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Making a baseball bat from rough-sawn lumber – Darbin Orvar

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Using rough-sawn maple and walnut lumber, Linn from Darbin Orvar crafts a baseball bat from scratch for MAKE. Watch as she explains every step in detail, from cutting, to jointing and planing, gluing and clamping the pieces together, re-jointing and trimming, and then turning the wood bat blank on the lathe to shape, sand, and wax the final product.

Watch these next: The Art of Cricket Bat Making, a factory tour, machining a cube in a cube in a cube from a single metal block, more how things are made videos, more wood, and more baseball.

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