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    Re: Just made myself a woodworking Lathe

    Quote Originally Posted by ultralajt View Post
    Maybe someone would like to ask me if this is really a thing that fits in the HBA forum?

    Well, sometimes wee need to make some round parts also for our airplane.

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    Nice job. I applaud your inventiveness.


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    Re: Just made myself a woodworking Lathe

    I made this "nut cracker set" today:

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    Re: Just made myself a woodworking Lathe

    Quote Originally Posted by ultralajt View Post
    The video is not there anymore...

    Well this one will do instead: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnv0DAR_gWA
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    Re: Just made myself a woodworking Lathe

    Quote Originally Posted by choppergirl View Post
    My dad always said a lathe was the only tool that could "make itself", but it escapes me as to exactly how. A lot of parts in a lathe don't seem round, at all. And how are you going to make the electric motor and magnets...
    I bought my lathe, but built the "motor". http://user.xmission.com/~bifft/lathe/

    It is a good workout. Only "airplane" parts I've made so far is a "nose piece" for my AOA sensor mount and the cups to go over the bolts on my nose wheel tow bar.

    Ultralajt's is a real beauty.

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    Re: Just made myself a woodworking Lathe

    I cant stop myself from playing with wood.... Perhaps this is a new kind of addiction?

    Oak cup:

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