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1616 days ago

Selling my lathe-SOLD! - 14 replies

I’ve tried all winter to use my lathe. But my hands, after the surgery just can’t take it….I’ve decided to sell my lathe along with all the goodies I had bought to play with. It’s been a wonderful machine. You can see it here. It was great while it lasted!Krum

2052 days ago

Wine rack - 9 replies

Would like to find the plans that would hold 20 bottles of wine with the criss cross design. Hubby has someone interested in having one made. I’ve been all over searching. Can’t seem to find anyone online/mags I have for with what he needs. Any links or point me in the right direction we both would be grateful. Thanks!

2142 days ago

Puzzle templates or ? - 4 replies

Does anyone know of a company that would have blank puzzle pieces to add my own photo to? I could just make up my own but too many to make for all the gkids. So if I had them blank I could have them add their own photo for a Christmas give by mod podgeing them. Any link or suggestions I’d be ever grateful.

2250 days ago

Looking for 30 day spring for project - 2 replies

In the Big Book of weekend woodworking they have a cute project I would like to have the gkids do on our yearly camping trip. It’s the Lawn bird that has the head that bobs in the wind. I have 10 kids that will be there but all I am finding is prices that are a bit spendy to do. Any suggestions if anyone has made it from something else? Th...

2275 days ago

Wanted-design for suspended faucet handle - 2 replies

I would like to find the plans to make the decoration of the faucet that looks like it’s in midair. I would like to add this to my pond I think it would really be fun to see and let the grandkids figure it out. Thanks!

2303 days ago

My ezine interview! - 6 replies

I have been busy getting the word out for the and happened to receive an email aksing to see more of my work on my homepage. He wanted to write an article-about me! I haven’t really worked on the new pages for sometime so that’s why all the updating that was going on. I set up an appointement for a interview with ...

2333 days ago

Sell the easy way-The - 4 replies

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2339 days ago

How to make a screw lid on a lathe - 10 replies

I have 3 dvd’s of Richard Raffan turning videos, which have been very helpful. The one project where he was making screwed on lids is the problem I just ran into. On the video he explains these machines are hard to find etc. Does anyone have another way to make the screw on lids? Or any information on this I’d love to hear. Thanks!

2374 days ago

Making your own finish - 1 reply

I just bought some turning finish and man when I got the itsy bitsy bottle…that came with a hefty price I decided to ask the pros on what I could conjure up to make my own finish. This one is the kind that you creat heat while putting it on with the lathe turning. Any suggestion to help my poor pocket book? I did also buy the bees wax but ...

2381 days ago

Sharpening systems - 11 replies

I am about to get a new set of turning tools and hubby says we need to get a better sharpeing system. (not going to argue with that!) So what do you suggest for using on turning tools and what grit of wheels should I be looking for? Is a variable speed one better or just a slower speed would do? Any suggestions and expertise would be grateful!Th...

2402 days ago

4 way chuck question - 3 replies

I have an older style chuck that I am really not happy with. It takes too long just to set it up. On a Richard Raffan dvd I have he has one that is all enclosed and takes seconds to set up. What would be suggested for a differant chuck?Thanks for any info.

2411 days ago

greenwood sealer - 8 replies

I’ve been catching some nice videos and one guy had a latex base, waxy substance but I can’t find the video again, it looks like white glue. Any idea where one can get this? The other greenwood sealer that has been mentioned is very expensive and it would like to see what this kind runs. Thanks for any information!

2471 days ago

What is the correct way to attach a 4 way chuck? - 3 replies

Well, I WAS going to do a project on my lathe. But for saftey reasons I decided not to continue until I know some answers. I wanted to try the icicles but my 4 way chuck is fighting me all the way! LOL I have the piece on the machine and when I go to put the wood on I can’t seem to get the chucks up against the wood properly. hmmm I had tu...

2483 days ago

Any information on my older lathe-Delta Rockwell 46-510 - 4 replies

I am so excited. Since my mini lathe isn’t up to what I wanted. My hubby found one on ebay and we just brought my new-old lathe home. Heavy as it is we managed to get it onto my side…lol It runs like a charm and I can’t wait to start using it. Does anyone have this model? It has variable speed on it.And where would one be able ...

2512 days ago

Some wood turning questions - 3 replies

I have some down maple wood and before I start having it cut up I have some ? about turning the green wood. I wanted to make some rolling pins to go with the utensils. By using green wood what steps do I take in order to get my rolling pin done correctly for drying time? Can I just lathe it, then finish it or does it have to sit around before I ...

2517 days ago

changing to the disc on a lathe - 4 replies

It’s been sometime since I had the lathe out. I would really be grateful if someone could tell me how I change to the disc for turning the bowl. The instructions for this is not in the book. The tip I get out but not what holds the tip in. I know I screw the disc onto what holds this together. I need to get that other part off. It may be t...

2525 days ago

wood turning a bowl - 6 replies

Well my niece got me started on doing some wood kitchen utensils. So we decided to make some sets for Christmas gifts. Now I decided to try making my own bowl to hold them. I have the basic wood turning tools…my wood waiting to be something. I know that basice set up on the lathe etc. The ? I would like to know is can I get the inside down...

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