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|15 days ago||
silky oak - 1 reply
Has anyone have a allergy to silky oak. A very beautiful wood love the grain and how easy it turns. But turned a little bowl yesterday and when I woke up this am it felt like my eyes where swollen. I sanded it today with eye goggles, dust mask and dust collection I am going to see if thast helps. Let me know if it affected you.
|67 days ago||
HAPPY NEW YEAR - 1 reply
Happy new year to all and their families . May everyone have a great woodworking year!
|74 days ago||
Merry Christmas - 1 reply
Merry Christmas to everyone and their families. Have a wonderful Blessed day. Hope everyone gets what woodworking tools they asked Santa for
|105 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
|123 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
|126 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?
|127 days ago||
spectraply - 4 replies
Where does everyone get the wood spectraply from?
|138 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,
|164 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
|171 days ago||
What jig - 11 replies
What sharpening jigs does everyone use to sharpen your lathe tools and your opinions on them ?
|173 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.
|194 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
|196 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?
|200 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?
|201 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.
|231 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...
|234 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.
|234 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.
|251 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
|253 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?