Instructables: exploring - workshop - lathe http://www.instructables.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 01:52:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Artisan Mallets For Leathercraft, Woodworking And Sculpting http://www.instructables.com/id/Artisan-Mallets-For-Leathercraft-Woodworking-And-S/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:04:09 PDT
Wood Turning 101 - What You Need To Know To Get Started on the Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-101-What-You-Need-To-Know-To-Get-Star/
Wood Turning 101 - What You Need To Know To Get Started on the Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Intergalactic War Bullet Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Intergalactic-War-Bullet-Keychain/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:17:00 PDT
Homemade Wood Metal Lathe Mill Projects DIY Spindle Jaw Chuk http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Lathe-Mill-Projects-DIY-Spindl/
Homemade Wood Metal Lathe Mill Projects DIY Spindle Jaw Chuk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/VS7C/IDFSFKOO/FZZVS7CIDFSFKOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/VS7C/IDFSFKOO/FZZVS7CIDFSFKOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/VS7C/IDFSFKOO/FZZVS7CIDFSFKOO.SMALL.jpg trukmeeilee The Mini Metal Lathe is a tool for DIY, hobby, modelmaking, crafts, students,small parts processing and others. you can buy or you can make it very easy Spindle Jaw Chuk 80 mm ( lot on EBay ), old sew motor, Aluminium Alloy, bearing 40 / 17 mm
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 01:31:54 PDT
Large Metal Knitting Needles http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Metal-Knitting-Needles/
Large Metal Knitting Needles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/LHIJ/IDCXEWAH/F4PLHIJIDCXEWAH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/LHIJ/IDCXEWAH/F4PLHIJIDCXEWAH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/LHIJ/IDCXEWAH/F4PLHIJIDCXEWAH.SMALL.jpg nords My daughter has recently become an avid knitter. She likes a 5 needle style. While most size needles are available in wood and metal, she wanted to try 9mm needles and could only find them in wood. Knowing that I enjoy a challenge, she asked for a set in metal. Aluminum was the obvious choice fo...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 10:58:56 PDT
Tailstock Chuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Tailstock-Chuck/
Tailstock Chuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/JN46/IDBI03V1/FH4JN46IDBI03V1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/JN46/IDBI03V1/FH4JN46IDBI03V1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/JN46/IDBI03V1/FH4JN46IDBI03V1.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov This instructable shows how to make a tapered drill chuck for a lathe out of a bolt. You'll need the following materials:Bench GrinderMetal FileBoltNutThreaded ChuckPrussian BlueEpoxy PuttySmall MotorCarbide Scribe Small Motor To keep the run-out to a minimum when machining the bolt, it's necessa...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 23:55:32 PDT
Would Have Been A Cnc Lathe From Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Would-Have-Been-A-Cnc-Lathe-From-Scrap/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:58:05 PDT
Your Very Own Piston Trophy http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Very-Own-Piston-Cup/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 18:46:42 PDT
Creating Long Acoustic-Kinetic "Reverb" Springs http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Long-Acoustic-Kinetic-Reverb-Springs/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 17:25:11 PDT
Woodturning Spin Tops http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodturning-Spin-Tops/
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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/
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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
Lathe Chisel Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Chisel-Rack/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:08:01 PDT
Homemade Ring Turned On Lathe! http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Ring-Turned-On-Lathe/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 04:08:30 PDT
Jurassic World timber platter http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurassic-World-timber-platter/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 03:58:47 PDT
How to make a metal pen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-metal-pen/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 15:22:09 PDT
Homemade Mini Lathe Cheap with Aluminium Alloy and Linear Rails Slide CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Lathe-Cheap-with-Aluminium-Alloy-and/
Homemade Mini Lathe Cheap with Aluminium Alloy and Linear Rails Slide CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/4UMC/IBRRXSQN/F0H4UMCIBRRXSQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/4UMC/IBRRXSQN/F0H4UMCIBRRXSQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/4UMC/IBRRXSQN/F0H4UMCIBRRXSQN.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Mini Lathe Cheap with Aluminium Alloy and Linear Rails Slide CNC very easy and nice workMaterials and Tools:4 pcs SCS10UU 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC2 pcs 480 mm 20 mm Linear Rails 1 Pcs 600 mm x 120 mm x 12 mm Aluminium Alloy 6061 2 Pcs 120 mm x 60 mm x 20 mm Aluminium All...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 02:04:17 PDT
Wooden Bottle Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Bottle-Stopper/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:35:47 PDT
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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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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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 ...
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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/
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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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By: SlickSqueegie

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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/
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/
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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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By: treenerd

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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/
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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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By: Clickspring

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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...
By: Clickspring

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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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By: ThisWoodwork

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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/
Mini Wood Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/ZJNF/I7W1TGPQ/FNNZJNFI7W1TGPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/ZJNF/I7W1TGPQ/FNNZJNFI7W1TGPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/ZJNF/I7W1TGPQ/FNNZJNFI7W1TGPQ.SMALL.jpg laffinm Before I begin, I would like to ask you to vote for this instructable. It was made as an entry for the Tools Contest here on Instructables, and I would very much appreciate your vote. Winning contests helps me build, upgrade and stay interested in this hobby, and continue creating more content for y...
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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/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:06:12 PST
HDPE Carvers Mallets http://www.instructables.com/id/HDPE-Carvers-Mallets/
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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