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Ross here.  The wood lathe is located in the northwest corner of the shop. This page is dedicated to recording reference material and extra resources pertaining to the wood lathe.
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Please only use this tool if you have received one-on-one or class instruction first. If you are experienced with wood turning, please simply contact me before using the lathe for the first time. &nbsp;It is my favorite tool at i3Detroit and I&nbsp;jump at the chance to show people how to use this fun, rewarding machine.<br>
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| Name = Wood Lathe
  
== WOOD LATHE HOW-TOS AND RESOURCES<br> ==
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| Intro = Used for turning wood
  
Dave Trull with the Trull&nbsp;Gallery ("The Fine&nbsp;Art of Furniture Making", as he says at the end of every video) has provided several wonderful visual guides to basic lathe technique.&nbsp; Use these as reference - watching these does not count as instruction as far as i3Detroit's wood lathe is concerned.&nbsp; Speak to Ross about using the wood lathe before using it for the first time.&nbsp; It is a slightly different machine than Dave uses in the videos and you need to know what those differences are.
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| Owner = Greg Smith
  
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6SRVTBZIxU&feature=channel How to use a wood-turning lathe]<br>
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| StorageLocation = In the wood shop on a rolling cart.
  
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbpaSCODJvg Variable-speed wood lathes]<br>
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| MakeModel = Jet Mini-Lathe
  
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWkuVAuXLNo Preparing wood for a turning]<br>
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| PartNumber = Stock No.  
  
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CE8QzpFESaQ Types of wood lathe chisels]<br>
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| Documentation =  
  
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivAUEZLB16Y Sharpening the chisels]<br>
 
  
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BbJt5iOooc Turning a ball]<br>
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| Rules =  
  
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNX9-zngu0A Basic technique]<br>
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* Please wear Face shield or safety glasses!
[[Category:HOWTO]][[Category:Wood Shop]][[Category:Equipment]]
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* Set Speed to appropriate diameter
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* Turn off before adjusting tool rest
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* Unplug the late before you change speeds.  
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| Maintenance Info = TBD
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[[Category:Wood Shop]]

Revision as of 20:40, 9 August 2013


Wood Lathe

Used for turning wood

Basic Info

  • Ownership: Greg Smith
  • Location: In the wood shop on a rolling cart.
  • What it looks like:

Manufacturer Information

  • Make/Model: Jet Mini-Lathe
  • Part Number: Stock No.

Documentation

Rules

  • Please wear Face shield or safety glasses!
  • Set Speed to appropriate diameter
  • Turn off before adjusting tool rest
  • Unplug the late before you change speeds.

Instructions

Other References

Maintenance

not specified

Things that Need to be Done

FAQs