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While most of us purchase our lathes, making one is an option if you are mechanically inclined.


Continuous Motion Treadle Lathe Construction by Ray Sprouse New Woodturning Articles by Ray Sprouse

The continuous action treadle lathe, also known as a flywheel treadle lathe, below is an old design.  Leonardo Da Vinci was the first to design such a lathe. Ray shows how to build one of your own.

Compact Turning Center by Jim Williar New Woodturning Articles by Jim Williar

In this short article, Jim shows us how to adds to this lathe stand to provide storage space for the bits and pieces that are needed for your turning. This technique could be applied to other lathes to create your own page.

Ultimate Lathe Stand by American Woodworker Editors

This article describes how to build a stand alone stand that is great for a mini or midi lathe. It has a great shelf to hold your kit and is very sturdy!

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