Introduction: Micro Wood-Lathe: How to Make It With a SEWING MACHINE MOTOR

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A How-to-make video I made showing the process of building a micro wood-lathe with a sewing machine motor. It uses the foot treadle that came with the sewing machine as the on/off/speed adjustment.

This lathe is direct drive, so it's very precise.

Happy making!

Oh, the epoxy I used is JB WELD