Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - lathe http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:24:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Suncatcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Suncatcher/
Suncatcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/LS2W/ISCB4X56/FQYLS2WISCB4X56.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/LS2W/ISCB4X56/FQYLS2WISCB4X56.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/LS2W/ISCB4X56/FQYLS2WISCB4X56.SMALL.jpg pudtiny A simple suncatcher made from a crystal suspended in an American Cherry ring with English Oak standMaterials7" diameter American Cherry turning blank3" square of English Oak30mm Crystal (eBay)1 brass nailSome fishing lineGlueOil or other polishToolsLatheDrill + 1mm bitSawSanding equipment The Ring...
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:09:35 PDT
How to Make a Pen Holder (DIY) With Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pen-Holder-DIY-With-Magnets-1/
How to Make a Pen Holder (DIY) With Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/Z2Y3/IRXSXPCZ/FMTZ2Y3IRXSXPCZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/Z2Y3/IRXSXPCZ/FMTZ2Y3IRXSXPCZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/Z2Y3/IRXSXPCZ/FMTZ2Y3IRXSXPCZ.SMALL.jpg WoodworkingFusion In this Instructables, I will be discussing how I made this PenHolder which was made using limited tools. Take a look at the YouTube video for a full build video on how I made this project! Selecting Wood- Cutting the Wood - Adding Groove- Ataching Magnets Unfortunately for this built I do not ha...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 06:15:48 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
How to Double Dye Stabilize Wood for Pen Blanks, Knife Scales and More! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Double-Dye-Stabilize-Wood-for-Pen-Blanks-Kn/
How to Double Dye Stabilize Wood for Pen Blanks, Knife Scales and More! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/QZ7M/IRLQQD3L/FISQZ7MIRLQQD3L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/QZ7M/IRLQQD3L/FISQZ7MIRLQQD3L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/QZ7M/IRLQQD3L/FISQZ7MIRLQQD3L.SMALL.jpg NV Woodwerks Double dye stabilizing is a great way to add a little pizzazz to your turning blanks. It imparts color throughout the entire piece of wood rather than just the top layer, plus it stabilizes the wood at the same time eliminating wood movement and adding structural integrity to wood that is brittle, c...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 00:33:45 PDT
Custom Stamp with brass inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Stamp-With-Brass-Inlay/
Custom Stamp with brass inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/7B57/IRHUOP9F/FIN7B57IRHUOP9F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/7B57/IRHUOP9F/FIN7B57IRHUOP9F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/7B57/IRHUOP9F/FIN7B57IRHUOP9F.SMALL.jpg MakerBox Ever since I got into making I've wanted my own stamp. My first attempts included cork, potato and wood. These didn't satisfy me; they were either too hard to use or just plain ineffective. So, in this Instructable I aim to show you how to make your own laser-cut or handmade stamps with wooden handl...
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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
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
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
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
DIY Headstock Chuck Tailstock Spindle Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects Milling Slide CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Headstock-Chuck-Tailstock-Spindle-Homemade-Woo/
DIY Headstock Chuck Tailstock Spindle Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects Milling Slide CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IKNM/IPTJCCXO/FD4IKNMIPTJCCXO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IKNM/IPTJCCXO/FD4IKNMIPTJCCXO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IKNM/IPTJCCXO/FD4IKNMIPTJCCXO.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Headstock Chuck Tailstock Spindle Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects Milling Slide CNCMaterials:1 pcs chuck drills spindle 13 mm2 pcs 12 mm x 28 mm x 8 mm black double rubber sealing cover deep groove ball bearing1 pcs motor 50 watt take from old hand drill 1 pcs Special round steel pipes...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:23:44 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 Rounded Wooden Bowl - Using a Router http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Rounded-Wooden-Bowl-Using-a-Router/
How to Make a Rounded Wooden Bowl - Using a Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/55GT/IPPPD96P/F3T55GTIPPPD96P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/55GT/IPPPD96P/F3T55GTIPPPD96P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/55GT/IPPPD96P/F3T55GTIPPPD96P.SMALL.jpg WoodworkingFusion Check out the YouTube video of me making the bowl! There is a short version and a longer version. Glueing the wood up The first thing I did was to cut the original piece up and glue it together to give it more width The bowl is made up of three sections. Drilling the centre The next step was ...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:32:06 PDT
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 Drill DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe-Collet-ER11-Drill-D/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 Drill DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/4J8G/IPOA4ZCG/F214J8GIPOA4ZCG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/4J8G/IPOA4ZCG/F214J8GIPOA4ZCG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/4J8G/IPOA4ZCG/F214J8GIPOA4ZCG.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 Drill DIY Headstock Chuck SpindleMaterials:1 pcs SK 25 linear shaft support 25mm Linear Rail Shaft Support XYZ Table CNC SHF Series Rail Shaft 1 pcs motor 50 watt take from old hand drill 1 pcs ER11 Motor Shaft Extension Rod Inner Hole 8 mm Optional Engra...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 01:05:35 PDT
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 Drill DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe-Collet-ER11-Drill-D-1/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 Drill DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4K6R/IPQM95UZ/FRZ4K6RIPQM95UZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4K6R/IPQM95UZ/FRZ4K6RIPQM95UZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4K6R/IPQM95UZ/FRZ4K6RIPQM95UZ.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 Drill DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Part 2Homemade Chuck Spindle DIY here:Materials:2 pcs linear rail 12 mm 300 mm linear shaft chromed precision hardened rod linear shaft cnc parts1 pcs Aluminium 90 mm x 50 mm x 35 mm1 pcs SK 25 linear shaft support 25mm Lin...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:33:05 PDT
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Tailstock Slide CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe-Collet-ER11-DIY-Hea/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Tailstock Slide CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/E2PH/IPK94DO3/FVEE2PHIPK94DO3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/E2PH/IPK94DO3/FVEE2PHIPK94DO3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/E2PH/IPK94DO3/FVEE2PHIPK94DO3.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Tailstock Slide CNC Router1 pcs high-strength aluminum alloy 6061 42 mm Motor bracket dc Motor Fitting2 pcs SZS Wholesale FL08 2 Bolt 8mm Bore Self-aligning Flange Ball Bearing1 pcs motor 50 watt take from old hand drill 1 pcs ...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 06:19:11 PDT
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Tailstock Slide CNC Milling http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe-Collet-ER11-DIY-Hea-1/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Tailstock Slide CNC Milling - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/KRL4/IPK94DR8/F8XKRL4IPK94DR8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/KRL4/IPK94DR8/F8XKRL4IPK94DR8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/KRL4/IPK94DR8/F8XKRL4IPK94DR8.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Tailstock Slide CNC MillingMaterials:1 pcs SK 25 linear shaft support 25mm Linear Rail Shaft Support XYZ Table CNC SHF Series Rail Shaft 1 pcs motor 50 watt take from old hand drill 1 pcs ER11 Motor Shaft Extension Rod Inner Hol...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 05:01:12 PDT
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Tailstock CNC Router Milling http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe-Collet-ER11-DIY-Hea-2/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Tailstock CNC Router Milling - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/PBKX/IPJTH5N5/FLSPBKXIPJTH5N5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/PBKX/IPJTH5N5/FLSPBKXIPJTH5N5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/PBKX/IPJTH5N5/FLSPBKXIPJTH5N5.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Collet ER11 DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Tailstock CNC Router MillingMaterials:1 pcs strength aluminum alloy 42 mm L Motor bracket DC Motor Fitting1 pcs Aluminium 100 mm x 70 mm x 35 mm1 pcs motor 50 watt take from old hand drill 1 pcs ER11 Motor Shaft Extension Rod I...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 04:00:44 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
Make Your Own Lathe!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Lathe/
Make Your Own Lathe!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/DI3A/IP9ZJBA4/FRWDI3AIP9ZJBA4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/DI3A/IP9ZJBA4/FRWDI3AIP9ZJBA4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/DI3A/IP9ZJBA4/FRWDI3AIP9ZJBA4.SMALL.jpg gkmn36 Watch the video. All the details in the video
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 06:25:59 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
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/PQXX/IOLUBSQX/FRNPQXXIOLUBSQX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/PQXX/IOLUBSQX/FRNPQXXIOLUBSQX.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/7937/IO6DZ1HS/FIO7937IO6DZ1HS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/7937/IO6DZ1HS/FIO7937IO6DZ1HS.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/A6Y1/IO1R1GL8/FIGA6Y1IO1R1GL8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/A6Y1/IO1R1GL8/FIGA6Y1IO1R1GL8.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> 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 ...
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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/
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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
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/DWI6/ILSS19FF/FFGDWI6ILSS19FF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/DWI6/ILSS19FF/FFGDWI6ILSS19FF.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/Q637/ILGXJLU5/FHBQ637ILGXJLU5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/Q637/ILGXJLU5/FHBQ637ILGXJLU5.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
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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...
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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 ...
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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
Wooden Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Lightsaber/
Wooden Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/6RJZ/IIBLK3TI/F2R6RJZIIBLK3TI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/6RJZ/IIBLK3TI/F2R6RJZIIBLK3TI.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/LUKA/IHXRCWVT/FEILUKAIHXRCWVT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/LUKA/IHXRCWVT/FEILUKAIHXRCWVT.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> 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
Longworth Chuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Longworth-Chuck/
Longworth Chuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/JRSY/IHBVIV89/FLUJRSYIHBVIV89.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/JRSY/IHBVIV89/FLUJRSYIHBVIV89.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/4DSG/IFO94HTD/F2S4DSGIFO94HTD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/4DSG/IFO94HTD/F2S4DSGIFO94HTD.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> 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
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T1B9/IEFIA114/F6XT1B9IEFIA114.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T1B9/IEFIA114/F6XT1B9IEFIA114.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> 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
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/CP13/ICX7ISFR/F6VCP13ICX7ISFR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/CP13/ICX7ISFR/F6VCP13ICX7ISFR.SQUARE.jpg https://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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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:38:19 PDT
How to Turn a Dip Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Nib-Holder/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:22:56 PDT