Instructables: exploring - workshop - lathe http://www.instructables.com Sun, 5 Jul 2015 14:53:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Repair, ONEWAY Live Center http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Repair-ONEWAY-Live-Center/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 13:55:09 PDT
Precision Measurement With Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Precision-Measurement-With-Solder/
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By: BeachsideHank

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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 13:46:06 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
Geometer's Triangle Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometers-Triangle-Pen/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:53:59 PDT
Oilcan From Tuna http://www.instructables.com/id/Oilcan-From-Tuna/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:04:55 PDT
Mini-Lathe Spindle Crank http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Lathe-Spindle-Crank/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10:51:48 PDT
Mini- Lathe Chuck Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Lathe-Chuck-Maintenance/
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By: BeachsideHank

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:42:44 PDT
A Long Boring Story- ZZZZZ http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Long-Boring-Story-ZZZZZ/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 22:08:29 PDT
Homemade Mini Lathe Aluminium Alloy with Slide CNC Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Lathe-Aluminium-Alloy-with-Slide-CNC/
Homemade Mini Lathe Aluminium Alloy with Slide CNC Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/HV0K/IAWCF5GB/FG6HV0KIAWCF5GB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/HV0K/IAWCF5GB/FG6HV0KIAWCF5GB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/HV0K/IAWCF5GB/FG6HV0KIAWCF5GB.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Mini Lathe Aluminium Alloy with Slide CNC Linear Ball Bearing Motion BearingParts and Tools:Wood MDF 200 mm x 650 mm x 20 mm 2pcs SCS10UU 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC 2pcs 500 mm 20 mm Linear Rails 1 Pcs 530 mm x 140 mm x 12 mm Aluminium Alloy 60612 Pcs 60 mm x 140 mm x 12 ...
By: joulethief669

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 07:27:46 PDT
Homemade mini Lathe by Aluminium Alloy http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-mini-Lathe-by-Aluminium-Alloy/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 02:00:18 PDT
How to make and use a Pot Chuck for your Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-and-use-a-Pot-Chuck-for-your-Lathe/
How to make and use a Pot Chuck for your Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/H9QW/IAG0QQUL/F95H9QWIAG0QQUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/H9QW/IAG0QQUL/F95H9QWIAG0QQUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/H9QW/IAG0QQUL/F95H9QWIAG0QQUL.SMALL.jpg RichGibson Here is my finished pot chuck.A Pot Chuck is used to hold work which does not match up with the jaws on your Lathe Chuck. Here is the finished pot chuck with a piece of 0.5" stock. Pick a piece of round stock a bit larger than your work piece In this case I want a pot chuck for 0.5" square s...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 17:17:27 PDT
DIY Sanding Cord - for Wood Turners http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-sanding-cord-for-wood-turners/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 17:15:04 PDT
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Salt-Margarita-Glass/
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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/
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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/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:04:26 PDT
Homemade wood mini lathe with hand Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-wood-mini-lathe-with-hand-Drill/
Homemade wood mini lathe with hand Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/81QC/I9QWKARN/FNY81QCI9QWKARN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/81QC/I9QWKARN/FNY81QCI9QWKARN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/81QC/I9QWKARN/FNY81QCI9QWKARN.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade wood mini lathe by hand Drill very easy and cheap with old hand drill, Aluminium Alloy Profile 600 mm x 80 mm x 40 mm2 pcs Aluminium Alloy 6061 160 mm x 600 mm x 12 mm1 pcs Aluminium Alloy 6061 80 mm x 80 mm x 12 mm1 pcs Aluminium Alloy 6061 160 mm x 80 mm x 12 mm1 old drill broken and 1 1 ...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 09:13:49 PDT
How To Make an Awl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Awl-1/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 16:51:34 PDT
Machining A Finger Plate Clamping Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Machining-A-Finger-Plate-Clamping-Tool/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 15:01:51 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
Homemade Press Drill Mini Milling Mill Router DIY Spindle Slide Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Press-Drill-Mini-Milling-Mill-Router-DIY-/
Homemade Press Drill Mini Milling Mill Router DIY Spindle Slide Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/EHT0/I95GPGBV/FZDEHT0I95GPGBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/EHT0/I95GPGBV/FZDEHT0I95GPGBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/EHT0/I95GPGBV/FZDEHT0I95GPGBV.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Press Drill Mini Milling Mill Router DIY Spindle Slide MachineParts and Tools:Aluminium Alloy 6061 400 mm x 160 mm x 12 mm.Aluminium Alloy 6061 62 mm x 250 mm x 12 mm1 Linear shaft 25 mm x 600 mm aixs1 Linear shaft 11 mm x 300 mm aixs1 pcs SHF25 25mm Linear Rail Shaft Support XYZ Table1 p...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:26:48 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
Machining A Tailstock Die Holder For The Sherline Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Machining-A-Tailstock-Die-Holder-For-The-Sherline-/
Machining A Tailstock Die Holder For The Sherline Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/CDLJ/I8BGNY6H/F0BCDLJI8BGNY6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/CDLJ/I8BGNY6H/F0BCDLJI8BGNY6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/CDLJ/I8BGNY6H/F0BCDLJI8BGNY6H.SMALL.jpg Clickspring The Sherline Lathe would have to be one of the best value tools I have in my shop. It is incredibly versatile, very accurate, and well priced. Sherline also have an excellent 'open source' approach to the way customers can access their products. Every single part, no matter how small, is available f...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 19:17:09 PDT
Cherry Coat Hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherry-Coat-Hooks/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 15:32:48 PDT
DIY Lathe add ons http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-tools-on-the-cheap/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 10:21:31 PDT
How To Turn a Log into a Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Turn-a-Log-into-a-Mallet/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:38:50 PDT
Mini Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Wood-Lathe/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:13:59 PDT
Lathe Chuck Cradle http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Chuck-Cradle/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:07:21 PDT
Making Your Own Branding Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Your-Own-Branding-Iron/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:51:08 PST
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
HDPE Carvers Mallets http://www.instructables.com/id/HDPE-Carvers-Mallets/
HDPE Carvers Mallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/T3J0/I6KN8WUG/F7DT3J0I6KN8WUG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/T3J0/I6KN8WUG/F7DT3J0I6KN8WUG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/T3J0/I6KN8WUG/F7DT3J0I6KN8WUG.SMALL.jpg Construct Icon Here is how a made some carvers mallets step by step using HDPE http://youtu.be/v6ydNxqHhOE
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:37:14 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...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:02:50 PST
homemade captive ring tool http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-captive-ring-tool/
homemade captive ring tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/8HY5/I66D0MYX/FSH8HY5I66D0MYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/8HY5/I66D0MYX/FSH8HY5I66D0MYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/8HY5/I66D0MYX/FSH8HY5I66D0MYX.SMALL.jpg Tom Howbridge make your own captive rings on a lathe using a homemade tool from an old screwdriver0;11 drilling hole through screw driver0;44 cutting though to the hole from the edge of the screw driver to create a hook 1;10 shaping the hook profile 1;45 sharpening the cutting edge 2;16 cutting a ringPlease join ...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 15:06:21 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
.44 Magnum ring http://www.instructables.com/id/44-Magnum-ring/
.44 Magnum ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/70EJ/I5QN0LM3/FBM70EJI5QN0LM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/70EJ/I5QN0LM3/FBM70EJI5QN0LM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/70EJ/I5QN0LM3/FBM70EJI5QN0LM3.SMALL.jpg Divisible_By_0 Learn how to make a ring like this.Don't forget to check this out: http://divisiblemetalworks.blogspot.com/ Materials First thing you will need.A Metal lathe.A Milling machine.A Oxy torch set.A Buffing wheel.And some files.Then you will need the metal I used a random length of mild steel. Mak...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 16:29:10 PST
Lathe-Mounted Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Mounted-Disc-Sander/
Lathe-Mounted Disc Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J2YO/I5MD4LDG/FE7J2YOI5MD4LDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J2YO/I5MD4LDG/FE7J2YOI5MD4LDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J2YO/I5MD4LDG/FE7J2YOI5MD4LDG.SMALL.jpg MissionSRX Sanding machines are fairly common in most woodworking shops, with models ranging from small tabletop versions to high-powered floor models. When still living at home, I used a combination belt/disc sander in my minuscule shop to shape and correct nearly every part I cut. Today, my workshop shares a...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 14:53:35 PST
ARK Rocker http://www.instructables.com/id/ARK-Rocker-a-rocking-chair-by-Xander-Bremer/
ARK Rocker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/D9PN/I4YTVA3F/FZ1D9PNI4YTVA3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/D9PN/I4YTVA3F/FZ1D9PNI4YTVA3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/D9PN/I4YTVA3F/FZ1D9PNI4YTVA3F.SMALL.jpg xbremer The ARK Rocker is concept piece exploring the intersection of modern manufacturing technology with timeless craft techniques. Every part of this rocking chair was made was made using digital fabrication equipment and computer modeling software through Autodesk and the Pier 9 workshop. But each part ...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:24:05 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...
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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
Corian Ringmaking http://www.instructables.com/id/Corian-Ringmaking/
Corian Ringmaking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/JP7S/I48CWPWA/FTFJP7SI48CWPWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/JP7S/I48CWPWA/FTFJP7SI48CWPWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/JP7S/I48CWPWA/FTFJP7SI48CWPWA.SMALL.jpg stangtime Making Corian rings on the lathe is a blast. It's fun, easy, and pretty cheap. Corian and Avonite samples can be found in many places including eBay, Craigslist, and local counter top suppliers. They cut with regular carbide woodworking tools and offer fantastic results.The process I use is very ...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 13:55:06 PST
Offset Wooden Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Offset-Wooden-Pendant/
Offset Wooden Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/P2QZ/I48CFAMJ/F4MP2QZI48CFAMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/P2QZ/I48CFAMJ/F4MP2QZI48CFAMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/P2QZ/I48CFAMJ/F4MP2QZI48CFAMJ.SMALL.jpg TimG1 Most woodworkers I know, myself included, have many small pieces of wood that are just to pretty to get rid of. This is an excellent project for those scraps and you end up with a gift for yourself or another special lady in your life.There is a video at the end of this Instructable if you just want...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 20:27:02 PST
Compact Grappling hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Grappling-hook/
Compact Grappling hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/O2GW/I45HOZNZ/FG7O2GWI45HOZNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/O2GW/I45HOZNZ/FG7O2GWI45HOZNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/O2GW/I45HOZNZ/FG7O2GWI45HOZNZ.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng When I was a kid I made little grappling hooks out of paper clips. No G.I. JOE was complete without one! Now that I'm all grown I've graduated from paper clips. Last year I made my son a Katana Letter Opener for Christmas. This year I made him a grappling hook. It screws apart for compact storage an...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:37:04 PST
Over Engineered Nutcracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-Engineered-Nutcracker/
Over Engineered Nutcracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/XSMB/I3VHYC5O/F4QXSMBI3VHYC5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/XSMB/I3VHYC5O/F4QXSMBI3VHYC5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/XSMB/I3VHYC5O/F4QXSMBI3VHYC5O.SMALL.jpg GraceB4 So Grace wanted a nutcracker. I could have walked down to the shop and bought a cheap one for a few pounds...But why would I want to do that when I can spend several hours and several times the cost to build our own?! I recently saw one of the screw types for the first time and thought, "What a...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:22:53 PST
$2 Lathe Parting Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Lathe-Parting-Tool/
$2 Lathe Parting Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/B9NI/I3TH5JWA/F6IB9NII3TH5JWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/B9NI/I3TH5JWA/F6IB9NII3TH5JWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/B9NI/I3TH5JWA/F6IB9NII3TH5JWA.SMALL.jpg stangtime I've been making a lot of wood rings on the lathe lately and needed a smaller parting tool; the one I was using was too big and bulky for these little rings. There are several DIY parting tool videos online with a total cost of around $5 to $10. While poking around in the shop I found some old she...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:02:26 PST
Long Parts on a Short Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Parts-on-a-Short-Lathe/
Long Parts on a Short Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5KBK/I3KBPKUC/FR65KBKI3KBPKUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5KBK/I3KBPKUC/FR65KBKI3KBPKUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/5KBK/I3KBPKUC/FR65KBKI3KBPKUC.SMALL.jpg Stefan Gales In September 2013 I had to process a very long piece on the lathe. The piece was 3.5m in length and 16mm in diameter. So I made two supports. Support Materials : 2200 Self Aligning Ball Bearing , 5 screws and 3 pieces of aluminum. Using I managed to go smoothly at 500 rpm.
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:47:34 PST
DIY Homemade Mini Wood Lathe with Drill Hand Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Mini-Wood-Lathe-with-Drill-Hand-Tools/
DIY Homemade Mini Wood Lathe with Drill Hand Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/Q4IG/I3H6XDS6/FGXQ4IGI3H6XDS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/Q4IG/I3H6XDS6/FGXQ4IGI3H6XDS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/Q4IG/I3H6XDS6/FGXQ4IGI3H6XDS6.SMALL.jpg doitverything46 Homemade Mini Wood Lathe with Drill Hand Tools very easy and cheap.You can show step by step how to make a mini lathe using a power drill. I turn a few pieces and then make a small tool handle.
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 23:45:27 PST
DIY Ozito Mini Wood Circular Table Jig Arrow Saw Cutting Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ozito-Mini-Wood-Circular-Table-Jig-Arrow-Saw-C/
DIY Ozito Mini Wood Circular Table Jig Arrow Saw Cutting Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/1RKQ/I36LES5O/FGZ1RKQI36LES5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/1RKQ/I36LES5O/FGZ1RKQI36LES5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/1RKQ/I36LES5O/FGZ1RKQI36LES5O.SMALL.jpg diyminisaw Homemade mini saw with mini Router Ozito very simple and easy, Do it now, It take few hour in your holiday but good for nice life - It is very good for DIY mini wood toolsDIY Ozito Mini Wood Circular Table Jig Arrow Saw Cutting MachineAll Mini Wood Saw Machine - Homemade Multi Tool for DIY here
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:06:53 PST
DIY Wood Mini Lathe with Slide Axis and Aluminium Alloy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Lathe-with-Slide-Axis-and-Aluminium-Alloy/
DIY Wood Mini Lathe with Slide Axis and Aluminium Alloy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GH2T/I35RF8BH/FPAGH2TI35RF8BH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GH2T/I35RF8BH/FPAGH2TI35RF8BH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GH2T/I35RF8BH/FPAGH2TI35RF8BH.SMALL.jpg latheminidiy Homemade Mini Tailstock Lathe Mill Wood Slide Spindle Drill Axis and Aluminium Alloy very simple, cheap and easy, you can do it in your home It is nice work for DIY wood small tools in home - thank youSee more DIY Mini Lathe, Mill, Router here...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 15:42:02 PST
Homemade Mini Milling Mill Router Wood Lathe Headstock DIY Spindle Slide Machine Router Drill CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Milling-Mill-Router-Wood-Lathe-Heads/
Homemade Mini Milling Mill Router Wood Lathe Headstock DIY Spindle Slide Machine Router Drill CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/IL8M/I35RBNZR/FA7IL8MI35RBNZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/IL8M/I35RBNZR/FA7IL8MI35RBNZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/IL8M/I35RBNZR/FA7IL8MI35RBNZR.SMALL.jpg cnchomemade Homemade Mini Mill Router very easy with Aluminium Alloy, Sliade Axis, Motor take from Broken DrillMore Lathe CNC Router Mill Homemade here:More Lathe CNC Router Mill Homemade here: Homemade Y Slide Axis with Alloy Aluminium DIY Y Slide Axis with Alloy Aluminium very simple and very chaep Home...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 03:51:50 PST