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What is a Lathe Stand?

Disclaimer: As an Amazon affiliate, I may earn a small percentage from qualifying purchases at no extra cost to you. A lathe stand is a dedicated support structure for your lathe machine. Lathe stands are commonly used with midi-sized and larger lathes. Where, by comparison, a mini lathe typically sits on an existing workbench or …

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What is a Mini Lathe?

A lathe is a machine that rotates a workpiece and a mini lathe indicates the size of the machine and subsequent workpiece size compared to a full-sized, industrial floor standing lathe. As the smallest lathe size a mini lathe is sometimes also called a micro lathe or pen lathe. The latter name comes from the …

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The Best Professional Wood Burning Kits Of 2024 – Elevate Your Craft!

Whether you’re a hobbyist looking to take your craft to the next level or a professional seeking your first high-quality kit, finding the best professional wood burning kits can be a daunting task. With so many options available on the market, each promising to be the ‘best’, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. However, a top-notch …

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35 Unique Woodturning Projects to Ignite Your Creativity (With Video)

Woodturning is a versatile craft that allows you to create a wide range of items, from functional pieces to decorative art. If you’re looking for some inspiration, here are 35 unique woodturning projects that you can try, plus a great video tutorial I’ve found to go along with it! Of course for any of these …

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