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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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Freezing to separate water from alcohol for drying green??

07-25-2017 03:33 PM by Abter

Numerous posts here say that soaking bowl blanks in denature alcohol is a suc...

3 07-25-2017 04:50 PM
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General Canada 160-2

07-23-2017 11:13 PM by JRsgarage

i was actually looking for a bed extension for my jet 1014 to turn some bats ...

2 07-25-2017 11:59 AM
View Wildwood's profile

Not sure how will work out

07-18-2017 03:08 PM by Wildwood

Pick up this item today and not sure what will become of it! Kno...

11 07-25-2017 11:56 AM
View Hockey's profile

Jet 1221 or Delta 46-460

07-19-2017 10:10 PM by Hockey

I can get a new Delta 46-460 for around $180 less than a new Jet 1221vs. I li...

16 07-23-2017 05:56 PM
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Lightweight Smock

07-17-2017 06:35 PM by Spinnerbug

Anyone found a good lightweight smock to wear in hot summer months? I have a...

18 07-23-2017 04:47 PM
View ki7hy's profile

Measure your midi lathe bed please.

07-22-2017 08:32 PM by ki7hy

Good day all. I would like to get a lathe bed extension but I have a Gener...

23 07-23-2017 04:31 PM
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Switch Problems

06-19-2017 03:01 PM by pklumber44

Hey everyone, I have an excelsior mini lathe from Rockler. I went to turn ...

3 07-21-2017 01:55 AM
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07-18-2017 10:29 PM by Bobbeh27

I am a newbie at wood turning. I’m wondering what I need for a Spindel ...

10 07-20-2017 10:54 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Some questions concerning CBN sharpening

07-19-2017 07:23 PM by Jack Lewis

1. Is there any advantage to a grit finer than an 180 wheel?2. Should a bow...

3 07-20-2017 03:12 PM
View Mike Turner's profile

Selecting the Right Jaws For Nova G3 or Super Nova 2

01-23-2017 10:31 AM by Mike Turner

I just purchased a Longworth chuck for my Jet 1642..The disk on the back of i...

22 07-18-2017 11:11 PM
View framemayven's profile

Pen blank just catches, doesn't cut?!! HELP!!!!!!!!!!

07-17-2017 06:02 PM by framemayven

Just getting started in pen turning and with everything finally set up, when ...

8 07-18-2017 10:12 PM
View Richard3's profile

Lathe attachment for drill press

07-17-2017 11:29 PM by Richard3

Shop Fox has an attachment to convert a drill press into a lathe. I’ve...

9 07-18-2017 02:15 PM
View nixs's profile

Drying twice turn bowls

07-15-2017 11:21 PM by nixs

Looking for suggestion on drying some 15-18” elm and sycamore bowls I r...

5 07-17-2017 06:40 PM
View Thunderhorse's profile

Spalted Pecan

07-15-2017 03:51 AM by Thunderhorse

Cleaning up my wood pile..or one of them, at any rate, and I cut up s...

10 07-17-2017 01:17 PM
View JoshNZ's profile

Roughing cut without bevel support

07-13-2017 06:08 AM by JoshNZ What is this cut called 50 seconds into...

13 07-15-2017 09:27 PM
View Thunderhorse's profile

Homemade Friction Polish

07-10-2017 01:47 PM by Thunderhorse

Seems to work really well. This isn’t rocket surgery or adv...

14 07-14-2017 10:16 PM
View Karda's profile

bowl scraper advice

07-11-2017 09:05 PM by Karda

Hi, I found this scraper on ebay, looks good to me but could you tell if it l...

15 07-13-2017 01:58 PM
View JorgeJO53M's profile

Applications of 60RPM to 250RPM on a wood lathe?

07-11-2017 05:37 PM by JorgeJO53M

Greetings, I looking forward on learning to use a wood lathe. I’ve f...

20 07-13-2017 01:29 AM
View Keary's profile

Using trees

07-10-2017 12:51 PM by Keary

I’m new to turning and carving wood. But I love it so far. If I cut an...

4 07-13-2017 12:25 AM
View BigJon's profile

Building a Lathe, need some ideas.

05-22-2017 01:58 PM by BigJon

Been turning on a 12” HF lathe the past few years and finally smoked th...

26 07-11-2017 12:42 PM

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