I decided I would test out the finished lathe duplicator by turning a baseball bat. It’s not something which I will duplicate numerous times, but I felt that it would be a fun, simple example of how to use the lathe duplicator.
Watch the following video to see how I used Sketchup to draw a template for the turning, as well as setup and use of the duplicator.
Over here in England Baseball is not played all that much; so this turning was more for fun than anything else. Because it will not receive much use I turned this baseball bat out of Pine to save myself a little money, but if you did want to make use of your own, Ash is commonly used to make baseball bats with.
The finished baseball bat: