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On the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there.

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Dryg Wood w/Silca Gel

06-25-2017 06:58 PM by Wildwood

Year or so ago responded to this post having never heard of using silca gel t...

0 06-25-2017 06:58 PM
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New toy, Nova 1644 II

06-25-2017 03:07 AM by Thunderhorse

While lots of folks have brand preferences, I went with the Nova. This is the...

8 06-25-2017 06:34 PM
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JustPlaying Around

06-19-2017 02:47 AM by papadan

Didn’t feel like doing anything serious this evening, so I just did a f...

9 06-25-2017 03:14 PM
View Thunderhorse's profile

Woodturning with....stone?

06-24-2017 02:10 PM by Thunderhorse

A little off topic but this curiosity has gotten then better of my wife and I...

6 06-25-2017 02:50 AM
View Karda's profile

heating beeswax

06-23-2017 05:57 PM by Karda

Hi, I want to use bees wax and mineral oil finish for a handle I am turning. ...

18 06-24-2017 09:11 PM
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carbide tool questions

06-19-2017 02:46 AM by Karda

I want to make a carbide turning tool for the bottom of bowls, I was told i n...

23 06-24-2017 04:56 PM
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Calling AZ. Woody

06-24-2017 02:41 PM by Nubsnstubs

Hey man, I’m supposed to show up there tomorrow, Sunday, June, 25. Now,...

0 06-24-2017 02:41 PM
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Sources for larger maple blanks for hollow forms?

06-23-2017 05:35 AM by Mike_D_S

Edited the title to clarify I’m specifically looking for a source of la...

8 06-24-2017 12:45 AM
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Can anyone tell me what these are from

06-17-2017 07:01 PM by Jim Jakosh

I recently picked up 5 boxes of parts that seem to be for wood turning but I ...

17 06-23-2017 10:21 PM
View Karda's profile

crack while turning bowl

06-21-2017 01:27 AM by Karda

when turning a bowl, i start in the center of the bottom and travel left to t...

18 06-23-2017 05:41 PM
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Rough spots

06-21-2017 01:17 PM by sgauvry

When turning bowls I end up with rough spots. As an example, let’s say...

10 06-22-2017 09:33 AM
View Robert12's profile

Table Saws Injuries Study

06-18-2017 05:37 PM by Robert12

Hey everyone again,I think that injuries while woodworking is a big topic so ...

53 06-21-2017 10:58 PM
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Table legs

06-16-2017 08:55 PM by Yellowtrains

I have an antique Oak table. I was wanting to get a rough time period. Someon...

7 06-19-2017 05:41 PM
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Switch Problems

06-19-2017 03:01 PM by pklumber44

Hey everyone, I have an excelsior mini lathe from Rockler. I went to turn ...

1 06-19-2017 03:41 PM
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Lathe restoration

06-13-2017 02:21 PM by shinju

Here is a 1930’s Herberts wood wizard lathe. Just finished this up.

10 06-18-2017 02:05 AM
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New website

06-16-2017 02:40 AM by Nubsnstubs

I just got a website today. It’s up and running as of 10AM today. It s...

16 06-17-2017 10:25 PM
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Delta Double Duty Lathe

06-15-2017 04:54 PM by Tiggu

I found a Delta Double Duty lathe (“works perfect”) on Craigslis...

11 06-17-2017 10:20 PM
View Karda's profile

turning tool handle

06-15-2017 06:54 PM by Karda

Hi, I want to make a turning tool handle, I have a piece of walnut from a log...

19 06-17-2017 04:13 PM
View telrite's profile

noise from lathe phase conveter

05-21-2017 03:49 PM by telrite

A high pitch whining just started on my lathe from the phase converter. The c...

10 06-16-2017 01:16 PM
View Robert12's profile

Saws 101 Infographic

06-13-2017 05:31 PM by Robert12

Hey everyone, how are you doing?Well lets keep it short, I’m kinda new ...

26 06-16-2017 06:19 AM

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