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Rikon 70-220VSR vs Nova Comet II -- anyone want to weigh in?

12-27-2014 03:02 PM by Sawdust2012

I always get great advice here. I am going to buy a midi lathe. I have $500...

3 12-28-2014 09:55 PM
View nerdkraft's profile

Have EWT carbide - worth going to HSS traditional?

12-27-2014 07:10 PM by nerdkraft

Preface: I have done a lot of searching on the forums and found several threa...

3 12-28-2014 06:19 AM
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Lathe Chuck Advice

12-09-2014 06:07 PM by kyfarmer

After many years with my old Craftsman Tube-bed wood lathe taking up space in...

30 12-28-2014 03:10 AM
View moke's profile

Nova Sharpening System

12-18-2014 06:18 PM by moke

I have a Wolverine system currently, which after years of studying, asking an...

16 12-28-2014 01:17 AM
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Unimat DB200

12-25-2014 07:27 PM by bygrace

Sorry if I’m posting in the wrong forum. Just figured there was a bette...

6 12-26-2014 08:34 PM
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12-26-2014 03:46 PM by Muckler66

I was wondering if someone could please help me on where I can buy spectraply...

1 12-26-2014 05:05 PM
View Rick Bailey's profile

Turining Bamboo?

12-24-2014 02:55 AM by Rick Bailey

Has anyone done it?We have a boat load of scraps at work and I’m thinki...

1 12-24-2014 03:14 PM
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Video Tutorials from Robert Sorby

12-24-2014 05:37 AM by Druid

Here’s a link to the first of 8 (currently) video tutorials on various ...

1 12-24-2014 11:56 AM
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Lathe recommendation

12-23-2014 10:17 PM by Sawdust2012

Let’s say, for instance, you had $500 – $600 to spend on a lathe ...

4 12-24-2014 08:03 AM
View UwpEngineer's profile

Upgrading my lathe, but how far?!?

12-22-2014 02:11 PM by UwpEngineer

Hi, My name is Dan and I have been turning for about 2 years now. I am curren...

6 12-23-2014 01:36 AM
View Rick Bailey's profile

Wolverine system question

12-22-2014 03:15 AM by Rick Bailey

I was sharping my tools with my new Wolverine system.I did petty good :-).My ...

3 12-22-2014 10:44 PM
View Mike53's profile

Help need two of these any ideas

12-20-2014 06:41 PM by Mike53

My wife bought a dresser missing two of theses drawer pull covers – I d...

6 12-20-2014 11:44 PM
View kmetzger's profile

Tailstock problem

12-20-2014 06:03 PM by kmetzger

I have a Grizzly G0462 clone and the tailstock mechanism is totally ruined. T...

8 12-20-2014 11:27 PM
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Is this lathe chuck for wood or metal?

12-17-2014 12:16 AM by JoeinGa

This chuck came with my lathe and in doing a bit of research on it I saw wher...

22 12-20-2014 09:57 AM
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Turn In My Basement

12-18-2014 05:45 AM by Reaper417

Hey Guys, Quick question. I have been turning for a little while. I turn in m...

3 12-20-2014 12:34 AM
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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...

23 12-19-2014 11:19 PM
View Rick M.'s profile

Anyone made a coffee mug, and used it?

10-31-2014 04:26 AM by Rick M.

I’d love to turn a wood coffee mug (not the travel kind) but I see some...

52 12-18-2014 05:05 AM
View Dan's profile

Homemade wooden chuck for my 1920's lathe

12-14-2014 07:42 PM by Dan

I posted a while back about my 1920’s lathe. One of the biggest issues...

26 12-18-2014 01:19 AM
View Jerome's profile

Jet Lathe JWL-1236

12-16-2014 01:35 PM by Jerome

I came across this lathe in a local pawn shop. Off the bat i knew that $1000 ...

15 12-17-2014 08:30 PM
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12-16-2014 04:51 AM by erichardson

Is there anyone in Kingsland/St Marys that can help me get my gouge sharpened...

3 12-16-2014 06:34 PM

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