This is the Lathe Turnings category of information.
This woodworkers list of woodworking plans features a collection of construction projects for building various projects for your home or cottage that any moderately skilled do-it-yourselfer can build. The woodworking information found on these sites range in quantity and quality. Please contact individual web sites if you have questions about those woodworking projects.
Total woodworking resources in this category: 89. Displaying Page 1.
Angel Wings I am not really sure what to call these figures. They are not really winged or natural edged bowls because there is not enough bowl inches in the center.
Balls - Wood Spheres My first shot at turning a Sphere on the Lathe was time consuming but it all turned out well in the end, just a matter of checking and rechecking everything and doing it often!! I spent a lot of time drawing everything out before putting tool to wood, I hope this all helps.
Link Type: free plans | Wood Source: Robert Hoppe | Fix Link?
Barrel Coin Bank Make your own barrel shaped coin bank on the lathe using these free step-by-step instructions.
Bottle Stopper, Turned When I first came across the Premium All-Chrome Berea stopper base, my first reaction was not so good. And that is the reason for this hybrid turning instruction...to effectively hide the humps and make a more pleasing transition.
Boxes, Lidded Turned End Grain by Michael Stafford - Turning an end grain lidded box differs primarily in the way the wood is oriented on the lathe and the tools that are used. Whereas the ring boxes previously described were turned in the face plate orientation, end grain lidded boxes are ...
Cat Kitty Condo This is a project gone wild due to a lathe in the shop. What happens when you try to build what could have been a simple kitty condo in a shop with a new lathe? 18 columns, a total of 158 beads and 19 balls, among other spindle fanciness, highlight the excesses resulting from a near total lack of design control. Let is hope the cats are impressed.
Compressioon Chuck With its tapered inner walls and expansion slots, this shop-made compression chuck will hold round pieces for finish-turning or drilling.
Link Type: free plans | Wood Source: American Woodworker | Fix Link?
Cup, Simple Diagram only with dimensional information. I thought the Inlaid Cup was a little bit much as my first project using Segment Designs, so I simplified it, constructed it, and you can see the result...
Darning Egg This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a turned darning egg. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
Link Type: free plans | Wood Source: Google 3D | Fix Link?
Darts Learn how to turn your own set of darts. Perfect for someone who loves to play the game.