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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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Carbide inserts

28 days ago by moke

For those of you that use some carbide insert turning tools. have you noticed...

15 1 day ago
View Wildwood's profile

Good Polychromatic Example

6 days ago by Wildwood

The other day talked about polychromatic wood turnings, here is a fine exampl...

3 1 day ago
View Troy Cleckler 's profile

Headstock hand wheel

3 days ago by Troy Cleckler

Has anyone made a hand wheel for a Jet 1236? The shaft is threaded internally...

2 2 days ago
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4 days ago by Troy Cleckler

I’ve got two cherry logs that I’ve been storing in my shop for se...

4 3 days ago
View jasont's profile

Finishing advice/ help chess set/ walnut table

51 days ago by jasont

hello I am just about to start turning a chess set and was wonder what woul...

4 4 days ago
View ownafixerupper's profile

Old Delta Lathe Acquisition and Issues

271 days ago by ownafixerupper

Howdy all—-and thanks in advance for your thoughts and suggestions. ...

12 5 days ago
View NaptownWood's profile

Is this normal for birch?

7 days ago by NaptownWood

Is this staining normal for birch? It was about a 14”dia log. Was gree...

7 6 days ago
View Cliff 's profile

Safe Turning Glued Timber.

13 days ago by Cliff

G’day, Imagine a piece of wood 6 inches wide and any thickness from ...

32 6 days ago
View johnintecumseh's profile

ceramic tiles

7 days ago by johnintecumseh

Hey all of you LJ s..question about glazed ceramic tiles 3” 4” ...

0 7 days ago
View splatman's profile

Question about using metal turning lathe for turning wood.

8 days ago by splatman

This is a question about whether it’s good at all to use a metal turnin...

8 7 days ago
View Biggamefish's profile

Help with a collet chuck

32 days ago by Biggamefish

I received a collet chuck system.. I also bought some mandrels to use with i...

18 8 days ago
View RustyCutts's profile

looking for a good used lathe

9 days ago by RustyCutts

I’m not sure if this is where i need to post….My husband has been...

1 8 days ago
View Micahm's profile

Best duplicator for the money?

22 days ago by Micahm

Looking for lathe duplicator for my Jet EVS 2hp. What are some good quality w...

12 9 days ago
View Pault28's profile

WTB: VS minilathe

11 days ago by Pault28

Hello all,I’m looking to replace my craftsman lathe with a newer, bette...

7 10 days ago
View chuditch's profile

Antique Coffee Grinders

10 days ago by chuditch

G’day…does anyone know where I can get Antique Coffee Grinder Kit...

2 10 days ago
View Arlin Eastman's profile

Woodturning Design went bankrupt

17 days ago by Arlin Eastman

I just saw that at another forum “It was posted on another forum, bu...

14 11 days ago
View kmetzger's profile

Spindle extender question

16 days ago by kmetzger

I just completed my Longworth chuck using Capt. Eddie’s kit. It’s...

16 11 days ago
View Bonj's profile

Buffing station: plans or ideas

26 days ago by Bonj

Does anyone have a plan for a buffing station? I have an old 1/3hp –...

16 11 days ago
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Bowl sanding tear out

20 days ago by Gixxerjoe04

So I seem to not be able to get a bowl sanded nicely. Made a little one yest...

19 12 days ago
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Drying green wood

13 days ago by Nate10

Can anybody tell me the best way to dry green wood for turning? I found some ...

4 12 days ago

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