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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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View Tim Dahn's profile

Help/Question with a Rikon mini lathe

15 hours ago by Tim Dahn

I have some wobble in my lathe, so much so that when I rough out a piece and ...

5 7 hours ago
View Bonj's profile

How much head stock runout is acceptable?

2 days ago by Bonj

I have an old General 160 lathe that I bought used. Over the two years I’ve h...

12 11 hours ago
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

Oval wood turning jig

3 days ago by TopamaxSurvivor

This oval jig looks a little spooky to me. What do you experienced turners t...

18 14 hours ago
View Dan Krager's profile

Looking for unusual tool

1 day ago by Dan Krager

I have seen, but don’t remember where, an 18” (or so) hollow tool...

3 1 day ago
View wiskeyweasel's profile

Houston area turner needed

17 days ago by wiskeyweasel

Fellas, I’ve got a friend needing a large baseball bat turned. 5 feet l...

1 1 day ago
View Geophyrd's profile to the forum

6 days ago by Geophyrd

I’ve been turning for a number of years. I recently bought the new Har...

16 3 days ago
View Tedster's profile

Ongoing Segmented Whatever...

28 days ago by Tedster

Since it will be at least a week, probably longer, till I can stock up on pen...

32 5 days ago
View Biggamefish's profile

Spindel measurements question.

5 days ago by Biggamefish

I have a powermatic lathe that takes a morse taper #2. I want to get a colle...

3 5 days ago
View KE4NYV's profile

Test Build of a Segmented Ring Video

5 days ago by KE4NYV

I recently bought some nice black walnut and maple boards and decided my firs...

0 5 days ago
View mdennisusa1's profile

Cherry Burl Pen

6 days ago by mdennisusa1

I have 19 Black Cherry Burl Pen blanks from an old burl I’ve had a ...

0 6 days ago
View Blakep's profile

Any options besides a drill press chuck?

8 days ago by Blakep

I took a drill press apart that was given to me a while back and used the pa...

6 6 days ago
View ColonelTravis's profile

Should gouges be as sharp as razors?

14 days ago by ColonelTravis

Bought a low-end lathe and some turning chisels then realized I had nothing t...

21 9 days ago
View Biggamefish's profile

Newbie getting started with calls (lathe question)

20 days ago by Biggamefish

I have the itch to make some calls. My family has a powermatic lathe, I am n...

6 10 days ago
View ibewjon's profile

powermatic 90 lathe speed , pulleys

23 days ago by ibewjon

I recently purchased a powermatic 90 lathe. I cannot get the speeds listed i...

13 11 days ago
View kmetzger's profile

Hex nut for faceplate

29 days ago by kmetzger

Hello all, I’m planning to make my own faceplate using a 1×8 tip hex nut...

9 12 days ago
View hairy's profile

Segmented spindles

15 days ago by hairy

I’ve been all over the web, and I can’t find anything on how to m...

9 13 days ago
View Biggamefish's profile

Turning your own wood.

13 days ago by Biggamefish

I don’t want to have to constantly buy blanks. I can get my hands on t...

2 13 days ago
View Dallas's profile

I need Someone to Turn a Fid for me.

14 days ago by Dallas

I bought a 50’ chunk of 3/4” Poly/Dacron rope today to make some ...

8 14 days ago
View Deela40's profile

What's with all the bowls

34 days ago by Deela40

Perhaps I don’t get it because I have never done it, but what is the bi...

27 14 days ago
View CC1299's profile

Walker-Turner 5121 Lathe

15 days ago by CC1299

Hi,Back in HS in the early 80’s I rebuilt a WT Wood lathe, and as years...

0 15 days ago

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