Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'lathe stand'

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004: cheap, rolling lathe stand #5: dust hood mount solution

03-06-2010 12:06 AM by Gary Fixler | 20 comments »

This one’s been in the works for awhile, and by that I mean I’ve pondered it in my head for a few minutes here and there over the last several months. I’ve had the general idea most of that time, but this week I pondered even harder than ever and imagined all of the pieces. I just wanted something simple that could hold one of the two dust hoods I’ve ended up with from Rockler, but I wanted to be able to tilt it forward over the piece, or backward out of the way, an...

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004: cheap, rolling lathe stand #4: installing the drawers

02-06-2010 03:22 PM by Gary Fixler | 15 comments »

When I last left off, I showed the dovetail slides, but they didn’t have a good way yet of attaching to the drawers, and weren’t in the drawer carcase yet. That reminds me. Here’s the carcase installed: I cut a piece of scrap ply to fit on the top and tacked it on with small, set nails – lots of ‘em :) And now for another rambling video on how I finished up the drawer slides: This was the glue-up on the drawer blocks: Adding walnut pegs thro...

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004: cheap, rolling lathe stand #1: box frames, wheels, and a height change

01-20-2010 02:08 PM by Gary Fixler | 6 comments »

In early December, a little more than a week before I flew home, I decided to make mom a cutting board. However, the garage was a mess. I spent some time figuring out what I could attack, cleaning off the back table to use for flattening the board after the glue-up, building the router sled and rails to perform the flattening, and as a slipped-in, totally unrelated side project, I built a quickie rolling lathe stand on the cheap, as I’m still looking for work. When I say “on the c...

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New "Antique" Lathe Stand #1: step up to the stand

07-12-2010 03:52 AM by scottb | 4 comments »

I wasn’t totally happy with the former workbench, turned lathe stand. So, when we moved, I re-purposed that to be the outfeed table for my table saw, and set about planning a new one for my mini lathe. I had a couple plans that I’d almost made – but would have had to buy or salvage the right pieces. One was a great, and HEAVY, made with plywood and filled with sand. Twice, I almost started that one… but the idea of something lighter with properly splayed legs appeal...

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004: cheap, rolling lathe stand #2: the drawer carcass

01-21-2010 07:00 PM by Gary Fixler | 5 comments »

With my new rolling lathe stand rolling and standing well, it was time for some drawers. This was also a great opportunity to start using up some of that huge pile of free, scrap alder I got 6 months ago. I hadn’t used any prior to this, and while the smell of the lumber and dust when I picked it up brought me back to my childhood – they made me vividly recall toys and painting easels from my kindergarten – cutting it fresh smelled sweet, and reminded me a lot of something l...

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Lathe Stand from Scrap (Almost)

09-03-2011 11:03 AM by David Grimes | 15 comments »

I just received a really inexpensive (less than $90) 40” lathe (not HF). To try it out, it seemed that the first order of business is a stand to sit it on (and stabilize it). I looked at all the lathe stand projects and found one by fellow LJs Garys and garriv777 that seemed to have the length and depth I was after. Theirs is much nicer than my pine, treated pine and Advantech creation, but then again I’m not finished yet. ;=) I had every thing I needed except two 8 foot 2...

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TIW Ep. 43 - Lathe Station - Part 1

05-18-2013 05:44 AM by Shawn Sealer | 6 comments »

Part 1 of my lathe station. From planing to finishing. In this series I build a dedicated stand for my bench top lathe. In this episode I plan out the project and start building the main box. SketchUp Plans

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On the Workbench #7: Building an Ultimate Lathe Stand

05-25-2015 09:49 PM by ontheworkbench | 0 comments »

To go with having a lathe, I figured I would need a lathe stand, so I built what I thought might be an ultimate stand. Here is the video: View on YouTube

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Workshop #22: ShopQuest 2014- Lathe Set UP!!

01-17-2014 09:55 PM by clieb91 | 6 comments »

Hey all, I am happy to report that a big part of ShopQuest 2014 has been completed. My new lathe is on a stand and all set up to try out. It was built using left over 2×4s and a new 2×12 board. Seems pretty sturdy so far and considering I am not planning on throwing a massive chunk of anything on it I think it will work well. I am planning to hopefully turn something this evening. Have to take a look to see what I have that is prepped to go. Otherwise it will be a few days. T...

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Workshop Improvement #2: Primin' 'n' paintin' 'n' drawerin'

11-28-2009 03:14 AM by johngoes | 5 comments »

Rolled on Killz primer followed by “china cup” white which gave me a shiny white wall to work with. Whilst the paint was drying I installed all the full extension drawer rails (10 ea @ >$12 each – it ain’t cheap to refurbish a shop.) Then I cut my drawer box sides to size. I’ll do simple captured dado drawers with oak face fronts. It’s a shop so nothing fancy like dovetails. Just a couple of progress pictures including one with the location of my new lat...

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