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Building a REAL Lathe Part 1

10-08-2018 02:55 PM by RexKrueger | 2 comments »

Friends: There are a lot of DIY wood lathes out there, but most of those are small, low-power machines that won’t handle large pieces of wood, do bowls, or handle long spindles. I’m in the middle of building a REAL lathe with 16 inches of swing and 32 inches between centers. By itself, this wouldn’t be such a big deal, but I’m going to build this lathe for LESS than $150 and I’m using common materials and tools that any woodworker either has or can get their hands on. I’m super-excited about this project and about bringing woodturning to more craftsmen. Hope you enjoy the video! —Rex https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeJop4zd8Cg&l...

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