While most of us purchase our lathes, making one is an option if you are mechanically inclined.
|Homemade Wooden Lathe|
By: Matthias Wandel
Matthias shows us how me makes his own a wood lathe, including bearings. He follows it up with lathe improvements and even a homemade 4-jaw chuck.
|Homemade Wood Lathe, Building by Blue|
By: Work Shop Mike
In this article, Mike building a large bowl lathe. He shows us all the steps that he followed to do it.
|Making a Treadle or Pole Lathe|
By: The Association of Polelathe Turners and Greenwood Workers
In this article, Hugh tells us how to make our own treadle or pole lathe. He explains all the components and shows exactly how to make each piece of the lathe. With his directions you should be able to make your own.
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