Woodworkers Guide: Easy to build Continuous Motion Treadle Lathe
Guest Post by WoodChuxHere's an inexpensive, portable treadle lathe design that you can make in a couple of weekends, out of scrap wood, and some relatively inexpensive hardware. But don't let the quick build time fool you. The simple design of this heavy duty shop built lathe makes it as easy to use as it is to build. Whether you are looking for a daily use lathe, a conversation piece, or want to turn using the sweat of your brow, this is the lathe for you. Woodworking has been a lifelong passion of mine. It all started one cold Christmas morning when I was 6 years old. Over the last 25+ years, the tools have gotten bigger, better, and more expensive. This dilemma was on my mind during last year's family trip. Web sites for this build: Woodchux is my website containing the free step by step plans to build this lathe. Roy Underhill is an amazing woodworking. Grizzly purchased the spindle and spindle bearings from Grizzly's parts department.