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How to Build a Homemade Lathe, Workshop Tool Plans, IMMEDIATE DOWNLOAD


No machine shop is complete without a Lathe.  Build one with these easy to follow plans! Looks totally cool in a retro wood shop! As always, all our wood plans are available for immediate download.



Homemade 3-1/2" Lathe Plans

Wood Plans


homemade lathe wood plans for download

The machine to be described is not put forward as an “ ideal ” lathe, but as an example of a plain lathe of simple and straight forward construction to which additions can be made as time, fancy, or necessity dictates.  The lathe came into being through the acquisition of a set of Stuart No 10 engine castings and the realization that I had no means of machining.

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  • Model: DL-wsp024

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