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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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I need advice on replacing a lathe banjo/tool rest for Jet JWL1236

11-02-2016 06:39 PM by MikeUT

I bought a Jet JWL1236 for a great price over the weekend but it has some iss...

9 11-04-2016 02:28 AM
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11-02-2016 09:09 PM by Bob Nagel

After my father-in law died, my wife inherited his workshop a...

4 11-03-2016 04:59 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

New turning material

10-31-2016 03:15 PM by Jack Lewis

AZ woody provided me with some “great”, I hope, stock...

2 11-01-2016 01:07 PM
View Dave Owen's profile

TiteBond II for Pen Blanks

09-03-2016 02:54 PM by Dave Owen

Please comment on my recent experiment with gluing tubes into wood blanks. I...

20 10-31-2016 12:10 PM
View Leonardthecat's profile

Beginner question.

09-17-2016 10:05 PM by Leonardthecat

I’m new to wood turning and just picked up an old Dunlap lathe. I’...

7 10-29-2016 07:05 PM
View Notw's profile

Carbide wood turning tools

10-11-2016 01:51 AM by Notw

I have begun making my own carbide turning tool and have already flattened a ...

38 10-29-2016 12:51 PM
View vintageguy64's profile

Any opinions on this lathe? Wards powrkraft from 1940

10-26-2016 03:05 PM by vintageguy64

Hey folks,I am a bit of a newbie to the forum, and a newbie to woodworking as...

27 10-28-2016 03:24 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

I have developed a foolproof way

10-22-2016 12:14 AM by Jack Lewis

I have developed a foolproof way of locating a lost tool that is holding up a...

36 10-26-2016 01:52 PM
View Wildwood's profile

End Checkig,Sealing & Mold

10-24-2016 07:07 PM by Wildwood

As wood turners we stress end sealing blanks cut from logs and I ...

3 10-25-2016 11:33 PM
View Mark's profile

OB shine juice

10-21-2016 05:09 PM by Mark

Morning all. I’ve just finished a dyed maple vase (pics to come). I f...

6 10-25-2016 08:08 PM
View loiblb's profile

In trouble with my lathe

10-23-2016 02:28 PM by loiblb

I have been turning a few pens. Just up to 5 now. The trouble is now that is ...

3 10-23-2016 03:46 PM
View John's profile

New to turning, looking to buy my first chuck.

10-21-2016 12:06 AM by John

As the title says, I’m new to turning. I own a HF lathe and a complemen...

15 10-23-2016 12:40 PM
View Mac94's profile

From the ranch to the lathe- my mesquite questions

10-21-2016 02:26 PM by Mac94

I’m realatively new to the world of turning and have no clue what the p...

9 10-21-2016 09:54 PM
View Eric S.'s profile

Which tools first?

10-17-2016 05:27 PM by Eric S.

So I’m planning on upgrading my tools slowly (I have a cheapo 8pc set t...

20 10-20-2016 04:35 PM
View loiblb's profile

Mask for turning

10-18-2016 09:48 AM by loiblb

Mask for turning pens using CA glue.I use a cartridge dust mask for turning. ...

3 10-20-2016 02:53 PM
View winemaker's profile

Duracraft Model WL1236

08-08-2013 07:44 AM by winemaker

I am looking for an owner manual for a Duracraft Model WL1236 lathe. Can anyo...

2 10-20-2016 12:15 AM
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Holly for pens in Stow, Ohio

10-17-2016 11:06 AM by jimmatplay

Cutting down a holly tree/bush with 2-3 inch main trunk abot 7 ft long this w...

1 10-18-2016 07:34 PM
View loiblb's profile

Turning brittle wood

10-07-2016 04:31 PM by loiblb

Any tips on turning brittle wood. The ends of my carbonized bamboo take excep...

6 10-18-2016 12:22 PM
View BoomWood's profile

New to turning

10-14-2016 01:16 AM by BoomWood

Hi all,I’m thinking about asking for a lathe for christmas, been wantin...

10 10-15-2016 05:14 PM
View Dustin's profile

Quick Question re Lathe Dust Collection

10-13-2016 02:36 PM by Dustin

So, since recently upgrading my lathe and building a new stand, I’m wor...

2 10-13-2016 07:40 PM

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