UFO

Now some of us have seen UFO's and others have not. If you've not yet seen a UFO, maybe it's time to make own of your own. The lathe is a wonderful machine for creating lovely round and symmetric vessels so it's perfect for the task.

 

A wooden craft that's out of this worldA wooden craft that's out of this world
By: Aurele Delaurier
For most of us, turning is a hobby and something that we try to have fun doing! Many of us make tons of functional items for our families and friends. But how do step outside of those day-to-day useful items and get to something that's really fun?

Well, in this project, Aurele shows us how he build this UFO and then added electrical lights to it!! Now who wouldn't consider a large wood UFO with flashing lights fun!!

 

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