Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - lathe http://www.instructables.com Sun, 29 May 2016 18:40:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Claw Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Claw-Bowl/
The Claw Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/QR14/IORET7LI/FLKQR14IORET7LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/QR14/IORET7LI/FLKQR14IORET7LI.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/79IF/IORGXALB/F6H79IFIORGXALB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/79IF/IORGXALB/F6H79IFIORGXALB.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects DIY Collet ER11 Headstock Chuck Spindle http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe-Projects-DIY-Collet/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects DIY Collet ER11 Headstock Chuck Spindle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/PQXX/IOLUBSQX/FRNPQXXIOLUBSQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/PQXX/IOLUBSQX/FRNPQXXIOLUBSQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/PQXX/IOLUBSQX/FRNPQXXIOLUBSQX.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects DIY Collet ER11 Headstock Chuck SpindleMaterials:1 pcs motor 50 watt take from old hand drill 1 pcs aluminium alloy 42 mm x 80 mm x 12 mm 2 pcs Aluminium 80 mm x 80 mm x 12 mm1 pcs ER11 Motor Shaft Extension Rod Inner Hole 8 mm Optional Engraving Machine Cla...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 06:09:59 PDT
Pens With No Lathe or Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Pens-With-No-Lathe-or-Drill-Press/
Pens With No Lathe or Drill Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/7937/IO6DZ1HS/FIO7937IO6DZ1HS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/7937/IO6DZ1HS/FIO7937IO6DZ1HS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/7937/IO6DZ1HS/FIO7937IO6DZ1HS.SMALL.jpg shogun21Jimi In this Instructable, I challenged myself to making a pen without a lathe or a drill press. But, let me be honest, I just don’t have those tools. The slim-line pen kits came from Rockler and they were on sale over the holiday season. The wood that was used is Cocobolo. Measuring and cutting p...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 21:25:10 PDT
How to Turn a Multi - Colored Handle for a Cheese Grater http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-a-Multi-Colored-Handle-for-a-Cheese-Gr/
How to Turn a Multi - Colored Handle for a Cheese Grater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/A6Y1/IO1R1GL8/FIGA6Y1IO1R1GL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/A6Y1/IO1R1GL8/FIGA6Y1IO1R1GL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/A6Y1/IO1R1GL8/FIGA6Y1IO1R1GL8.SMALL.jpg its a wood thing Several weeks back My Wife came up to me and asked if I could fix the Cheese Grater. Sure, what's wrong with it I asked. The wood handle is broken, she stated. Ya know, it just so happens, I'm a woodworker. The Cheese Grater is in very good shape, and the handle had been cracked because my ...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 00:00:53 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/15GR/INJ6BORW/FHG15GRINJ6BORW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/15GR/INJ6BORW/FHG15GRINJ6BORW.SQUARE.jpg http://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 ...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:08:55 PDT
**Tutorial** Beginner's Guide to Pen Finishes . * http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-Beginners-Guide-to-Pen-Finishes-/
**Tutorial** Beginner's Guide to Pen Finishes . * - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/IBWR/INI7SR25/FM1IBWRINI7SR25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/IBWR/INI7SR25/FM1IBWRINI7SR25.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/IBWR/INI7SR25/FM1IBWRINI7SR25.SMALL.jpg Chris Martin Woodworking Basic beginners guide tutorial for using C.A. In this video I go over my methods of using C.a and layering of C.a. glue. You will see me demonstrate wet sanding, layering, and then finish with a plastics polish if needed.
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:08:41 PDT
Banksia Pod Bottle Stopper Turned on a Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Banksia-Pod-Bottle-Stopper-Turned-on-a-Lathe/
Banksia Pod Bottle Stopper Turned on a Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/HYOY/IN967A11/FS3HYOYIN967A11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/HYOY/IN967A11/FS3HYOYIN967A11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/HYOY/IN967A11/FS3HYOYIN967A11.SMALL.jpg Chris Martin Woodworking Banksia Pod Bottle Stopper turned on a wood lathe using traditional gouges , But this would be a fine time to break out the carbides.First step is to trim both ends on bandsaw , Next lock it up between centers on a lathe the tru it up. " Get it Round. " Part it in have and rechuck it to the lathe th...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:51:45 PDT
Football No Lathe Required! http://www.instructables.com/id/Football-No-Lathe-Required/
Football No Lathe Required! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/PDRO/IN4W0PWF/FGMPDROIN4W0PWF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/PDRO/IN4W0PWF/FGMPDROIN4W0PWF.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/8LPS/IM0VL9R4/FYI8LPSIM0VL9R4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/8LPS/IM0VL9R4/FYI8LPSIM0VL9R4.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/XY1T/ILV7YI2I/FTUXY1TILV7YI2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/XY1T/ILV7YI2I/FTUXY1TILV7YI2I.SQUARE.jpg http://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
The Easiest Way to Make a Wood Bowl with a Handmade Lathe without Jigs http://www.instructables.com/id/the-Easiest-Way-to-Make-a-Wood-Bowl-With-a-Handmad/
The Easiest Way to Make a Wood Bowl with a Handmade Lathe without Jigs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/DWI6/ILSS19FF/FFGDWI6ILSS19FF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/DWI6/ILSS19FF/FFGDWI6ILSS19FF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/DWI6/ILSS19FF/FFGDWI6ILSS19FF.SMALL.jpg Hairbrush Inventor This is a unique way to make a wood bowl. All you need is a grinder (sanding disc), an impact drill, a screw, a vise, and a piece of wood. Jigs are not necessary!! Very easy to make the bowl even for beginners because of using the grinder that doesn't require any skills compared to bits.It might be ...
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 03:52:36 PDT
Slimline Pen -- Making a Gold and Black "Steelers" Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Slimline-Pen-Making-a-Gold-and-Black-Steelers-Pen/
Slimline Pen -- Making a Gold and Black "Steelers" Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/Q637/ILGXJLU5/FHBQ637ILGXJLU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/Q637/ILGXJLU5/FHBQ637ILGXJLU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/Q637/ILGXJLU5/FHBQ637ILGXJLU5.SMALL.jpg WelchWoodWorks This set of instructions assumes you have a very basic knowledge of pen making. This was a pen that I made for a coworker that retired, and even though I am a Raven's fan, I broke down and made him a Steeler's pen as a gift! I wanted to make the pen "gold and black". Gold was fairly easy, I used ...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 15:03:59 PST
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/FSH5/IL8LEAVH/FQJFSH5IL8LEAVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/FSH5/IL8LEAVH/FQJFSH5IL8LEAVH.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/RHZP/IKRNPGZN/FQ1RHZPIKRNPGZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/RHZP/IKRNPGZN/FQ1RHZPIKRNPGZN.SQUARE.jpg http://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 ...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RWYI/IJIWYJ2I/FS3RWYIIJIWYJ2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RWYI/IJIWYJ2I/FS3RWYIIJIWYJ2I.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/ABRP/IJACJSEN/FUCABRPIJACJSEN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/ABRP/IJACJSEN/FUCABRPIJACJSEN.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Wooden Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Lightsaber/
Wooden Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/6RJZ/IIBLK3TI/F2R6RJZIIBLK3TI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/6RJZ/IIBLK3TI/F2R6RJZIIBLK3TI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/6RJZ/IIBLK3TI/F2R6RJZIIBLK3TI.SMALL.jpg Tom Howbridge I decided to make a lightsaber in spirit of the recent star wars release.I used a block of what I think is mahogany but it seems harder and broom handle, I cut a tenon on the end of the dowel to push fit into the the mahogany handle.You could easily paint the blade to a bright colour.I made a vide...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 07:10:34 PST
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe DIY Tailstock Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe-DIY-Tailstock-Drill/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe DIY Tailstock Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/LUKA/IHXRCWVT/FEILUKAIHXRCWVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/LUKA/IHXRCWVT/FEILUKAIHXRCWVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/LUKA/IHXRCWVT/FEILUKAIHXRCWVT.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Mini Lathe DIY Tailstock DrillIn my wood turning pursuits I've discovered that having a smaller lathe might be handy for, well smaller work, I plan to make mini lathe with spindle chuck and Tailstock make old drillsProduct Description" Power Input voltageAC 2...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 08:19:14 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H6T1/IHRLDVY4/F52H6T1IHRLDVY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H6T1/IHRLDVY4/F52H6T1IHRLDVY4.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Longworth Chuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Longworth-Chuck/
Longworth Chuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/JRSY/IHBVIV89/FLUJRSYIHBVIV89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/JRSY/IHBVIV89/FLUJRSYIHBVIV89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/JRSY/IHBVIV89/FLUJRSYIHBVIV89.SMALL.jpg cdonnelly2 Hello,This is my first Instructable. I saw one of these chucks for a wood lathe and decided that it would be a good idea to try to make one. Basically, the premise is that centrifugal force holds the work in place. There was some traditional instructions and better description of what they are us...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 06:17:49 PST
Pen Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Pen-Making/
Pen Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/4DSG/IFO94HTD/F2S4DSGIFO94HTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/4DSG/IFO94HTD/F2S4DSGIFO94HTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/4DSG/IFO94HTD/F2S4DSGIFO94HTD.SMALL.jpg FreddyXYZ 22 steps to turning a Pen basic tool that will make turning a pen much easier Layout of PenBlankConsiderations in Design• Mark and identify the top and bottom of the pen• Understand your hardware design (what looks good on the hardware you are using)• Look for interest...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 16:34:50 PDT
Train Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Train-Shelf/
Train Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/E6VB/IFLGEA2L/FMOE6VBIFLGEA2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/E6VB/IFLGEA2L/FMOE6VBIFLGEA2L.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 12:52:09 PDT
Old school crane (Jeppe Andersen 3p 2015) http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-school-crane-Jeppe-Andersen-3p-2015/
Old school crane (Jeppe Andersen 3p 2015) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T1B9/IEFIA114/F6XT1B9IEFIA114.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T1B9/IEFIA114/F6XT1B9IEFIA114.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T1B9/IEFIA114/F6XT1B9IEFIA114.SMALL.jpg KEAprojects The inspiration to this crane came from this image.All measurements are in mm (millimeter)To build this crane, you will need this equipment: 600x600 mm MDF 6mm.Crane: Drill Dremel Measurement tools (ect. a caliper). Aligning tools, like a steel angel. Ø14 drill Ø5-10 drill Ø32 Hallow ...
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 06:55:34 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Touchscreen Stylus Pen Made On A Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Stylus-Pen-Made-On-A-Lathe/
Touchscreen Stylus Pen Made On A Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/CP13/ICX7ISFR/F6VCP13ICX7ISFR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/CP13/ICX7ISFR/F6VCP13ICX7ISFR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/CP13/ICX7ISFR/F6VCP13ICX7ISFR.SMALL.jpg ZebranoWoodCraft Here's a video I made on how to use your lathe to make a touchscreen stylus pen.I used a scrap piece of Padauk and a stylus pen kit that I got on Ebay.All of the steps are covered in the video but fire away if you have any questions!Find more of my work over at ZebranoWoodCraft.com.
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 05:04:41 PDT
Turning a Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Bowl/
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By: Tom Howbridge

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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:38:19 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WL2A/ICGW8HCP/FXRWL2AICGW8HCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WL2A/ICGW8HCP/FXRWL2AICGW8HCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WL2A/ICGW8HCP/FXRWL2AICGW8HCP.SMALL.jpg Wanjun I recently started practicing pointed nib calligraphy and found commercially-made nib holders wanting. They're either too plasticky and light or too expensive 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 m...
By: Wanjun

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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:22:56 PDT
Lathe Chisel Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Chisel-Rack/
Lathe Chisel Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/3TBC/IC4MUDX1/F363TBCIC4MUDX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/3TBC/IC4MUDX1/F363TBCIC4MUDX1.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Jurassic World timber platter http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurassic-World-timber-platter/
Jurassic World timber platter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/FIK3/IC4MPD2Y/F2SFIK3IC4MPD2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/FIK3/IC4MPD2Y/F2SFIK3IC4MPD2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://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
How to Turn a Mini-Baseball Bat/Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-a-Mini-Baseball-BatMallet/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:02:41 PDT
A Long Boring Story- ZZZZZ http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Long-Boring-Story-ZZZZZ/
A Long Boring Story- ZZZZZ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/R9NI/IB0MX3IP/FYWR9NIIB0MX3IP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/R9NI/IB0MX3IP/FYWR9NIIB0MX3IP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/R9NI/IB0MX3IP/FYWR9NIIB0MX3IP.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank Making a continuous hole from one end to another in a long piece of wood is challenging enough even if one has the special tools and equipment needed to drill all the way through with any hope of accuracy. I didn't want to make an investment in a special length bit for what would be a one- time need...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 22:08:29 PDT
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Salt-Margarita-Glass/
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4VXO/IA5705J7/FOD4VXOIA5705J7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4VXO/IA5705J7/FOD4VXOIA5705J7.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: darbinorvar

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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/ZL6L/I9UE1Z55/F73ZL6LI9UE1Z55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/ZL6L/I9UE1Z55/F73ZL6LI9UE1Z55.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: treenerd

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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:04:26 PDT
How To Make an Awl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Awl-1/
How To Make an Awl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/G4MH/I9M09AT2/FQTG4MHI9M09AT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/G4MH/I9M09AT2/FQTG4MHI9M09AT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/G4MH/I9M09AT2/FQTG4MHI9M09AT2.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Making an awl / ice pick is a great project, because it's easy to do, yet it's an extremely useful tool to have in the shop. Fundamentally when making an awl you need some sort of handle and something sharp, and there are lots of ways of doing it. Here's one way. What You'll Need: Materials:Wood ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 16:51:34 PDT
Shopsmith Mobile Storage Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopsmith-Mobile-Storage-Cabinet/
Shopsmith Mobile Storage Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/6KYL/I98BO0P8/F9J6KYLI98BO0P8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/6KYL/I98BO0P8/F9J6KYLI98BO0P8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/6KYL/I98BO0P8/F9J6KYLI98BO0P8.SMALL.jpg Beave2012 Recently I purchased a Shopsmith Mark V from a family member in my mission to get a woodworking shop. I was also confined into a small space, aka my garage, so the Shopsmith fit the bill perfectly. After getting it home and unloading all the accessories I found that there is a lot of small pieces, a...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 23:53:55 PDT
Turn a Segmented Pen w/ Glitter Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Segmented-Pen-w-Glitter-Casting/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:57:24 PDT
Cherry Coat Hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherry-Coat-Hooks/
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By: ThisWoodwork

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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 15:32:48 PDT
How To Turn a Log into a Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Turn-a-Log-into-a-Mallet/
How To Turn a Log into a Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/0BSR/I7W1XMEK/FO50BSRI7W1XMEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/0BSR/I7W1XMEK/FO50BSRI7W1XMEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/0BSR/I7W1XMEK/FO50BSRI7W1XMEK.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Making a mallet out of a log is a fun project. Some friends cut down a black walnut tree in their backyard, so I picked up a few logs, and I figured a mallet would be a great project to make out of one of them. Of course, you could use any wood that's square or round to make this! Materials & Tool...
By: darbinorvar

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:38:50 PDT
How to make a wood mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wood-mallet/
How to make a wood mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/0S58/I6NI7TJE/FJ80S58I6NI7TJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/0S58/I6NI7TJE/FJ80S58I6NI7TJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/0S58/I6NI7TJE/FJ80S58I6NI7TJE.SMALL.jpg cpine522 I have seen a lot of woodworkers , including youtube ones make their own wood mallets. These are so much fun to make and there are many takes on this classic woodworking tool. The one I am making today is made form Hard maple, and I am going to use the lathe to make the parts round. You can easily...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:06:12 PST
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lathean-Hydra-A-Multi-Headed-Turning-Tool/
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SMALL.jpg theskashow According to Greek mythology, every time you cut off one of the Lernaean Hydra's multiple heads two grow back to replace it. Now, with some spare bits and some creative grinding, your lathe tool can do the same thing! In this case, having multiple heads means you won't have to throw out an entire to...
By: theskashow

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:02:50 PST
Souvenir (Mini) Baseball Bat http://www.instructables.com/id/Souvenir-Mini-Baseball-Bat/
Souvenir (Mini) Baseball Bat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/VV1Q/I5P7KHGR/F0LVV1QI5P7KHGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/VV1Q/I5P7KHGR/F0LVV1QI5P7KHGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/VV1Q/I5P7KHGR/F0LVV1QI5P7KHGR.SMALL.jpg epiphanyww While there is a plethora of information out there about turning a baseball bat, I couldn't find much on the topic of turning a mini bat. You know, those little bats you get from the gift shop at the ball park for a souvenir. So I got my hands on one, took some measurements and thought I would turn ...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 18:55:22 PST
DIY Lathe Gouge Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lathe-Gouge-Grinder/
DIY Lathe Gouge Grinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/0VYL/I4VQJFQT/FRZ0VYLI4VQJFQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/0VYL/I4VQJFQT/FRZ0VYLI4VQJFQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/0VYL/I4VQJFQT/FRZ0VYLI4VQJFQT.SMALL.jpg MarkL11 NOTE: This is waiting for me to take some additional/corrected photos, but it is fine for the confident DIYer.Here I'm going to show you how I converted a cheap bench grinder into one that can be used with lathe tool sharpening accessories intended for much more expensive grinders. This is by no mea...
By: MarkL11

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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:06:02 PST
Segmented Bowl Using Garden Stakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Segmented-Bowl-Using-Garden-Stakes-And-a-100-Lathe/
Segmented Bowl Using Garden Stakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/XSP4/I4PHVPGG/F35XSP4I4PHVPGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/XSP4/I4PHVPGG/F35XSP4I4PHVPGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/XSP4/I4PHVPGG/F35XSP4I4PHVPGG.SMALL.jpg stangtime I've wanted to try making a segmented bowl for a long time. While wandering around the hardware store a few weeks back I stumbled onto some gardening stakes that had some nice grain. They were a bit warped but only cost $2.99 each and were of some kind of hardwood so I figured I'd give it a go. I cu...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 14:15:30 PST
Basic Introduction to Wood Turning for FUN, for Gifts, FOR SAFETY (updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Introduction-to-Wood-Turning-for-FUN/
Basic Introduction to Wood Turning for FUN, for Gifts, FOR SAFETY (updated) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3DYO/I4J6YTT3/FG33DYOI4J6YTT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3DYO/I4J6YTT3/FG33DYOI4J6YTT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3DYO/I4J6YTT3/FG33DYOI4J6YTT3.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Ive completed a number of guides for various wood turning projects, so I thought I would do one that covered a few of the areas you need to consider before during and after you have made your hand made in wood?? gift.The question marks are there because wood is not the only material available to you...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 02:25:02 PST
Turned noodle roller/cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Turned-noodle-rollercutter/
Turned noodle roller/cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ZDEP/I4GWXD7O/F2BZDEPI4GWXD7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ZDEP/I4GWXD7O/F2BZDEPI4GWXD7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ZDEP/I4GWXD7O/F2BZDEPI4GWXD7O.SMALL.jpg bosc85 Wooden noodle cutter, is a good beginner/intermediate lathe project, that also doubles as a great gift.You will need:Large lathe able to hold a 18-24" piece of stock.Lathe Chisels (I only used the Gouge and the Skew)2"x2"x18-14" piece of wood (I used Ash)Sandpaper Mineral oil (final treat optional) ...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 17:16:03 PST