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|15 days ago||
Deer Antler - 8 replies
Has anyone turned deer antler before. I want to make a pen or 2 from the antlers that my Dad got when he shot a deer this year in Washington. He is shipping me them this week. Do the tools need to be very sharp, do you use regular sandpaper to sand , and what type of finish if any do you use? Any other info will be helpful Thanks
|33 days ago||
What special homemade mixture are out there for a finish on a turned bowl? Let me know the formulas please and thank you
|36 days ago||
How to make friction polish - 20 replies
What does everyone use to make their own friction polish. What are the formulas and how to mix it heat or no heat?
|37 days ago||
spectraply - 4 replies
Where does everyone get the wood spectraply from?
|48 days ago||
What is the best way to ship - 3 replies
My Dad in Battle Ground Washington has a bunch of cedar for me . What is the best way to ship it he has it cut in lengths of 36 inches ? I live in Lakeland Fl,
|74 days ago||
How to display - 3 replies
How does everyone display their pens and bottle stoppers at show. I need to make some display units and I would like everyones input. I have a bunch of shows coming up in Nov. I need to get ready for. Thanks in advance
|81 days ago||
What jig - 11 replies
What sharpening jigs does everyone use to sharpen your lathe tools and your opinions on them ?
|83 days ago||
Christmas is right around the corner - 0 replies
What projects are everyone making for their Christmas gifts ? With Christmas is around the corner. Ideas anyone for the lathe but all projects will be appreciated.
|104 days ago||
Delta Jointer Model 37-220 for sale - 3 replies
I have a Delta Jointer for sale . Model # 37-220. Works great and just had a new plug end put on 220 volts. It just takes up a lot of room and I am working with limited space. $350.00
|106 days ago||
Craftsman Variable speed lathe - 2 replies
What does anyone know about the craftsman variable speed lathe model # 351217120spindle length 36” inbowl dim 12” out15” 1 HP? Does anyone know a good price for this?
|110 days ago||
What is a fair price - 1 reply
What is a fair price for a Jet mini lathe 1014 variable speed approx. 2 years old. Is there any way to tell the exact age of the lathe?
|111 days ago||
Metal insert - 6 replies
I have a metal insert that was in a wooden leg to a table that had stripped out of the wood what is the best way to get it back in there to stay? It is in pine. The wooden insert is a anchor that goes into the wood to put the lag bolt into it to hold the leg on.
|141 days ago||
Sea Grape wood - 2 replies
I just got back from vacation on Treasure Island Fl. and we where going to the beach 1 day, and driving down the road I seen a group of guys cutting down a small tree. My wife asked if I was going to stop, I said sure. Found out it was Sea Grape wood. I was not sure but after a lot of searching I found out it was good wood for turning! YEAI will...
|144 days ago||
sea grape tree - 2 replies
Has anyone ever used sea grape wood for any projects? Pro cons soft or hardwood? Justpicked some off the side of the road.
|144 days ago||
Treasure island fl lumber - 1 reply
Does anyone know a place that sells lumber for turning close by treasure island fl. We are on vacation and was wanting to find a new place.
|161 days ago||
What does everyone use? - 5 replies
What does everyone use to finish their bowls? Both when you will use it for a liquid or food and even if you are just going to use it to look at. I am not sure what I am going to do with this bowl but I will be open for everything. Thanks
|163 days ago||
woodturning a wet bowl - 7 replies
When you turn a wet bowl, Do you turn it to a regular size or leave it a little bigger? Also when you are done how do you dry it?
|178 days ago||
Chip out on a bowl - 4 replies
I started nmy first bowl turning this past weekend. After getting the shape I wanted I noticed that I have a chip in the middle of the bowl. The wood is beech and the chip is in the middle of the bowl on the outside. What is the best way to fix that? Please help!
|190 days ago||
Thickness of Live oak - 9 replies
I am going to build 4 dining room tables out of the 35 year old oak tree that is in my Mom’s front yard. How thick should I have the pieces cut. Also how long will that take to dry? She is having this tree cut down because she does not want it to go through the house this hurricane season. I also will be building live edge end tables also...
|197 days ago||
what type of screws and the lenght - 8 replies
I am going to turn a bowl tomorrow using a faceplate . The block is 6 inches square and 4 inches deep. I need to know what type of screws to use and the length of them? Thanks