Wood Lathe

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The Wood Lathe spins your work piece, letting you sculpt it with hand held cutting tools. This is a Laguna 24|36, 3HP lathe.

Requirements for Use
Required Badges: 

Wood Lathe

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In person checkout required
Facilitator Checkout
Estimated Minutes for Checkout: 
60 Minutes

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Community Facilitators are volunteers who to advise MakeHaven members on projects and show members how to use the tools.

Facilitator hours will be BY APPOINTMENT during their listed hours. To make an appointment, contact the facilitator directly via Slack. To prevent unnecessary space access during the pandemic, facilitators will not be in the space unless they have an appointment. Note that some facilitators are available only for online virtual appointments at this time. Any questions please email info@makehaven.org.

Community Facilitators are volunteers who to advise MakeHaven members on projects and show members how to use the tools.

Start Time When Member Photo Name / Activity Area
6:00PM Monday Dec 11, 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Mike Lockett


11:00AM Tuesday Dec 12, 11:00am to 2:00pm

Jeremy Stenbak

Jewelry & Woodworking

6:00PM Wednesday Dec 13, 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Adam Work

Lasers & Woodworking

Special Requirements: 

Buddy System

Tools identified as requiring the buddy system can not be used alone by a member in the space. Another person who is willing and able to respond in an emergency must be identified, informed and consent that they are acting as a buddy.  This buddy must remain in the space and be able to observe if any issue arises. The designated buddy must be able to see and hear their partner in person (not just video). Metal shop buddy must be in the metal shop with opperator. The buddy must inform the member operating the tool if they intend to leave so that the tool operator can stop use of any tools requiring the buddy system.  

Face Shield

Eye Protection

Eye protection at or surpassing the ANSI Z87.1-2015 standard for specific tools, as well as at all times when in wood or machine shop.

Secure Loose Items

Including sleeves, headphones, hoodie strings,  long hair.

Closed-Toe Shoes

Closed toed shoes are required.

Information Plate: 
Item Area Interest: 
Item Hazard Band: 
Hazard Class 3 - Serious lacerations, minor amputations, entrapment, entanglement, debilitating burns or greater than .5 horse power or 120 VAC

Materials for Sale

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Acrylic Pen Blank Acrylic blanks approx 5" long for turning on the lathe (pens) $3.00 per block Add to cart
Pen Kit Hardware needed to make a pen (8 pieces) $2.00 per Bag of 8 pieces Add to cart
Wooden Pen Blank Wood blanks approx 5" long, various woods, for turning on the lathe (pens) $3.00 per blank Add to cart

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