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FREE NOVA WOODTURNING PROJECTS
 

 

These projects are available free of charge to download in .pdf format You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader software to view these projects.  If you don't have this software, click on the link at left, or see our support page. Enjoy these projects!

Would you like to contribute a fun project that you have made using Teknatool Products?
There are many thousands of turners out there who would love to learn from you - and if we publish your project, you get a prize!

Contact us with your project, include as many drawings and photos as needed so that others can re-create your idea successfully.

Every project published on the website receives name recognition and a prize!.

 

Tractor (Completed project is now available!)
This interesting project was made by Mr Hans-Günter König from Germany on a DVR XP.

Click the image to view the full size image.

Please click HERE to download this project.

Umbrella Stand

As we head into Winter, this project will keep your entranceway tidy and is a great way to show off your skills to visitors!

No more messy umbrellas piled around or water left on the floor from your wet umbrella.

This project can be made in 2 to 3 hours.

The NOVA Swing Away Accessory can greatly assist you in completing this project.

To View this project, please click HERE.

Turned Whistle

This lovely little whistle is a nice example of how to do spindle turning.

From this project you will learn some useful spindle turning techniques.

The NOVA Live Centre System and NOVA 10 in 1 Chuck Gauge can greatly assist you in completing this project.

To view the project, please click HERE.

Large Footed Bowl
This project shows you how to use NOVA Outrigger unit make large bowls. 

NOVA Outrigger unit allows you increase NOVA lathe capacity from16" to 29"So you don't have to spend the extra thousand dollars for the capacity of a large monster lathe. 

To view the project, please click HERE.

Ornamental Lidded Box
This Ornamental Lidded Box was kindly supplied by Mr Rex Haslip and Mr Mac Duane.

For a PDF of the project, please Click HERE.

The NOVA Ornamental Turner was used to complete this project.

3 FOOTED BOWL

This 3 footed bowl project was kindly supplied by Mr Luke Crowsen

For a PDF of the project, please click HERE.

The NOVA Cole Jaw was used to complete this project.

 

DESK TOP CLOCK

This clock will be a practical and attractive addition to your desk top. 

This project was kindly supplied by Luke Crowsen.

For a pdf of the project, please click HERE.

The NOVA Dovetail Chisel was used to complete this project.

 

Auctioneer Gavel

This elaborate Auctioneers Gavel project was kindly supplied by Dave Harmes.

For a pdf of the project click HERE

The NOVA Soft Jaw was used to complete this project.

3 Legged Bowl
Make this unique and eye catching 3 legged bowl for our April project, created
by Bill Blanken.  

For a pdf of the project click HERE.

The NOVA 10 in 1 Workshop Gauge was used to complete this project. 

Round Boxes made by Mike Stafford
Thanks Mike Stafford who made those boxes and willing to share his great works with us.

He also kind enough to share his teaching tutorial "Turning an End Grain Lidded Box" to all Nova lathe users.

Click HERE to download the Tutorial. (2.29MB) 

Click HERE to view all boxes he made.

Make a Square Edged Bowl
pdf-icon.gif (938 bytes) A new project to add to your table ware! For a pdf of the project click HERE.

Project made in conjunction with Bill Blanken
Make a Ringed Goblet
pdf-icon.gif (938 bytes) A new project to astound your friends and family with your skills (and it's not as hard as it looks - it'll be our secret!) For a pdf of the project click HERE.

Project made in conjunction with Bill Blanken
Salt & Pig 
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Please send us in an image if you have done this project.
pdf-icon.gif (938 bytes) A new project to add to your table ware! For a pdf of the project click HERE.

Provided by Dick Veitch a NZ Woodturner.
Travel Mate
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Please send us in an image if you have done this project.
pdf-icon.gif (938 bytes) A new project to add to your table ware! For a pdf of the project click HERE.

Provided by Dick Veitch a NZ Woodturner.
Wooden Stand for Lathe
To View this project please click Here. For a closer look at the stand photo please click HERE

Project Provided By Ernie Conover, USA.
Faceplate Ring Locator
A handy project to help you quickly and easily find the centre of your bowl blank.
 View this Project HERE
Centre Finder Project
A simple tool that will help you quickly find the centre of your work.
 View this Project HERE
Wooden Eggs
An excellent project - great to practice skew chisel skills, show off timber types or simply to use up small scraps of timber.  Why not team it with a previous project - the egg cup? See this project in our archive at left.

  View Egg project here

Bottle Stopper
project5.jpg (4074 bytes) A fun thing to make, and adds elegance to your table. 
As an added bonus, this can be turned in just a few minutes! Trevor Cole, Pt Chevalier, Auckland, NZ.  

  View Bottle Stopper Project
Chisel and Tool Handles
Chisel Handle Project.jpg (4160 bytes) Nothing feels so good as a well designed handle, especially made to fit each individuals needs.  An excellent project for customising your workshop! Anna Grakivac, NorthShore, Auckland,NZ.
  View Chisel and Tool Handle Project
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