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Project by Vagabond55 posted 11-08-2016 12:59 AM 1819 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a broken cordless drill.
I have some of left over material.
what if I made a wood lathe like with these, the result was not more than a junk tool you may recognize..
But I got a tool I can play with for a while.
(Only investment I made was a DC power supply that costed 15$.)
Chisels are also shop made with $ shop goods.
As an experiment, I made lidded box, dish and hair cuffs.
The diameter of the dish is about 6 inches that is about the maximum size my lathe can handle.





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NormG

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#1 posted 11-08-2016 01:33 AM

Great tool idea, congrats and if it is useful for other items, just wonderful, thank you for sharing

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 11-08-2016 02:37 AM

Nice work, now you have a functional tool to use. Smart thinking.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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woodbutcherbynight

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#3 posted 11-08-2016 04:04 AM

Unique, crude but hey it works and you made something useful you did not have before. Even made a few projects that look good. It is all about the creative process.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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ChrisK

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#4 posted 11-08-2016 11:29 AM

Neat collection of stuff. Looks like it works.

Nice!

-- Chris K

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MustacheMike

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#5 posted 11-08-2016 12:18 PM

Nice!!!

-- You can trust Mike -" because I will never pull your stash!" See my show weekly at Stumpynubs.com

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majuvla

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#6 posted 11-08-2016 04:46 PM

I will not say it’s a beautiful maschine because I don’t like it, but things you made on it are just outstanding.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 11-08-2016 09:00 PM

Very creative. I like it….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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bushmaster

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#8 posted 11-09-2016 02:10 AM

nicely done projects with a very simple home made lathe, couldn’t have been done better with the $$$$ lathes.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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