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xx   LATHE

The artful bodger. A look at the history, tools and techniques of itinerate wood turners (bodgers) who flourished in rural Britain until the early 1900s. Includes instructions for making a spring-pole lathe.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER May-Jun 1989 (v.5#3) pg. 36

Bungee lathe. Build a foot-powered spindle-turning machine. A bungee cord keeps the drive cord taut. Est. cost: $40.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #54 Oct 1996 pg. 68
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #60 Aug 1997 pg. 8
Correction AMERICAN WOODWORKER #60 Aug 1997 pg. 14

Make a woodland spring pole lathe.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 2001 (v.85#5) pg. 56

Build your own treadle lathe. Constructed mostly of wood, this lathe is decorative as well as functional. Overall dimensions are 34" wide, 36" high to the bed and features a spoked flywheel 24" in diameter.
FINE WOODWORKING #15 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 60

Treadle powered lathe uses bicycle parts to make a freewheel drive which is more efficient than the crank and flywheel style of drive.
FINE WOODWORKING #15 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 65

Photos illustrate the techniques and man-powered lathe used by an Ethiopian bowlmaker.
FINE WOODWORKING #21 Mar-Apr 1980 pg. 54

A child's pole lathe. Foot-powered way to teach wood turning.
FINE WOODWORKING #56 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 76

Treadle lathe. Simple lathe driven by foot power. Constructed of wood and various nuts and bolts.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #464 Jan 1967 (v.63) pg. 98

Fancy footwork. Description of a homebuilt foot-powered lathe that uses a spring (instead of a flexible pole) for the return.
WOODTURNING #28 Dec 1994-Jan 1995 pg. 29

Make a poleless pole lathe. Uses a bungee cord in place of an overhead pole.
WOODTURNING #54 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 51

How to make a foot-powered pole lathe.
WOODWORKER #1065 Aug 1982 (v.86) pg. 534

How to construct and use a pole-powered (foot-powered) wood lathe.
WOODWORKER #1100 Jul 1985 (v.89) pg. 494

Foot-powered wood lathe incorporates a bicycle free-wheel and a cement-filled cycle wheel (flywheel) to impart rotation to the work piece.
WOODWORKER #1103 Oct 1985 (v.89) pg. 785
Added Info WOODWORKER #1105 Dec 1985 (v.89) pg. 984

From pulley to pole. Building a foot-powered pole-lathe designed specifically for indoor use.
WOODWORKER Oct 1990 (v.94#10) pg. 968