The Afghan Lathe – Improvised Wood Lathe

The Afghan Lathe – Improvised Wood Lathe

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Here’s how to turn wood on a lathe made with a power drill-

Some parts of the RepRap project ( particularly while prototyping some of the parts we can’t automatically fabricate yet, require the use of a lathe. If you’ve not got a lathe, do not despair. It is possible to make one from other tools in a non-destructive way.

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