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turning while sitting

06-18-2018 03:14 AM by Karda

Hi, is it possible to turn while sitting. I have a bad foot that is getting w...

5 06-18-2018 05:55 PM
View Abter's profile

lathe jacobs drill chuck question

06-18-2018 03:31 PM by Abter

I have a Woodriver jacobs chuck. I like the chuck part a lot…heavy dut...

6 06-18-2018 05:48 PM
View Lee's profile

Father's Day Present

06-14-2018 10:31 PM by Lee

I got this new PM 35-20 lathe for father’s day, only took 41 years of b...

15 06-18-2018 04:08 PM
View DDJ's profile

sharpening jigs

06-12-2018 05:01 PM by DDJ

This subject has probably been discussed before but I’m looking at buyi...

15 06-16-2018 10:24 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Suddenly it becomes work

06-14-2018 04:07 PM by Jack Lewis

I took a newly finished bowl, to show it off, to a local watering hole here i...

19 06-15-2018 08:11 PM
View Wildwood's profile

Turning Tool Bevel Angles

06-15-2018 07:59 PM by Wildwood

Posted info on a blog here hope you like it!

0 06-15-2018 07:59 PM
View Karda's profile

sanding walnut

05-21-2018 09:54 PM by Karda

Hi, the walnut bowl i am working on is developing yellow areas reminds me of ...

17 06-15-2018 03:02 AM
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06-10-2018 03:44 PM by hairy

I was looking at the segeasy web page and wondered why wedgies for 8 and 12 s...

6 06-13-2018 12:50 AM
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Can you make me a pen for a UN dignitary?

06-12-2018 12:49 AM by mahdee

This person I know is a pen freak and as such, he has a huge collection of pe...

7 06-12-2018 10:09 PM
View Stevan's profile

Need Help. Inherited 1460 Lathe

06-11-2018 09:29 AM by Stevan

I just inherited this lathe from an old master. It has been in use as late a...

5 06-12-2018 01:16 AM
View Jack Lewis's profile

#1 Cremation Urn

06-08-2018 09:10 PM by Jack Lewis

Just finished this cremation urn. 21 rings, 255 pieces, 19+ inches tall, 8+ ...

6 06-10-2018 01:05 PM
View Woodknack's profile

Two midi lathes better than one, neat lathe trick

06-08-2018 05:52 PM by Woodknack

Neat trick for extending a Midi lathe as long as you have two. Seen on Forged...

4 06-09-2018 01:49 PM
View Karda's profile

is this spalting

05-29-2018 10:17 PM by Karda

Hi, i am turning a honey dipper and it started turning yellow when turning, t...

18 06-09-2018 04:04 AM
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saran wrap to prevent drying

06-07-2018 05:36 PM by Karda

Hi, I started putting saran wrap on my rough turned bowels to prevent drying,...

20 06-08-2018 10:24 PM
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Pen Blank Drilling- What is the Best...

06-07-2018 09:27 PM by JMillerWoodworks

I have been wanting to get a pen drilling vise for a while now and am wonderi...

13 06-08-2018 07:18 PM
View Karda's profile

scotch brite

06-06-2018 12:11 AM by Karda

Hi, I heard somewhere that scotch brite is good for sanding and I thought I w...

4 06-06-2018 03:58 AM
View lightcs1776's profile

Odd bowl that needs a finish

06-04-2018 02:03 AM by lightcs1776

I have an unusual bowl / vase that I hope to sell. The concern I have is in r...

8 06-05-2018 12:06 PM
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Vega Pro Lathe Duplicator parts and info

05-28-2018 05:52 AM by MrUnix

Can anyone tell me what size and TPI the locking knob is for the depth rod (o...

9 05-31-2018 04:32 PM
View Abter's profile

Parks Super Glaze for turning inlays?

05-29-2018 07:11 PM by Abter

I have never used a resin inlay to infill natural voids in turned bowls, etc....

3 05-29-2018 08:05 PM
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Lathe motor/vfd upgrade

05-28-2018 10:51 PM by chrisirving

I’ve been turning for a couple of months on a 70’s Rockwell/delta...

4 05-28-2018 11:39 PM

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