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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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Looking for black material suggestion

12-10-2016 02:51 AM by bues0022

I’m making my wife a pizza cutter and I have a design figured out, but ...

2 12-10-2016 03:18 AM
View Steve's profile

Carter and Son Toolworks

12-02-2016 02:27 AM by Steve

Pretty excited, I received my wood turning tools today, sure wish I had a...

8 12-09-2016 11:43 PM
View bues0022's profile

How to find rocks in a root burls

12-06-2016 01:56 PM by bues0022

I have a chunk of a root burl that I’ve been carrying around for the pa...

21 12-09-2016 09:07 PM
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12-07-2016 02:38 PM by cj5

I am looking to upgrade from a harbor freight lathe and am looking at the Jet...

5 12-09-2016 12:38 AM
View ed13's profile

Nova 1624- Bed extension?

12-06-2016 10:10 PM by ed13

If you have a Nova 1624 lathe with their hybrid stand (which comes with the l...

1 12-07-2016 02:03 PM
View SamuelS's profile

Which Rikon Lathe

12-01-2016 08:53 PM by SamuelS

I’m sure this question has been asked a number of times, but I will ask...

8 12-05-2016 04:57 PM
View Genuino's profile

Curiosity video

12-05-2016 01:57 AM by Genuino

Having started to learn woodturning, on my quest for knowledge came across th...

3 12-05-2016 01:39 PM
View dfox52's profile

Making a steady rest

09-21-2014 01:34 PM by dfox52

I want to make a steady rest for my new Jet 1221 incorporating some of the id...

21 12-04-2016 01:36 PM
View Ianss's profile

Help needed

12-02-2016 08:02 PM by Ianss

Hello, I own an Atlas wood lathe from the 1930’s I believe, with some r...

4 12-04-2016 01:28 PM
View Genuino's profile

yes, one more lathe decision post :)

11-21-2016 04:30 PM by Genuino

I’m totally new to turning and a novice woodworker, have purchased in t...

21 12-04-2016 05:09 AM
View R4x's profile

Teak pen blank from USS North Carolina. Thought I'd join the site and share it.

11-21-2016 02:45 PM by R4x

This is a nautical pen I made for my grandfather’s 82nd birthday. He wa...

8 12-04-2016 01:26 AM
View Devok's profile

New (old) lathe! Know what it is?

12-01-2016 02:36 AM by Devok

Hello out there in internet land! This is my first post on Lumberjocks but...

10 12-03-2016 09:53 PM
View SuperCubber's profile

What to look for in a pen mandrel

12-02-2016 09:04 PM by SuperCubber

Hey folks, I’m purchasing my first lathe on Sunday, and would like t...

12 12-03-2016 03:07 PM
View Mark's profile

Problem with finish.

12-01-2016 06:08 PM by Mark

Morning all. 1st. Please excuse the crummy pics. best I could do on short...

7 12-02-2016 07:44 PM
View dddddmorgan's profile

What is this?

12-02-2016 12:47 PM by dddddmorgan

Look at this beast! ...

2 12-02-2016 01:10 PM
View BigJohn's profile

Chair leg advice

11-28-2016 04:55 PM by BigJohn

Hello. I am new to turning and had a friend bring a crappy old chair for me ...

2 11-30-2016 11:01 PM
View BoomWood's profile

New turner questions

11-17-2016 09:24 PM by BoomWood

Hey all,Just got a lathe (Excelsior) and it’s been incredibly fun! Firs...

5 11-28-2016 10:42 PM
View e094228's profile

First lathe help

11-24-2016 03:33 PM by e094228

So after a long time of wet shaving, Im wanting to turn my own handles. Nothi...

7 11-28-2016 04:58 PM
View GamingRabbit's profile

Trying to figure out where to start

11-23-2016 01:34 PM by GamingRabbit

We got my dad a mini lathe for Christmas one year and he has wanted to use it...

13 11-27-2016 04:53 PM
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Is A Jet JWL_1221VS Midi Lathe Worth $215 More Than A Rikon 70-220 VDR Midi Lathe

10-27-2014 07:55 PM by Targa

I’m planning to purchase a variable speed midi lathe with a 12” s...

28 11-25-2016 01:06 PM

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