This project is a great place to start for the new metal lathe owner, as most of the project requires use of the lathe. A mill is recommended (to cut the slot), but not required (the slot could be drilled and filed by hand).
.Good HSS cutter sharpening guide.
A hand made screwdriver. Beginner metal lathe project.
Buell Motorcycle Forum: First metal lathe project complete
Whistles or flutes can be made with a lathe. Follow this blog if you would like more info.
Thank you Yeoman!! Patented in the early 1900's so it is free to use right now! Concrete lathe frames; check it out!
Metal Lathe Projects by Matthew Hall at Coroflot.com