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How do you calculate (Revisited) staved angles on segmented rings

09-22-2017 06:18 PM by Jack Lewis

I think the method of flat segmented rings has been solved with complete clar...

7 09-23-2017 04:45 PM
View sgmdwk's profile

Lathe Choice

09-06-2017 05:21 PM by sgmdwk

OK, I am looking for advice on a purchase I plan.I started turning in Decembe...

10 09-22-2017 05:36 PM
View Thfay's profile

Adding abrasives to wax

09-20-2017 02:40 PM by Thfay

I want to add Tripoli powder or other fine abrasive to oil and wax to make a ...

5 09-22-2017 01:41 PM
View Karda's profile

need advice

09-18-2017 05:44 AM by Karda

I cut up a couple maple logs, the thin piece I cut for a plate tappers and i...

11 09-19-2017 06:25 PM
View Nubsnstubs's profile

Completing the Natural Edge Piece

09-19-2017 02:18 PM by Nubsnstubs

Another video showing 2 different jam/ jamb chuck or a plug. You pick the nam...

0 09-19-2017 02:18 PM
View Madrona's profile

Pulled From Fire?

08-26-2017 01:04 AM by Madrona

Looking through my wood pile for something to turn and found this piece that ...

8 09-18-2017 07:47 PM
View Nubsnstubs's profile

mounting a natural edge piece

09-18-2017 01:32 PM by Nubsnstubs

Another video on mounting using my Chuck Plate. I started with an 8” ha...

0 09-18-2017 01:32 PM
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What Type of Lathe Centers to Use

09-17-2017 01:17 AM by JMillerWoodworks

Recently my brother and I were given an old Craftsman Lathe (model no. 113.23...

4 09-17-2017 06:41 AM
View Jerry's profile

Seeking advice on carbide lathe tools - What's the best starter set

09-13-2017 07:52 PM by Jerry

Hey all, I’m getting ready to get some carbide bit and fabricate my own...

32 09-17-2017 05:58 AM
View Jack Lewis's profile

1st experience with Jerry's Tail Stock Steady Rest

09-13-2017 11:19 PM by Jack Lewis

My first bowl bottom with Jerry’s Tail Stock Steady Rest. I was amazed...

5 09-16-2017 07:46 PM
View Nubsnstubs's profile

Making dowels on a lathe

09-15-2017 03:38 AM by Nubsnstubs

Hey folks, I just uploaded a video on youtube on making accurate dowels 24...

7 09-16-2017 06:52 PM
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Turning Green Bowl Blanks - okay to dry in an unheated northern shop?

09-10-2017 05:22 PM by SawDustRUs

Relatively new to woodturning. Currently rough turning recently cut cherry, ...

6 09-16-2017 10:37 AM
View Karda's profile

knot/spalting question

09-14-2017 01:31 AM by Karda

had to cut down a nice maple, diseased. the bark was dieing and in most place...

0 09-14-2017 01:31 AM
View telrite's profile

noise from lathe phase conveter

05-21-2017 03:49 PM by telrite

A high pitch whining just started on my lathe from the phase converter. The c...

11 09-13-2017 02:07 PM
View DMiller's profile

First Lathe/ Lathe Restoration

09-06-2017 10:32 PM by DMiller

Recently my brother and I ( ) were gi...

10 09-13-2017 02:31 AM
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Oops - bowl too big for Cole Jaws

09-08-2017 01:20 PM by socrbent

I am looking for suggestions. The bowl I have made is too big in diameter to ...

11 09-13-2017 02:30 AM
View telrite's profile

From more scraps

09-11-2017 01:18 AM by telrite

Had a bunch of scrap pieces that I just couldn’t through away31” ...

5 09-13-2017 01:19 AM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Finding low cost wood or drinking helps!

09-11-2017 06:06 PM by Jack Lewis

A couple of months ago i was showing off a new turning at a local restaurant/...

5 09-11-2017 08:34 PM
View Noviceboone's profile

Best wood lathe for begginner

10-06-2016 02:54 AM by Noviceboone

Hello everyone, i would like to begin in the wonderful hobby of wood turning....

16 09-10-2017 06:58 AM
View Hockey's profile

Rikon 70-100 or Nova Comet II

09-06-2017 01:50 AM by Hockey

Looking at mini (midi?) lathes again. If you have used a Rikon 70-100 or a No...

17 09-10-2017 12:55 AM

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