glad you asked. There's not much interesting about a a skinny ink pen that cost (almost) literally a dime a dozen. Because wood is a natural, organic material, each pen make from wood is truly unique. Another reason is because lathe work is v...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 13:52:49 PDT
Pens With No Lathe or Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Pens-With-No-Lathe-or-Drill-Press/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 21:25:10 PDT
Exotic Woods - Awesome vs Awful! http://www.instructables.com/id/Exotic-Woods-Awesome-Vs-Awful/
Exotic Woods - Awesome vs Awful! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/15GR/INJ6BORW/FHG15GRINJ6BORW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/15GR/INJ6BORW/FHG15GRINJ6BORW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/15GR/INJ6BORW/FHG15GRINJ6BORW.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Exotic hardwoods are quite spectacular, featuring bold colors and interesting grains. Many of them are very hard and dense which makes them great to turn on the lathe. I didn't have much experience with turning different tropical hardwoods, so I thought it would be interesting to test a variety and ...
By: darbinorvar

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:08:55 PDT
Football No Lathe Required! http://www.instructables.com/id/Football-No-Lathe-Required/
Football No Lathe Required! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/PDRO/IN4W0PWF/FGMPDROIN4W0PWF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/PDRO/IN4W0PWF/FGMPDROIN4W0PWF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/PDRO/IN4W0PWF/FGMPDROIN4W0PWF.SMALL.jpg man-after-Gods-own-heart My decision to make this was that it has not been done on here. I decided to give it to a friend's husband who likes football. Materials Begin by gathering 3/4" black walnut pieces that are roughly the same size. Gluing Prepare the clamps for gluing, then start gluing each piece together. Let ...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 22:24:33 PDT
Make Custom Cabinet Pulls http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Custom-Cabinet-Pulls/
Make Custom Cabinet Pulls - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/8LPS/IM0VL9R4/FYI8LPSIM0VL9R4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/8LPS/IM0VL9R4/FYI8LPSIM0VL9R4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/8LPS/IM0VL9R4/FYI8LPSIM0VL9R4.SMALL.jpg fixthisbuildthat You can make your own custom cabinet pulls out of any material you can turn on a lathe. This opens up a world of possibilities into making custom handles that match the wood of your project or accent the project with a totally different type of material in any color and shape your want.Materials:Tu...
By: fixthisbuildthat

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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 12:44:11 PDT
Make a Handle From Used Bottles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Handle-From-Used-Bottles/
Make a Handle From Used Bottles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/XY1T/ILV7YI2I/FTUXY1TILV7YI2I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/XY1T/ILV7YI2I/FTUXY1TILV7YI2I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/XY1T/ILV7YI2I/FTUXY1TILV7YI2I.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a pile of old bottles into a new dishwasher safe handle for my ice cream scoop. There is something very satisfying about putting trash back to use! HDPE For the hobbyist If you do not see a #2 in the recycling symbol or the letters HDPE do not use it! It might burn at these temperatures ...
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 14:22:34 PDT
Router Fluting Jig for Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Fluting-Jig-for-Wood-Lathe/
Router Fluting Jig for Wood Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/FSH5/IL8LEAVH/FQJFSH5IL8LEAVH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/FSH5/IL8LEAVH/FQJFSH5IL8LEAVH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/FSH5/IL8LEAVH/FQJFSH5IL8LEAVH.SMALL.jpg MissionSRX While a normal wood lathe has plenty of capabilities in its own right, there's no shortage of accessories to allow you to do more. I've already explored the disc sander so the next logical step seemed to be the fluting jig. Why a fluting jig? Because you have an indexing head lathe and have never us...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 17:22:51 PST
American Patriot Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Patriot-Pen/
American Patriot Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR I turned this slimline pen from stars and stripes blanks and I'll show you how I did it. Cutting and Drilling your Blanks I purchased a stars blank and a stripes blank from Packard Woodworks (though you can buy them at a lot of other woodturning stores). I also bought a chrome fancy slimline pen...
By: HPandLOTR

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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 19:03:14 PST
Ultimate Lathe Dust Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Lathe-Dust-Collection/
Ultimate Lathe Dust Collection - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/RHZP/IKRNPGZN/FQ1RHZPIKRNPGZN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/RHZP/IKRNPGZN/FQ1RHZPIKRNPGZN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/RHZP/IKRNPGZN/FQ1RHZPIKRNPGZN.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR I've been searching for the answer to my woodturning dust collection problems. I've come to the conclusion that this Ultimate Lathe Dust Collection setup that I made is the best thing out there for sanding on a mini lathe. However, it doesn't help very much when it comes to turning. I think that ...
By: HPandLOTR

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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 09:43:27 PST
Apple Watch Dock/Charging Stand Woodturning http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Watch-DockCharging-Stand-Woodturning/
Apple Watch Dock/Charging Stand Woodturning - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RWYI/IJIWYJ2I/FS3RWYIIJIWYJ2I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RWYI/IJIWYJ2I/FS3RWYIIJIWYJ2I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RWYI/IJIWYJ2I/FS3RWYIIJIWYJ2I.SMALL.jpg nerdkraft I hated having my Apple Watch take up so much space and get knocked off the night stand so I made a charging stand for it. Design consideration: If you want to be able to use the 'nightstand mode' where the watch shows the time that dims then brightens before your alarm (and activates with a light t...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 06:34:41 PST
Filling Wood Defects With Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Filling-Wood-Defects-With-Inlay/
Filling Wood Defects With Inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/ABRP/IJACJSEN/FUCABRPIJACJSEN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/ABRP/IJACJSEN/FUCABRPIJACJSEN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/ABRP/IJACJSEN/FUCABRPIJACJSEN.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR I had this 14" round Silver Maple. The wood had a few really nasty cracks and the pith was going through the side. The pith was also rotted out. I didn't want to scrap the piece of wood because just from looking at the outside, I could tell that there was spalting, rot, and a lot of figure in the...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 05:48:09 PST
Making Awesome Tool Handles on the Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Awesome-Tool-Handles-on-the-Lathe/
Making Awesome Tool Handles on the Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H6T1/IHRLDVY4/F52H6T1IHRLDVY4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H6T1/IHRLDVY4/F52H6T1IHRLDVY4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H6T1/IHRLDVY4/F52H6T1IHRLDVY4.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Making your own tool handles on the lathe is a really fun projects. I'm going to be making some handles for a couple of different kitchen tools, however you could use the same concepts to make handles for chisels, files, knives - or whatever you need. By gluing up different woods you can get some re...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 09:37:59 PST
Train Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Train-Shelf/
Train Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/E6VB/IFLGEA2L/FMOE6VBIFLGEA2L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/E6VB/IFLGEA2L/FMOE6VBIFLGEA2L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/E6VB/IFLGEA2L/FMOE6VBIFLGEA2L.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR When I designed the Bi-Plane shelf (see instructable at: http://www.instructables.com/id/Biplane-shelf/ )One of my designs was for a Train shelf, so after making the plane I decided to also have a go at the train, and I think it turned out quite well. I also wanted to do something for the Back To th...
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 11:14:48 PDT
Lathe attachments for a Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-attachments-for-a-Drill-Press/
Lathe attachments for a Drill Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/6DHS/IFI3831X/FPD6DHSIFI3831X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/6DHS/IFI3831X/FPD6DHSIFI3831X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/6DHS/IFI3831X/FPD6DHSIFI3831X.SMALL.jpg guy90 I was scratching my head about this concept for ages, but I'm pleased to see now that it works and share it with you all! Here's a way to make Lathe attachments for a drill stand. It's cheap, and you won't have to dismantle an old drill to do it. One thing I should probably mention before we go on, ...
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 12:52:09 PDT
Wood Turning 101 - What You Need To Know To Get Started on the Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-101-What-You-Need-To-Know-To-Get-Star/
Wood Turning 101 - What You Need To Know To Get Started on the Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Wood turning can seem like a mystery to many woodworkers. In fact only a very small percentage of woodworkers and makers are familiar with the lathe. I recently got a small lathe, and I thought it would be interesting to go over the basics. So when I had the opportunity to ask master wood turner Car...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:54:31 PDT
Woodturning Spin Tops http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodturning-Spin-Tops/
Woodturning Spin Tops - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR Hello again! Every year my woodturning club will turn tops for a children's hospital. Last year we turned over 3500 tops from July to December. This year the goal is 4000 tops. Every weekend they are holding top-a-thons where maybe 5-10 guys (including myself) will get together and just turn as m...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 05:11:01 PDT
How to Turn a Dip Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Nib-Holder/
How to Turn a Dip Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WL2A/ICGW8HCP/FXRWL2AICGW8HCP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WL2A/ICGW8HCP/FXRWL2AICGW8HCP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WL2A/ICGW8HCP/FXRWL2AICGW8HCP.SMALL.jpg Wanjun I recently started practicing pointed nib calligraphy so I decided to make some myself. It was surprisingly easy! You don't need a pen kit or any bushings. The finished dip pen is beautiful and most importantly balanced. This project is very inexpensive if you have access to a wood lathe. The lathe ...
By: Wanjun

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:22:56 PDT
Jurassic World timber platter http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurassic-World-timber-platter/
Jurassic World timber platter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/FIK3/IC4MPD2Y/F2SFIK3IC4MPD2Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/FIK3/IC4MPD2Y/F2SFIK3IC4MPD2Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/FIK3/IC4MPD2Y/F2SFIK3IC4MPD2Y.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning Jurassic world was amazing and it inspired me to make this. Using basic turning, carving and an image transfer, I was able to create this. Materials310mm x 310mm x 20mm timber (australian red cedar)terpspaper and inkmasking taperagToolswood lathegouge and skew chisel band sawdremel laser jet printer...
By: Simon Beggs Wood Turning

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 03:58:47 PDT
Lathe Chisel Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Chisel-Rack/
Lathe Chisel Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F36/3TBC/IC4MUDX1/F363TBCIC4MUDX1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F36/3TBC/IC4MUDX1/F363TBCIC4MUDX1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F36/3TBC/IC4MUDX1/F363TBCIC4MUDX1.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR Hi everyone! There are lots of designs out there for lathe chisel racks and various types of carts that you can build to hold all of your lathe scrapers and gouges. I made this particular design as easy to build as possible and used only scraps of 3/4" plywood that I had laying around, so I did't h...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:08:01 PDT
How to Turn a Mini-Baseball Bat/Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-a-Mini-Baseball-BatMallet/
How to Turn a Mini-Baseball Bat/Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/E0OP/IBAAMA0B/FE8E0OPIBAAMA0B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/E0OP/IBAAMA0B/FE8E0OPIBAAMA0B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/E0OP/IBAAMA0B/FE8E0OPIBAAMA0B.SMALL.jpg ADXMatt In this Instructable we are going to go through the steps needed to turn a scrap piece of wood into a quick and fun mini-baseball bat! These mini bats are great as fun gifts, chisel mallets, meat tenderizers and more! ADX is a hub for collaboration where individuals and organizations make and learn...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:02:41 PDT
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Salt-Margarita-Glass/
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This glass was made from a block of salt block purchased from the cooking store and turned on the lathe. I had made a bracelet from the block about a month ago but wanted to try something a bit more complex. There were enough pieces left to make a glass... Cutting The Blocks The salt cut every ...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 10:11:47 PDT
How To Build an Oversized Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-and-Oversized-Compass/
How To Build an Oversized Compass - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4VXO/IA5705J7/FOD4VXOIA5705J7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4VXO/IA5705J7/FOD4VXOIA5705J7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4VXO/IA5705J7/FOD4VXOIA5705J7.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar A compass is great for dividing lines and drawing circles with. Normally compasses are quite small, however I wanted to make one that could hold a permanent marker or a dry erase whiteboard marker. I also wanted it to feel like a nice old tool, that you could find in a classroom or something like th...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 12:38:50 PDT
"All about the bass" -repair in progress http://www.instructables.com/id/All-about-the-bass-repair-in-progress/
"All about the bass" -repair in progress - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/ZL6L/I9UE1Z55/F73ZL6LI9UE1Z55.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/ZL6L/I9UE1Z55/F73ZL6LI9UE1Z55.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/ZL6L/I9UE1Z55/F73ZL6LI9UE1Z55.SMALL.jpg treenerd This instructable is based (bass-ed) on an old double bass that I bought some years ago. The previous owner had it looked over by a proffesional instrument builder, that more or less declared its death. It had been repaired so many times, that there was repairs on the repairs. the amount of hours it...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:04:26 PDT