In the manufacture of different products can sometimes require round wooden sticks of different diameters. They also need, for example, to make the dowels for the connection of workpieces.
Round sticks of wood you can make with your own hands. It’s quite simple. Only need a piece of wood in the stick, an electric drill or screwdriver, die (lerka).
If you need a simple home workshop lathe it can be made with your own hands. The drive will fit the electric drill.
The first thing you will need to prepare square bars of wood. If you need to get a round stick with a diameter of 8 mm, it is necessary to make a block of 9*9 mm.
Once prepared the pieces of wood the right size and in the required amount, you need to prepare the dies. Each die is selected for a specific size piece of wood.
Well and further all is very simple. Insert a wooden block in the Chuck of a drill or a screwdriver. Securely fix.
Then we clamp the die of the required size in the bench Vice or with pliers. Skip a wooden block through a hole in lerke. The output of the round stick.
The last stage will only handle the finished product sandpaper. This is necessary in order to remove all irregularities and roughness on the surface. That’s all business.
How to make round sticks of wood, you can see in the video below. Overview based on the YouTube video channel Nicolas GTZ.