How to Build a Lathe for $20

You might decide it's not worth buying one new, but if you knew how to build a lathe you ought to consider building one. The plans are right here.



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The finished wood lathe will look something like this. 
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Diagram indicates weld points and proportions. 
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Diagram indicates parts and assembly procedure for wood lathe.
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