Metal Lathe

The metal lathe was a lot of fun! First I loaded my piece into the metal lathe. Then I faced the end Then I resurfaced the side as far as I could safely without making contact with the chuck. I flipped the piece around and milled the other end. Then I went on to make … Continue reading Metal Lathe

Making a Mallet

This week we made a mallet to practice turning two interlocking pieces. After watching the demo, I felt pretty confident about the procedure but there was an incredible amount of brain power that went into this assignment. I felt like I was building a mental map to the finished product as I was working through … Continue reading Making a Mallet