LumberJocks

Homemade lathe for drill press

  • Advertise with us
Project by Mikhandmaker posted 01-18-2018 04:04 PM 1723 views 11 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I always wanted to have a lathe for wood but I don’t have much space in my workshop, so I decided to build one myself using my drill press. For this, I used an angle drill adapter and after many tests I saw that the result could be good.

In this video I show you the step by step

https://youtu.be/IYGPwJOD4V0

If you like the video please Subscribe to my Youtube Channel

-- Visit my channel: https://www.youtube.com/mikhandmaker





17 comments so far

View GR8HUNTER's profile

GR8HUNTER

4007 posts in 740 days


#1 posted 01-18-2018 04:29 PM

SUPER COOL :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

12437 posts in 2895 days


#2 posted 01-18-2018 05:40 PM

I watched your video on You tube two days ago – super cool idea!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View Northwest29's profile

Northwest29

1642 posts in 2518 days


#3 posted 01-18-2018 06:37 PM

What a great idea. Thanks for sharing you creative genius with us.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

View Mikhandmaker's profile

Mikhandmaker

82 posts in 440 days


#4 posted 01-18-2018 07:09 PM

Thanks!!!


SUPER COOL :<))

- GR8HUNTER


-- Visit my channel: https://www.youtube.com/mikhandmaker

View Mikhandmaker's profile

Mikhandmaker

82 posts in 440 days


#5 posted 01-18-2018 07:12 PM

I’m happy you like it, thanks!


I watched your video on You tube two days ago – super cool idea!

- majuvla

-- Visit my channel: https://www.youtube.com/mikhandmaker

View Mikhandmaker's profile

Mikhandmaker

82 posts in 440 days


#6 posted 01-18-2018 07:14 PM

Thanks for the comment Northwest29


What a great idea. Thanks for sharing you creative genius with us.

- Northwest29


-- Visit my channel: https://www.youtube.com/mikhandmaker

View Rick's profile

Rick

9731 posts in 3060 days


#7 posted 01-18-2018 07:34 PM

Very Nice Drill Press Lathe & Well Done!

-- LIFE is what happens when you're planning on doing Other Things!

View AJ1104's profile

AJ1104

502 posts in 1687 days


#8 posted 01-19-2018 03:22 AM

Wow, Great build! I loved your video. Thanks for sharing!

-- AJ

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

31407 posts in 2894 days


#9 posted 01-19-2018 02:48 PM

Congratulations. Where there’s a will there’s a way. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

View ralbuck's profile

ralbuck

4586 posts in 2294 days


#10 posted 01-19-2018 06:11 PM



Congratulations. Where there s a will there s a way. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

- helluvawreck


And; if it works for you, that is what counts the most! I have a H-F mini, that takes up a little room and it works for what I need it to—- only quite small projects though.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

View Sylvain's profile

Sylvain

708 posts in 2527 days


#11 posted 01-20-2018 02:33 PM

The benefit of the angle drill adapter would be the absence of lateral stress on the drill press bearings.
Smart idea.

-- Sylvain, Brussels, Belgium, Europe - The more I learn, the more there is to learn

View Mikhandmaker's profile

Mikhandmaker

82 posts in 440 days


#12 posted 01-20-2018 08:35 PM

Thank you!


Very Nice Drill Press Lathe & Well Done!

- Rick


-- Visit my channel: https://www.youtube.com/mikhandmaker

View Mikhandmaker's profile

Mikhandmaker

82 posts in 440 days


#13 posted 01-20-2018 08:37 PM

Thanks for the comment!!


Wow, Great build! I loved your video. Thanks for sharing!

- AJ1104


-- Visit my channel: https://www.youtube.com/mikhandmaker

View Mikhandmaker's profile

Mikhandmaker

82 posts in 440 days


#14 posted 01-20-2018 08:39 PM

Thanks you very much!! I appreciate your comment


Congratulations. Where there s a will there s a way. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

- helluvawreck

-- Visit my channel: https://www.youtube.com/mikhandmaker

View Mikhandmaker's profile

Mikhandmaker

82 posts in 440 days


#15 posted 01-20-2018 08:43 PM

Very good appreciation, I think so
Thanks for the comment


The benefit of the angle drill adapter would be the absence of lateral stress on the drill press bearings.
Smart idea.

- Sylvain

-- Visit my channel: https://www.youtube.com/mikhandmaker

showing 1 through 15 of 17 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com