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acrylic blanks stuck on drill bit

10-06-2015 07:34 PM by csnyderdvm

So I’ve trashed 2 acrylic blanks so far after the bit became stuck when...

1 10-06-2015 07:41 PM
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Customer Service and part availability

10-06-2015 02:24 AM by oregonbob

I’m thinking seriously of getting into bowl and plate turning and one o...

2 10-06-2015 07:37 PM
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350 grit CBN wheel -- any thoughts?

10-06-2015 03:31 PM by soob

I am considering the Wood Turners Wonders 350-grit wheel. It’d just be ...

5 10-06-2015 07:35 PM
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acrylic pen blank

10-02-2015 02:07 PM by 3285jeff

I drilled out a pen blank and needless to say the drill bit wobbled a little ...

5 10-06-2015 06:34 PM
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diy bowl lathe from start to finish

01-24-2014 03:46 PM by REO

Is there anyone interested in building a bowl lathe? I enjoy designing ,build...

30 10-05-2015 09:32 PM
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Rikon 70-100 Spindle Vibration/Runout Issue

10-05-2015 01:58 PM by fixthisbuildthat

Hey everyone! I just bought an older (green model) Rikon 70-100 as my first ...

3 10-05-2015 04:25 PM
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forced into the shop yesterday

09-27-2015 01:57 PM by REO

Received a call yesterday that a friend from our church had passed away. I wa...

12 10-04-2015 01:38 PM
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Choosing a GOOD chuck from a short list

09-24-2015 03:37 PM by toddbeaulieu

I am ready to purchase my first chuck for my new old PM #90. I spent a few ho...

53 10-03-2015 03:15 AM
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Delta 46-715 lathe, reeves drive problem

10-01-2015 12:41 AM by shipwright

My Delta 46-715 lathe has started powering out at high speed. My first though...

11 10-02-2015 09:12 PM
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The sanding vortex...

09-12-2015 12:45 AM by ForestGrl

Oh, man, I started looking at powered sanding options—angle drill-type ...

39 10-02-2015 04:24 PM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Has anyone used the Sanding Wonder Ultimate Sander?

10-02-2015 01:46 PM by toddbeaulieu

While following links in a thread on sanding, I came across this product on V...

7 10-02-2015 03:55 PM
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Record Power SC3 Geared Scroll Chuck Package - 1in-8tpi

08-19-2015 02:50 PM by Vicki

Highland has this chuck on sale for $150. Has anyone used it or have any fee...

11 10-01-2015 02:21 AM
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King Industrial lathe comparison?

06-15-2015 08:43 PM by Dabcan

King Industrial has a new mini lathe they are selling. No reviews yet as its ...

5 09-30-2015 11:01 PM
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Beginner Lathe?

09-21-2015 04:50 AM by esmthin

I have the opportunity to get several turning tools in a nice cabinet from an...

21 09-29-2015 12:20 PM
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Are all #2 live centers compatible with a lathe #2?

09-25-2015 09:22 PM by toddbeaulieu

Sorry if this is a stupid question. My PM #90 takes a #2 morse taper live cen...

11 09-28-2015 01:26 PM
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Harbor Freight Lathe speed control

09-25-2015 07:04 PM by CoyBoy

I recently bought a Harbor Freight 14” x 40” lathe only to find t...

6 09-25-2015 10:35 PM
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Help! Newbie with a lathe

09-24-2015 03:51 PM by StripeEsox

Hello all! I recently acquired a lathe that I would like to start playing ...

8 09-25-2015 02:55 PM
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Grizzly chucks?

01-28-2015 10:21 PM by Case101

Does anybody own the chuck that comes in the Grizzly kit T10809 pictured belo...

14 09-25-2015 02:00 AM
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Easy Wood Tools has been acquired by Pony Tools

09-15-2015 06:30 PM by TheDane

For those who may have missed it … here’s the press release: E...

4 09-24-2015 01:38 PM
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Bicycle powered lathe?

09-17-2015 12:14 AM by JoeinGa

Somebody sent me this link. Pretty interesting. Now if I could only find some...

16 09-24-2015 08:30 AM

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