How to Turn Table Legs on Your Wood Lathe?

Answer Working a wood lathe takes great amounts of skill and plenty of practice. If you intend to create table legs on a wood lathe and you are using it for the first time, you should do a few practice ru... Read More »

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Can you use a wood lathe as a metal lathe?

Yes, a high quality wood lathe can be modified to spin and shape metal, if the metal is soft enough. But a wood lathe should not be used to cut metal.References:Lathes modified for metal spinningWo... Read More »

How to Use a Wood Lathe?

Turning a wooden bowl on a wood lathe. Keep the elbows braced against your body.Wood lathes can be used to create functional furniture components, beautiful decorative wood projects such as candles... Read More »

How to Turn a Twist Turn Pen on a Lathe?

The completed penIf you have ever seen a custom made pen and thought you might like to try making one yourself, or you have just been interested in how it was made, then this article will explain t... Read More »

Can you use a metal lathe for wood?

On One Hand: Metal Lathes are Excellent for WoodThe difference between a metal lathe and a wood lathe is that the metal lathe is much sturdier and can produce much more precise cuts. You hold the c... Read More »