Make Your Own Lathe

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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