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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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HSS Turning Tools (Follow-up Question)...

236 days ago by ScrubPlane

As I watch more and more turning videos I notice that while most of the demon...

5 236 days ago
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turning ebony

468 days ago by trz

Any tips or hints on turning ebony spindles? Beside using sharp tool!

5 236 days ago
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New Inexpensive Chucks

237 days ago by Wildwood

Looking at my new Grizzly catalog found these chuck which have not seen befor...

0 237 days ago
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Problems with lines when sanding

250 days ago by Thuzmund

Hi all, So I have noticed a scary pattern: often, as I sand, I leave ligh...

19 239 days ago
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239 days ago by coachmancuso

Happy new year to all and their families . May everyone have a great woodwork...

1 239 days ago
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Looking forward to next year holidays

240 days ago by Wildwood

Another year of turning ornaments is over this year was bells and birdhouses....

0 240 days ago
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Are these basic Delta chisels worth owning?

242 days ago by mnguy

I have never turned before, but am definitely moving toward buying a lathe in...

17 240 days ago
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Speed selector fell apart

241 days ago by kmetzger

The handle for the speed selector assembly on our school’s Jet lathe 14...

5 241 days ago
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Turnings coming out oval shaped

246 days ago by JADobson

So I turned a pen for a Christmas present and once I put it together I notice...

18 241 days ago
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Pen Making HELP Needed

244 days ago by summerfi

My daughter has gotten into pen making on her mini-lathe, and she’s tur...

14 242 days ago
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speed control switch on Jet Lathe

243 days ago by rlrobinhood

Hi all, I found a used Jet Lathe, much like this one The speed control ...

5 242 days ago
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disappointed in Woodcrafts seam ripper kit

279 days ago by jeff

turned a seam ripper kit this evening and the rubber O rings will not fit int...

10 243 days ago
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Loose Pen Tubes

254 days ago by Steve Cherry

I’ve made three of PSI’s bullet pens and they turned out pretty g...

27 246 days ago
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Need to share!

246 days ago by Danpaddles

Just got to tell someone- for the first time in a long time, I have the WHOL...

3 246 days ago
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tails stock alignment

261 days ago by REO

what is all the fuss about tail stock alignment? Often when a question is ask...

37 246 days ago
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Merry Christmas

246 days ago by coachmancuso

Merry Christmas to everyone and their families. Have a wonderful Blessed day....

1 246 days ago
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Minimax T124 Copy Lathe Profile Problems

379 days ago by nottaclu

Hello,I am turning to the pros for some help as I cannot wrap my head around ...

16 248 days ago
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Chucking Square Stock

250 days ago by ScrubPlane

I utilize the Teknatool SuperNova2 lathe chuck with a variety of jaws. The i...

6 248 days ago
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Pastwax and some kind of oil???

257 days ago by sgv

I was watching a YouTube vid. on turning boxes, he mixed past wax and oil for...

19 249 days ago
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Feedback on possible objects to grind into turning tools (scrapers, mostly)

252 days ago by Thuzmund

So I have plenty of odd tools lying around the place and I’ve heard tha...

8 250 days ago

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