This easy honey dipper can be turned in a lathe in an afternoon, for someone who is just starting using a lathe.
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Step 1: Materials
cylinder shaped wood (approx: 2-3cm) x1
Dowl (approx: 1cm) x1
Lathe tools x3
Hand saw x1
Mitre saw (optional) x1
Flat wood bit (approx: 13mm) x1
wood glue (NON-TOXIC) x1
AND A LATHE
Step 2: Cut the Ends
If you have the same cylinder shaped wood with handles, like the one I have, cut the handles off. To prepare for the next step find the centre of the wood and put it on the lathe
Step 3: The Type of Lathe Tools
Use the tools shown above
Step 4: Turn the Bottom,Dipping Piece.
Your lathe sould look slightly like this one, use a 4 prong spur driver
Step 5: Honey Dipping End
Using the lathe and tools turn the wood into this shape
Step 6: Make the Hole
Drill a hole in one of the ends on the honey dipper using the flat wood bit
Step 7: Cut the Handle
Use a mitre saw or a hand saw to cut the handle to YOUR desired length
Step 8: Finishing Off
Put the handle in the sanded hole that you made earlier and glue it using non toxic wood glue.
Step 9: Clamp It!
Now put it in a clamp and wait for it to dry!
Step 10: Finished
Participated in the
Wood Contest 2016