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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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Craftsman 101.06242 lathe restoration

11-29-2014 05:48 PM by Dror

Hi, I had in the past asked members for information regarding their lathes...

40 12-04-2015 07:37 PM
View woodczuk's profile

Exploring the Craftsman Router Crafter further

12-01-2015 05:50 PM by woodczuk

I recently purchased a used Craftsman Router Crafter on eBay and would like ...

3 12-01-2015 06:56 PM
View Andrew S.'s profile

Cracked bowl - options?

11-28-2015 10:54 PM by Andrew S.

I’m new at wood turning. So new that this is my first bowl. As you ca...

12 12-01-2015 02:09 PM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Who wants to see an idiot taking an oak bowl off the face mask?

11-28-2015 11:44 PM by toddbeaulieu

ALWAYS WEAR A FULL FACE MASK !!!! So as most of you know, I’m new to...

32 12-01-2015 02:30 AM
View soulshear's profile

is there a size between mt1 and mt2?

11-29-2015 10:01 PM by soulshear

I recently bought a small wood lathe off craigslist. It was just the frame, w...

9 11-30-2015 05:56 PM
View Ron9577's profile

How big of a chuck for a midi lathe

08-24-2015 10:55 PM by Ron9577

I’m thinking of buying a chuck for my Harbor Freight 10×18 1/2 hp ...

15 11-27-2015 05:16 AM
View Julian's profile

Baileigh wood lathe owners; your opinion

11-26-2015 12:52 AM by Julian

I am looking to up grade my old Delta 12” lathe to either a 16” o...

3 11-27-2015 12:07 AM
View Chip9399's profile

Wtb..wood lathe

11-25-2015 03:24 AM by Chip9399

Looking for a variable speed, at least 16 swing, length isn’t as import...

3 11-26-2015 03:16 PM
View DLudwig's profile

Which Lathe to buy?

11-21-2015 04:09 AM by DLudwig

Hello, im new to wood turning and im wondering if the rockwell beaver 3400 la...

8 11-25-2015 12:21 AM
View soob's profile

350 grit CBN wheel -- any thoughts?

10-06-2015 03:31 PM by soob

I am considering the Wood Turners Wonders 350-grit wheel. It’d just be ...

15 11-24-2015 01:01 AM
View csifishguy's profile

ridgid lathe tool rest help

11-23-2015 01:48 AM by csifishguy

I have been turning pens on my ridgid lathe and the tool rest is far away fro...

9 11-23-2015 10:21 PM
View snoceti's profile

Spectra ply and other colored plywood

02-21-2013 08:08 AM by snoceti

If anyone needs tips on how to work with these products, I have been working ...

6 11-17-2015 04:05 PM
View Underdog's profile

Laminating salad bowl blank? Good idea or not?

11-16-2015 01:43 AM by Underdog

I had a large cherry bowl roughout that l was going to use for a salad bowl, ...

5 11-16-2015 05:41 PM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Do you use a face shield when sanding? Dust mask? Trend Airshield?

10-20-2015 06:13 PM by toddbeaulieu

Curious if you are 100% face shield for all spindle and bowl work, or if ther...

27 11-12-2015 05:24 PM
View coachmancuso's profile

Captain Eddie Castelin

06-12-2014 01:08 AM by coachmancuso

Has anyone bought and or used Capt eddie castelin turning carbide tools? What...

18 11-12-2015 04:15 PM
View kmetzger's profile

Air compressor for woodturning

11-10-2015 03:30 PM by kmetzger

I just bought a DeWalt pancake compressor for woodturning. I’ve been wo...

18 11-12-2015 02:37 PM
View svfrolic's profile

Franklin Foundry 12 x 37

02-03-2013 12:09 AM by svfrolic

Hi,I am new to this forum and to woodturning too. It just happened that I hav...

6 11-11-2015 12:30 AM
View mickeyg197's profile

First pen. First time turning. But that's only part of it

11-10-2015 12:45 AM by mickeyg197

I have never turned before. I have a hard enough time getting better at the f...

3 11-10-2015 03:45 AM
View malachj's profile

hollowing jigs

11-09-2015 01:30 PM by malachj

I am new to Lumberjocks…today.Have been turning for awhile but am still...

7 11-10-2015 12:42 AM
View Jerry Maske's profile


11-08-2015 08:40 PM by Jerry Maske

Easy Wood Tools seem to be the rave these days. Anyone tried them? I got my...

6 11-09-2015 04:06 PM

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