UNSW Making

Wood Lathe

A lathe is a machine that rotates the workpiece about an axis of rotation to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, drilling, facing and turning, with tools that are applied to the workpiece to create an object with symmetry about that axis.

 

Vicmarc VL300 Manual (PDF)

Required Badge

Wood Lathe Badge
Wood Lathe Badge image

Individual Training on the Wood Lathes

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Suitable Materials

  • Solid Timber
  • Wood

Process

  • Turning

Machine Locations

Makerspace Facility Make Model Work area Number of machines
Design Futures Lab Wood Workshop Omega Stubby S750 250mm Centre Height, 350mm between Centres 1
Design Futures Lab Wood Workshop Vicmarc VL300 Short ASM EVS 300mm Centre Height, 500mm between Centres 2
MCIC MCIC Makerspace Vicmarc VL300 Short ASM EVS 300mm Centre Height, 500mm between Centres 1