Video: Turning a Giant Jawbreaker on a Lathe

created at: 05/23/2012

To be filed in your “I Didn’t Know This Was Possible” folder – you can turn a jawbreaker on a lathe with traditional woodworking skews and chisels.

Doing so highlights what’s so fun about eating jawbreakers in the first place: the many laminiated layers of color, which slowly get revealed as the candy is removed.

via BoingBoing

Last year, my uncle gave me an old lathe he’d inherited from a friend’s father. I haven’t made much other than these wands for my niece and nephew, but now I’m motivated to learn more!