Build a Woodturning Lathe


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This is a set of downloadable plans for a woodturning lathe. You can customize the length of this machine to your needs, and you can build a lathe capable of turning long pieces for a fraction of the cost of a commercial model.

You'll need a table saw, miter saw and drill press to make this lathe. The tool rest has one welded joint, which can be done by a local machine shop for a few dollars. You can bolt these parts together, but a weld is recommended.

Most of the parts can be purchased from McMaster Carr's website, and these plans include McMaster-Carr part numbers for your convenience.

This download includes:

- A complete parts list in PDF format and an HTML document that will take you right to product pages where you can order what you need
- Dimensioned CAD drawings of every part
- Step by step assembly animations and images
- Video presentations that walk you through the machining/drilling you'll need to do

There are several big files in these plans, so you'll download a PDF that contains a download link and password to all the content.

Average review
I bought the plan specifically to find tool rest part. Instead the parts list gives a link to Local metal supplier or I think Google which is free would be just as good. Other parts are also marked as N/A. Seller ignores direct contact
Jan 5, 2018 by Wal
Ist ok nur link öffnen musste ich mehrfach probieren
Feb 9, 2017 by wlech702201
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I tried multiple times and could not get the plan to download. Sad about it cause it looks really cool.
Oct 24, 2016 by J Roper

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