Instructables: exploring - workshop - lathe http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 May 2016 01:31:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Lathe Tool Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Tool-Rack/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 05:45:58 PDT
Wood Lathe Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Lathe-Restoration/
Wood Lathe Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/XY6V/IOMP202F/FIGXY6VIOMP202F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/XY6V/IOMP202F/FIGXY6VIOMP202F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/XY6V/IOMP202F/FIGXY6VIOMP202F.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Restore a wood lathe. Wood Lathe I found a sturdy old wood lathe at an estate sale for pennies and decided to give it a spit shine. Disassemble Inspect the lathe and disassemble it. Take good photos of all the moving parts, they come in handy on reassembly. Bolts Cover the bolts and other ...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:24:26 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
Mini Lathe Motor Upgrade (three Phase, Brushless DC) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Lathe-Motor-Upgrade-three-Phase-Brushless-DC/
Mini Lathe Motor Upgrade (three Phase, Brushless DC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/U1UZ/INM7NOXV/F39U1UZINM7NOXV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/U1UZ/INM7NOXV/F39U1UZINM7NOXV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/U1UZ/INM7NOXV/F39U1UZINM7NOXV.SMALL.jpg LetsBuildOne I have a Chinese mini lathe and it has the usual issue of breaking motors and control circuits.My lathe needed a new control circuit at £90 and a new motor at £86. Both +P&P.http://www.arceurotrade.co.uk/Catalogue/Machine-Spares/C3-Mini-Lathe-Spares Now my first thought was “Are you taking the exple...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 04:38:40 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
Make a Burnisher http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Burnisher/
Make a Burnisher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/XLHP/INI7URKB/F21XLHPINI7URKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/XLHP/INI7URKB/F21XLHPINI7URKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/XLHP/INI7URKB/F21XLHPINI7URKB.SMALL.jpg djpolymath A burnisher is similar the a kitchen knife honing steel. A honing steel realigns a knife blade, while a burnisher creates a burr or sharp hook on a scraping tool by deforming the metal. A good burnisher can be a little pricey, so I decided to make my own for sharpening card scrapers. The Steel Th...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:12:19 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
DIY Four Jaw Lathe Chucks Spindle Headstock Tailstock Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Four-Jaw-Lathe-Chucks-Spindle-Headstock-Tailst/
DIY Four Jaw Lathe Chucks Spindle Headstock Tailstock Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/GQ3A/IN35R9X3/F5KGQ3AIN35R9X3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/GQ3A/IN35R9X3/F5KGQ3AIN35R9X3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/GQ3A/IN35R9X3/F5KGQ3AIN35R9X3.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Four Jaw Lathe Chucks Spindle Headstock Tailstock Homemade Wood Metal Mini LatheThis small welding chuck are made for small-size welding positioner in the processing nice work for wood and very easy for do it in homeMaterials:1 pcs motor 50 Watt take from old hand drills1 pcs steel 80 mm x 10 m...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 01:51:51 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
Xr6 Aircon Delete Pulley http://www.instructables.com/id/Xr6-Aircon-Delete-Pulley/
Xr6 Aircon Delete Pulley - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/N1SC/IN238J03/FABN1SCIN238J03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/N1SC/IN238J03/FABN1SCIN238J03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/N1SC/IN238J03/FABN1SCIN238J03.SMALL.jpg littlemattyp Removing the air conditioning from a car is something usually done to tidy up the engine bay or to remove weight from the front of the car in prefomance situations. I'm removing it on a Barra 240T motor that I hope to put into a Ford Falcon xr6 Turbo project car. The main goal of the project for me ...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 01:56:59 PDT
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects DIY Headstock Chuck Drill Spindle Tailstock http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe-Projects-DIY-Headst-1/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects DIY Headstock Chuck Drill Spindle Tailstock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/N4PM/IMZ41JJG/FVGN4PMIMZ41JJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/N4PM/IMZ41JJG/FVGN4PMIMZ41JJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/N4PM/IMZ41JJG/FVGN4PMIMZ41JJG.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects DIY Headstock Chuck Drill Spindle TailstockMaterials: LMK12UU 12mm flange bearing CNC Flange Linear Bearings Flange Linear Bush2 pcs 8 mm x 360 mmlinear make gear 20 mm / 8mm1 pcs aluminium alloy 80 mm x 120 mm 12 mm 1 pcs aluminium alloy 80 mm x 100 mm 10 mm...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 02:18:02 PDT
DIY - Wide Aluminium Pulley + Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wide-Aluminium-Pulley-Installation/
DIY - Wide Aluminium Pulley + Installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/1GV2/IMM97NSE/FA31GV2IMM97NSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/1GV2/IMM97NSE/FA31GV2IMM97NSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/1GV2/IMM97NSE/FA31GV2IMM97NSE.SMALL.jpg BlackNinja3006 Note: this is a lathe intensive project A heavy duty pulley for rope,cable or chain. with variable lane width it can be scaled for use with different diameters or multiple ropes. The pulley is made of a cast aluminum block which will be shown in a future Instructable and video.Tools- A lathe (you co...
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 05:24:23 PDT
Concrete Metal Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Metal-Lathe/
Concrete Metal Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/BSE3/IMK66V0K/FK5BSE3IMK66V0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/BSE3/IMK66V0K/FK5BSE3IMK66V0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/BSE3/IMK66V0K/FK5BSE3IMK66V0K.SMALL.jpg Confounded Machine I've wanted a large CNC lathe for a long time...key ingredient to that being a large lathe. Unfortunately most places that sell these lathes want a large sum of money in exchange. After some searching on the internet it turns out one could build a lathe from scratch using concrete and scraps of st...
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 23:37:40 PDT
Calculate Drill or Lathe Speed http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculate-Drill-or-Lathe-Speed/
Calculate Drill or Lathe Speed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/TUCY/IM0VO2FI/FQ5TUCYIM0VO2FI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/TUCY/IM0VO2FI/FQ5TUCYIM0VO2FI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/TUCY/IM0VO2FI/FQ5TUCYIM0VO2FI.SMALL.jpg djpolymath If the pulley RPM on your tool is not labelled you can calculate it. Measure Measure the radius or circumference of each pulley. It doesn't matter which, as long as you stay consistent and the inside and outside diameters of all the pulleys are proportional. It is the ratio that matters here. ...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 16:37:03 PDT
Drill press to lathe with a bit of scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-to-Lathe-With-a-Bit-of-Scrap-Wood/
Drill press to lathe with a bit of scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/LU8K/IM0VNNTU/FLRLU8KIM0VNNTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/LU8K/IM0VNNTU/FLRLU8KIM0VNNTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/LU8K/IM0VNNTU/FLRLU8KIM0VNNTU.SMALL.jpg deluges This is the longest instructables I've written in a while, and it's about turning (pun intended) a drill press into a sturdy lathe for wood and metal. I don't like buying when I can make, and that includes tools as well. In this i'ble we'll only use scrapwood and the metalworking parts are limited t...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 15:28:20 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
Lathe Banjo Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Banjo-Lock/
Lathe Banjo Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/VLBZ/ILV83T82/FV0VLBZILV83T82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/VLBZ/ILV83T82/FV0VLBZILV83T82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/VLBZ/ILV83T82/FV0VLBZILV83T82.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Build a wood lathe banjo lock. Design Scribble some ideas. Hardware 1 bolt, 2 nuts and a washer. Wood Cut a 2x4 to size and drill a hole in the center. Fasten Bolt Fasten the bolt to the wood so it protrudes from one side and tighten. Fasten Banjo Fasten the lock to the banjo. Use a ...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 16:49:24 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
Lathe Motor Mounting Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Motor-Mounting-Mods/
Lathe Motor Mounting Mods - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/4DQN/ILQVGT3A/FRF4DQNILQVGT3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/4DQN/ILQVGT3A/FRF4DQNILQVGT3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/4DQN/ILQVGT3A/FRF4DQNILQVGT3A.SMALL.jpg marcello bianchi I have an generic far East made lathe and I've made a few modification including new headstock bearings but it doesn't feel right when turning and taking a video when using the lathe has revealed that the motor is oscillating under load, the motor is fixed to the bed of the lathe only at the front a...
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 11:38:39 PDT
Sblocco avanzamento automatico sul tornio, con arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Sblocco-Avanzamento-Automatico-Sul-Tornio-Con-Ardu/
Sblocco avanzamento automatico sul tornio, con arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/DEHF/ILJWQD3S/FNCDEHFILJWQD3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/DEHF/ILJWQD3S/FNCDEHFILJWQD3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/DEHF/ILJWQD3S/FNCDEHFILJWQD3S.SMALL.jpg fergio L'idea nasce dal fatto che, sul tornio sbloccare manualmente la barra di avanzamento automatico e una'operazione alquanto imprecisa soprattutto nella realizzazione di filettature.Con poco materiale, spesso già in possesso, si può ottenere un automatismo molto efficiente. Puleggia di comando co...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 12:27:32 PST
Make a Brass Hot-End Nozzle for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Brass-Hot-End-Nozzle-for-3D-Printing/
Make a Brass Hot-End Nozzle for 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/M6GS/ILID4K71/FUYM6GSILID4K71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/M6GS/ILID4K71/FUYM6GSILID4K71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/M6GS/ILID4K71/FUYM6GSILID4K71.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop Low quality 3d printing nozzles are often the ones that prevents your model from being printed as perfectly as they should. In this video I am gonna show you how to machine your own hot-end nozzle on a budged. Designing a Nozzle (3d software) - let start this project by drawing it in a solidwork...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 09:08:07 PST
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
Making a Wooden Lathe Faceplate the Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Lathe-Faceplate-the-Easy-Way/
Making a Wooden Lathe Faceplate the Easy Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/USBW/ILFI34CD/F9ZUSBWILFI34CD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/USBW/ILFI34CD/F9ZUSBWILFI34CD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/USBW/ILFI34CD/F9ZUSBWILFI34CD.SMALL.jpg marcello bianchi Making a wooden face plate the easy way, I started by drilling a 17mm hole through a block of beach and cutting a tread in it with a steel tap , I started the tapping on the drill press to make sure it was all at 90 degrees Tapping a Screw Thread I re-enforced the threads with liquid superglue an...
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 12:00:39 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
The mini desktop lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Desktop-Lathe/
The mini desktop lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/H2U2/IKK2J192/F5GH2U2IKK2J192.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/H2U2/IKK2J192/F5GH2U2IKK2J192.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/H2U2/IKK2J192/F5GH2U2IKK2J192.SMALL.jpg GraydonT here's how to make a mini desktop lathe! Mini desktop lathe PartsMotor . One to drive and one to act as a stopA plankStaples 30 v supply or other power sourceBolts2 steel bars to guid the small motorAnd a clamp or 2 Drive motor The motor that drives the lathe needs to be bolted squared to th...
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:47:18 PST
Quick Change Radius (Ball) Turner for Metal Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Change-Radius-Ball-Turner-for-Metal-Lathe/
Quick Change Radius (Ball) Turner for Metal Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/WMSA/IKH7IYS2/FP3WMSAIKH7IYS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/WMSA/IKH7IYS2/FP3WMSAIKH7IYS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/WMSA/IKH7IYS2/FP3WMSAIKH7IYS2.SMALL.jpg omnitasker I built this radius/ball turner a few years back, and thought I should finally share what I learned. This is actually the second radius turner I made- the first was such a disaster that really settled in to research what other people did, and apply that to my own needs. If I were to build it again t...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:29:57 PST
Pattern/Duplicating Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Pattern-Lathe/
Pattern/Duplicating Wood Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/NYHG/IKFRVHIS/FCANYHGIKFRVHIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/NYHG/IKFRVHIS/FCANYHGIKFRVHIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/NYHG/IKFRVHIS/FCANYHGIKFRVHIS.SMALL.jpg omnitasker I needed to turn some plastic parts that were all the same (within reason) I didn't want to spend the money having them CNC turned and I didn't need that kind of accuracy anyway. I decided to build my own pattern lathe. This particular instructable is not so much to provide a step by step "how-to," ...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:33:31 PST
Wood Lathe Drilling Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Lathe-Drilling-Jig/
Wood Lathe Drilling Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/KSCC/IKBHS3IV/FSUKSCCIKBHS3IV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/KSCC/IKBHS3IV/FSUKSCCIKBHS3IV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/KSCC/IKBHS3IV/FSUKSCCIKBHS3IV.SMALL.jpg omnitasker I had a project where I needed to drill holes in a piece that I had turned on a lathe. The holes needed to be perpendicular to the axis, and spaced evenly at 120º increment. Admittedly, there are plenty of ways to accomplish this, but I wanted a tool that was adjustable, adaptable, and accurate. I b...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:08:52 PST
Making a Dust Extractor Cover for My Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Dust-Extractor-Cover-for-My-Disc-Sander/
Making a Dust Extractor Cover for My Disc Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/R1UD/IKA2DPNM/FOSR1UDIKA2DPNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/R1UD/IKA2DPNM/FOSR1UDIKA2DPNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/R1UD/IKA2DPNM/FOSR1UDIKA2DPNM.SMALL.jpg marcello bianchi If your following this series this is part 3 of making a 12 inch 300mm disc sander,in this Instructable using the laminated "U" shape to make a hood for dust extraction. Cleaning up the back panel I laminated the shape of the disc and made the dust cover out of recycled materials and painted it g...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 06:54:14 PST
Rehandling Woodworking Lathe Chisels http://www.instructables.com/id/Rehandling-Woodworking-Lathe-Chisels/
Rehandling Woodworking Lathe Chisels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZR2T/IK8MYAB0/FX1ZR2TIK8MYAB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZR2T/IK8MYAB0/FX1ZR2TIK8MYAB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZR2T/IK8MYAB0/FX1ZR2TIK8MYAB0.SMALL.jpg antagonizer When you invest in a new lathe, they often come with a few basic chisels to get you started. More often than not, they get tossed into my 'seconds' toolbox with my mismatched driver sets, loose sockets and assorted other cast off tools, only to be forgotten, and potentially handed down to another ne...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:49:07 PST
Homemade Woodworking Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Woodworking-Lathe/
Homemade Woodworking Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/QZKV/IJWUVCLC/FN2QZKVIJWUVCLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/QZKV/IJWUVCLC/FN2QZKVIJWUVCLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/QZKV/IJWUVCLC/FN2QZKVIJWUVCLC.SMALL.jpg WoodCrafts 67 This My Homemade Lathe I made Last year. It consists of An old drill press and Off cuts I had Leftover in the shop. Rails are from An Old louvre door some pine and for the rotating centre I used the bit/ collet end from an old router that was broke. I use this quite often and it still works grea...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:49:22 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
Turning wood turning tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-Wood-Turning-Tools/
Turning wood turning tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YVIZ/IJHJRR0Z/F35YVIZIJHJRR0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YVIZ/IJHJRR0Z/F35YVIZIJHJRR0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YVIZ/IJHJRR0Z/F35YVIZIJHJRR0Z.SMALL.jpg world of woodcraft If you are interested in taking up wood turning or if you already turn and want more tools because more tools means more possibilities. In this instructable I will show you how to make: a 3 point tool, a circle skew and a round profile scraper. Some of these tools are available commercially, some ar...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 07:40:48 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
Turn an Aluminum Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-Aluminum-Knob/
Turn an Aluminum Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/0DHI/IJ8WYDLC/FZY0DHIIJ8WYDLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/0DHI/IJ8WYDLC/FZY0DHIIJ8WYDLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/0DHI/IJ8WYDLC/FZY0DHIIJ8WYDLC.SMALL.jpg 271828- I needed a knob with 1/4-20 threads for the band saw circle cutting jig I was building. The fastest option was turning one from 3/4" aluminum round stock. The following instructions assume basic knowledge of metal lathes. Materials and Tools Materials:3/4 inch aluminum round stock or other mate...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 21:15:55 PST
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe 100 % DIY with Aluminium http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe-100-DIY-With-Alumin/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe 100 % DIY with Aluminium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/E47C/IJVWJ0OB/FS5E47CIJVWJ0OB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/E47C/IJVWJ0OB/FS5E47CIJVWJ0OB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/E47C/IJVWJ0OB/FS5E47CIJVWJ0OB.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 A mini lathe is a petite version of the larger lathe, and allow the user to work with a much smaller block of wood than the large lathe. The mini lathe is the ideal size to fit into a normal home, and can be placed on work benches or tables. Do it in my home is nice because it is very cheap and easy...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 09:52:43 PST
Miniature Brass Bell http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Brass-Bell-on-a-Drill-Press/
Miniature Brass Bell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/0O6Z/IJ3GK2MZ/FFU0O6ZIJ3GK2MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/0O6Z/IJ3GK2MZ/FFU0O6ZIJ3GK2MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/0O6Z/IJ3GK2MZ/FFU0O6ZIJ3GK2MZ.SMALL.jpg dhpenner1 Using some 3/8" brass rod, drill press, a couple cheap files and a hacksaw blade, I make miniature brass bells. Here's how I do it Start by making sure the brass rod is true and spinning perfectly centered. I do this by tapping it slightly while it's spinning. Then start filing. The shape can be...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 06:53:48 PST
Homemade Metal Lathe DIY Spindle Headstock by Drill Chucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Metal-Lathe-DIY-Spindle-Headstock-by-Dril/
Homemade Metal Lathe DIY Spindle Headstock by Drill Chucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/79ES/IIRPJCUT/FLK79ESIIRPJCUT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/79ES/IIRPJCUT/FLK79ESIIRPJCUT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/79ES/IIRPJCUT/FLK79ESIIRPJCUT.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Metal Lathe DIY Spindle by Drill ChucksA lathe is a piece of equipment used for shaping wood or other material. It consists of a base, which can be mounted on a bench or work table, and then, on either side, the headstock and the tailstock. The headstock has the spindle bearing which con...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 08:52:40 PST
New Bench for my Lathe/Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Bench-for-My-LatheDisc-Sander/
New Bench for my Lathe/Disc Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/D5MN/IIAMD6SC/FEBD5MNIIAMD6SC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/D5MN/IIAMD6SC/FEBD5MNIIAMD6SC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/D5MN/IIAMD6SC/FEBD5MNIIAMD6SC.SMALL.jpg marcello bianchi I need a new bench for my lathe,my lathe hasn't had a permanent home and it usually kept under the bench and only used sparingly I normally clamp it in my vice to use,Ive rearranged my workshop and given myself room for a 1200mm x 600mm bench. The lathe is going to double as a sanding station also i...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 07:56:21 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 DynamicTailstock DIY Tail Stock Mini Wood Metal Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-DynamicTailstock-DIY-Tail-Stock-Mini-Wood/
Homemade DynamicTailstock DIY Tail Stock Mini Wood Metal Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/GD5R/II23VRFO/FYEGD5RII23VRFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/GD5R/II23VRFO/FYEGD5RII23VRFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/GD5R/II23VRFO/FYEGD5RII23VRFO.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Tailstock is important part of lathe machine, It is also sometimes called the loose head stock or puppet head. It is mounted on the bed of the lathe such that it is capable of sliding along the latter maintaining its alignment with the head stock. On common types of medium size or small size lathes ...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 05:07:56 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
DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tailstock-Slide-Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe/
DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/K073/IJVWJ2VD/FADK073IJVWJ2VD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/K073/IJVWJ2VD/FADK073IJVWJ2VD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/K073/IJVWJ2VD/FADK073IJVWJ2VD.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 A Headstock Chuck Spindle is a device often used as part of an engineering lathe, wood-turning lathe, or used in conjunction with a rotary table on a milling machine. A Headstock Chuck Spindle is is usually used to apply support to the longitudinal rotary axis of a workpiece being machined. A lathe ...
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 06:20:35 PST