Lo-Budget Lathe Uses Your Power Drill

I’ve always wanted a lathe, but would likely use it like once in a forever, so I never felt I could justify the expense. But this hobby lathe, which uses your existing power drill as the business end, is only US$46. Hell, we probably have that much in the family change jar. But then, as they point out on Automata, the tools for it will likely cost more than the lathe itself. I’m just not going to overthink it. Now where is that piggybank…

[Via Make]