A Tool Handle Makes The Perfect First Lathe Project

Video: A lathe is an extremely cool tool, but it's also a pretty intimidating machine. YouTuber I Like to Make Stuff decides to learn how to use his new machine by making a tool handle.

The project here is clearly a beginner's one, and Bob at I Like to Make Stuff is learning while making the video, which means you get to see some trial-and-error stuff as he learns exactly what to do. That might sound annoying, but it's pretty useful since his problem-solving skills are probably pretty close to what yours would be as a beginner as well. Either way, a tool handle is a quick, cheap way to learn how to use a machine that's a little terrifying to behold.

First Lathe Project: Simple Tool Handle [YouTube]

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