Just for fun I decided to test out my new lathe duplicator attachment to turn a baseball bat. You could use Ash or something to make one but as I will never use this (we just don't play baseball in the UK) I just used pine.
In this video I cover designing templates in Google Sketchup, as well...
Router Lathe Duplicator Version 2 (Intro Video)
Just a short introduction to version 2 of my router powered lathe duplicator/ copier attachment. This router attachment enables the duplication of existing wood turnings or the creation new woodturnings through the use of a template.