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A Disk Sander For The Lathe

A Disk Sander For The Lathe

Now here’s a great project if you have a lathe (and if you don’t have a lathe here’s another reason to get one!). It’s a variable speed disk sander attachment that you can easily make in an afternoon. We don’t use a disk sander all that often but it’s certainly nice to have access to […]

Pure Pizza Peel Pizzazz

Pure Pizza Peel Pizzazz

We’ve been craving for a pizza for some time now so we decided to make a pizza peel so that we could start making our own pizza. In fact, instead of just making one peel we made six of them! Wikipedia describes a peel as “a shovel-like tool used by bakers to slide loaves of […]

How To Make A Longworth Chuck

How To Make A Longworth Chuck

Need an easy way to finish the bottom of your woodturnings? Tired of continually screwing in and unscrewing the screws of your Cole jaws? Hate having to heat the glue gun up again? If so, then you need to make a Longworth chuck! The Longworth chuck was developed in the late 1980’s by Leslie Douglas […]

How To Make A Spindle Steady Rest

How To Make A Spindle Steady Rest

Wondering how to make a spindle steady rest? For a recent woodturning project we required a spindle steady rest. We couldn’t find anything locally that would fit our lathe and the ones we found for sale elsewhere were lathe specific or way above what we were willing to pay so we decided to build our […]