Video: Turning a Giant Jawbreaker on a Lathe
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.
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!