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adaptive device for a student with one arm

11-15-2018 10:17 AM by EddieNic

I have a student in my high school wood shop that only has one arm. He really...

0 11-15-2018 10:17 AM
View Avi's profile

Don't understand this caliper

11-12-2018 08:01 PM by Avi

I got this inside-outside caliper, and it seems to me that when the outside i...

5 11-14-2018 05:01 PM
View Madrona's profile

A Very Scary Turn

11-10-2018 12:44 AM by Madrona

Video: This was close quarter...

9 11-13-2018 03:56 PM
View JoshNZ's profile

Plunge V cuts with skew

11-12-2018 06:41 AM by JoshNZ

A link below in case it’s not clear what I’m talking about, at mi...

5 11-13-2018 02:51 PM
View jmos's profile

Opinions on Lathes

11-01-2018 02:15 PM by jmos

I’m taking the plunge into turning. I took a 2 day class last weekend ...

22 11-13-2018 12:26 PM
View 3285jeff's profile

looking for a scrapper

11-12-2018 01:37 AM by 3285jeff

I have been looking for a 1/4 round nose scrapper,,i know sorbys sells one bu...

6 11-12-2018 08:21 PM
View Wildwood's profile

He don't need a lathe!

11-11-2018 11:19 AM by Wildwood

He don’t need a wood lathe!

1 11-11-2018 11:22 AM
View Tapit34's profile

First Lathe Purchase advice

11-05-2018 06:53 PM by Tapit34

Hello! I have been wanting a mid size wood lathe for years! I know loads ab...

8 11-11-2018 11:20 AM
View Patsquatch's profile

What to do with an odd burl

11-09-2018 01:41 AM by Patsquatch

Hello. A friend gave me a burl to turn and I am more than happy to do so. Onl...

4 11-09-2018 01:14 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Oval holes

11-07-2018 06:29 PM by Jack Lewis

A design in my head calls for an 1 inch oval hole centered in the face of a 2...

3 11-07-2018 08:32 PM
View petercbrockman's profile

Which lathe to keep?

11-03-2018 05:30 PM by petercbrockman

I have inherited two lathes; Rockwell 46-111 4-speed and a Central Machinery ...

4 11-04-2018 01:00 AM
View Karda's profile

HF lathe motor question

10-31-2018 04:39 AM by Karda

I have a HF bench top lathe. I took the rubber feet off to bolt to bench. Whe...

13 11-02-2018 04:07 PM
View 3285jeff's profile

texturing tools

10-29-2018 02:25 AM by 3285jeff

thinking about getting a texturing tool but I have seen several different bra...

2 11-01-2018 12:14 PM
View RichBolduc's profile

Looks like Laguna is making a baby lathe...

10-17-2018 11:02 AM by RichBolduc After zoo...

21 10-31-2018 10:10 PM
View DDJ's profile

Drying wood ?

10-28-2018 01:10 PM by DDJ

Yesterday the city maintenance guy called and said that there was some Black ...

12 10-29-2018 04:24 PM
View Karda's profile

need bowl gouge comparison

10-28-2018 01:00 AM by Karda

I am going to need to replace my .5 inch bowl gouge soon probably next year, ...

11 10-29-2018 04:08 PM
View Dustin's profile

Help me stop Overthinking my Lathe Decision

10-24-2018 03:21 PM by Dustin

So, with the advent of an employee incentive program where I work, I’m ...

13 10-25-2018 06:58 PM
View Karda's profile

CA stains

10-23-2018 12:24 AM by Karda

when using CA to fill cracks on bowl blanks some gets on the wood surrounding...

13 10-24-2018 04:10 PM
View OneToughSonOfABirch's profile

Any Bowl turning chucks out there for a craftsmen lathe?

10-08-2018 02:56 PM by OneToughSonOfABirch

Hello all. I recently bought a craftsmen 12in lathe that uses #1 morse taper ...

5 10-24-2018 01:59 PM
View Rus2248's profile

Help! My vintage lathe motor starts smoking and leaking oil after 15-20 sec of use.

08-19-2018 09:59 PM by Rus2248

I recently aquired a vintage sears craftsman wood lathe and was looking forwa...

19 10-21-2018 03:20 PM

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