Saw Stool on Steroids - Homemade heavy-duty saw and planing stool constructed from Jarrah, an Australian hardwood. Intended as a stool-bench hybrid, it incorporates both front and tail vises. The top was fashioned from a 10
Simple Wood Lathe by EclecticNeophyte - "The machine to be described is not put forward as an 'ideal' lathe, but as an example of of a plain lathe of simple and straightforward construction to which additions can be made .
Wood Lathe The lathe in action. For machining MDF, I find standard wood chisels seem to work fine. Note that I only have one hand on the chisel in this photo as I was also pressing the camera button - both hands should be used.