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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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Misaligned centres

08-27-2015 01:36 AM by JoshNZ

What can you do about this? My tail stock live centre is about 1-2mm to the l...

12 08-30-2015 03:28 PM
View Edwardnorton's profile

Why so long?!

08-25-2015 09:44 AM by Edwardnorton

I have been in the contracting/renovations / designs for over 40 years but si...

21 08-28-2015 07:23 PM
View soob's profile

Is there a lazy man's UV protected finish for maple?

08-26-2015 12:26 AM by soob

I love the way maple looks when it’s freshly cut, but it seems that lig...

8 08-26-2015 10:53 PM
View TheGreatJon's profile

I may have impulse-bought a lathe

07-31-2015 03:06 AM by TheGreatJon

i was watching an online auction tonight because there was a scroll saw and a...

43 08-26-2015 12:12 AM
View Ron9577's profile

How big of a chuck for a midi lathe

08-24-2015 10:55 PM by Ron9577

I’m thinking of buying a chuck for my Harbor Freight 10×18 1/2 hp ...

2 08-25-2015 03:42 AM
View Vicki's profile

easy wood tools vs robert sorby carbide

08-20-2015 02:53 AM by Vicki

I have the Robert Sorby carbide tool with the interchangeable cutters. I don...

20 08-24-2015 02:38 AM
View Ed Pitts's profile

Turning tools VS Carving tools

08-20-2015 10:44 PM by Ed Pitts

Hi All,New venture for me.I have been carving for several years and now I wan...

7 08-22-2015 05:03 PM
View ForestGrl's profile

Quality of buffing wheels?

08-20-2015 03:37 AM by ForestGrl

I’m considering buying the PSI buffing system (Beall knock-off). Is th...

6 08-21-2015 09:23 PM
View Vicki's profile

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...

4 08-20-2015 02:41 AM
View Keith Kelly's profile

New at Woodturning, Terrible at Sharpening

07-24-2015 04:43 AM by Keith Kelly

Personally, I’m humorously sick of watching woodturning videos where st...

39 08-19-2015 06:16 PM
View rosebud54's profile

delta lathe parts

08-03-2015 04:39 AM by rosebud54

I recently purchased a 46-715 Delta lathe on a school auction, after reading ...

8 08-17-2015 05:38 PM
View HuckD's profile

Open Segmenting - Lesson Learned

08-11-2015 10:43 PM by HuckD

I’ve been working on my first open segment bowl the last few days. All...

7 08-17-2015 01:58 AM
View Chris's profile

Anyone here have a HF lathe?

08-15-2015 04:20 PM by Chris

So, I have the HF (General Machinery) 10in. x 18in. 5 speed 1/2 HP Benchtop W...

6 08-16-2015 08:18 PM
View macdo's profile

Help identifying chisels

08-12-2015 12:41 PM by macdo

Hi guys, I bought in an ebay auction 8 Robert Sorby Chisels + 1 japanese, but...

10 08-16-2015 06:52 AM
View ForestGrl's profile

Questions about Deft lacquer on turnings

08-06-2015 10:28 PM by ForestGrl

I’m trying Deft lacquer to finish turned bottle stoppers, and specifica...

27 08-15-2015 01:14 PM
View ChadRat6458's profile

mesquite turning

08-11-2015 04:52 PM by ChadRat6458

I got a mesquite log. I cut it up. It seems a little wet. I would like to mak...

7 08-12-2015 03:43 PM
View PeteCollin's profile

Gouge Sharpening Jig

08-09-2015 06:08 PM by PeteCollin

Hello. I have been doing a lot of turning lately. I came up with a homema...

1 08-10-2015 04:02 PM
View kmetzger's profile

Led work light question

08-09-2015 12:44 PM by kmetzger

I recently bought the Cindy Drozda work light http://www.cindydrozda.com/html...

7 08-09-2015 11:12 PM
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Tailstock mechanism problem

07-21-2015 12:27 AM by kmetzger

My lathe is a knock-off of the Grizzly GO462. There are plenty of “cons...

5 08-09-2015 12:41 PM
View Matt Michaud's profile

Moulding knives vs. duplicator

07-25-2015 03:38 PM by Matt Michaud

Has anyone ever tried using a moulding knife mounted to a crossfeed in order ...

4 08-07-2015 01:36 AM

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