Lathe

Wood Lathe Projects You Must Try!

Last updated on October 22nd, 2022 at 12:36 amWoodworking projects, while easy to make at home, can be expensive to purchase. So if you are looking for a way to recoup the cost of the materials you buy, wood lathes are ideal. You can do woodworking projects with a simple hand-powered lathe, but using a…

Using a lathe | A Detailed Guide + Video

Last updated on October 22nd, 2022 at 06:10 pmGuide to using a wood lathe Woodturning lathes are excellent tools, with many different models and brands. However, few woodworkers and do-it-yourselfers know how to use a lathe safely and effectively, and the likelihood of accidents is high. A wood lathe is a machine that cuts and…

Myford ML7 vs Super 7 | Good Old British Engineering Put To The Test

Last updated on December 1st, 2022 at 12:19 pmIn my search for the best Myford lathe, I started with the Myford ML7. I landed on the Myford ML7 vs Super 7 comparison. Using and researching both versions for a while makes a difference in the debate. You should consider lathes: speed, motors, headstock bearings, tailstocks,…

Jet 1221 vs Laguna 1216 Detailed Comparison | Which Lathe is Better?

Last updated on November 15th, 2022 at 02:26 pmI have several years of experience with both the Laguna and Jet lathes. Therefore, I am often asked about the Jet 1221 vs Laguna 1216. These models have a lot in common. A more detailed analysis of both models is the subject of this article. I have…

Laguna Revo 1216 vs Jet 1221vs Which Lathe You Should Get And Why!

Last updated on November 30th, 2022 at 02:26 pmChoosing between Laguna Revo 1216 vs Jet 1221vs can be quite a challenge. You must consider that lathes differ in cost, accuracy, revolutions per minute, weight, size, mobility and safety features. Each lathe has its advantages and disadvantages. You may have to compromise on the least important…

What are typical spindle speeds on wood lathes?

Last updated on November 18th, 2022 at 11:40 amAre you wondering what typical spindle speeds on wood lathes are? What does your digital readout say? These may depend on the size of the bowl. 6-inch bowls typically need speeds of between 1000 and 1 500 Revolutions per minute (RPM). 5-inch bowls require speed ranges of…

A Complete Guide to Buying a Lathe

Last updated on December 11th, 2022 at 05:49 pmBuying a lathe is a big decision. There are so many things to think about when purchasing a lathe. If you buy one for the first time, there are many things to consider. This article provides some advice to help you decide. Lathes are tremendously valuable tools….

How To Turn A Pen with A Mini Lathe

Last updated on December 10th, 2022 at 11:51 pmIf you’re a woodworker, there’s a good chance you’ve turned a pen or two. It’s a fun and easy project that doesn’t require much in the way of specialized equipment. This blog post will show you how to turn a pen with a mini pen lathe. We’ll…