Dale's Woodturnings - My Home Built Bowl Turning Lathe
When I turned my first bowl is the early 1980's using my old 9 inch South Bend metal turning lathe I decided to build a bowl turning lathe.
Fabricated Bowl Lathe
Some time ago I fabricated a small bowl lathe, mainly to swing a Longworth chuck and as a second back up lathe. Specs:- Bed 500mm long out of 100x50mm...
Building Big Blue, a Home Made Wood Lathe
Building Big Blue, a Home Made Wood Lathe: This article was originally posted to my website, www.woodshopmike.com. Be sure to stop by my site for more DIYs, repairs, and projects & remember to subscribe! Now on with the Instructable!"Why on earth would you build a wood lathe?" …
First attempt to turn wood on my new lathe. We found that the 3/4 hp motor isn't really strong enough. No surprise. And it needs some gussets on the tool rest.
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