Turn your own Christmas decorations from wood. These icicles are the perfect small project. Instructions at the link.
When turning this type of Christmas ornament it is necessary to hollow out the ball so the finished project will be light enough to hang on your tree.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a simple lathe tool rack that is intended to be mounted directly to the shop wall. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online.
Use a lathe and follow these free instructions to turn out a one-of-a-kind decorative bowl.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a turned oak candle holder. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online.
Whether casual or cutthroat, croquet is a game that is fun to play. Turn a set of mallets and balls, and you will be ready to challenge the neighbors this summer.
A turned wood pen is a perfect way to personalize your writing, and of course, it would make a great gift.
Here are several wooden tools made from allen wrenches, nails and screwdrivers. They are easy to make and quite effective.
Delicate and beautiful, these salt and pepper shakers have 1/8 inch think walls. The stopper is turned from the same piece of wood as the shaker.
This classic turned toy is a great project for an afternoon on the lathe. Watch the fun as the wooden disks race around the base, powered by a spinning top.