This is the Lathe Turnings category of information.
This woodworkers list of woodworking plans features a collection of construction projects for building various projects for your home or cottage that any moderately skilled do-it-yourselfer can build. The woodworking information found on these sites range in quantity and quality. Please contact individual web sites if you have questions about those woodworking projects.
Total woodworking resources in this category: 114. Displaying Page 3.
Lace Ornament Follow along and see the process of turning a lace ornament.
Lathe Project - The Three Bells (PDF) Here is a PDF of the project, giving you templates for the bells as well as dimensions for the ring. The outside diameter of the main ring is 5.5 inches, so measure it after you print to make sure the drawing is the right scale.
Lidded Boxes If you have never tried multi-axis turning, there is a whole new realm of design possibilities waiting for you to explore. I will introduce you to the joys and challenges of multi-axis turning with a simple project - a lidded box.
Link Type: free plans | Wood Source: American Woodworker | Fix Link?
Mason Jar Lid Follow along at the link and make wooden lids for your mason jars using your lathe.
Napkin Rings and Stand If you are looking for a new project for the lathe, then this napkin rings and stand set are perfect. These were made using walnut and boxwood but you could also make the entire set from one species of wood.
Needle Threader This Magnifying Glass/Needle Threader/Necklace would make a delightful gift or an affordable extravagance for someone who sews. It is quite simple to make, as the turning is little different than turning a pen. It does require a little mix and match of kit parts and drilling a hole in the key chain mechanism.
Link Type: free plans | Wood Source: David Reed Smith | Fix Link?
Off Center Clock This desk clock was created on the lathe. Here is how it was done.
Open Backed Clock The wood portion of this clock is made up of two circular rims, a base, column support and a top finial. A skeleton clock is a clock in which you can see all of the inner gears, wheels and springs inside the movement.
Piggy Bank, Turned Piggy Bank...makes a neat turning project. The wood stock is maple. Feet are painted black; ears and nostrils are touched with pink. The two front legs fit holes drilled in the body; back legs are cut to conform to curve and are nailed and glued in place, as shown.
Link Type: free plans | Wood Source: The Woodcrafter | Fix Link?
Plate and Bowls - Wooden Place Setting Courtesy of Hands On, Nov/Dec 1980 - For most of us, it was our first woodworking project - turning a bowl on a lathe. But afterwards we went on to bigger and better things, and forgot about that simple bowl that once had us basking in the glory of our own accomplishment.