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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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View Don Broussard's profile

Shopsmith Lathe Chuck, Faceplate, Live Center

02-08-2016 05:13 AM by Don Broussard

Long title with a request for recommendations for a chuck, faceplate and live...

5 02-08-2016 04:15 PM
View JerryinCreek's profile

Skew Chisel

02-07-2016 11:11 PM by JerryinCreek

Haven’t turned a thing yet but have a midi lathe and Nova G3 chuck orde...

6 02-08-2016 03:54 AM
View gwilki's profile

Bowl from several boards

01-29-2016 07:57 PM by gwilki

Made from off cuts of mahogany, walnut, cherry, maple and purpleheart. It is ...

13 02-07-2016 05:32 PM
View WallynSC's profile

Help ID'ing Robert Sorby Tool

02-05-2016 01:35 AM by WallynSC

What is the name and model number of this turning tool, I did a little search...

9 02-05-2016 09:05 PM
View Mark34's profile

Woodturning classes in St.louis?

02-02-2016 02:39 PM by Mark34

I’m looking for somewhere in or near St.louis that offers classes in wo...

2 02-03-2016 02:58 PM
View kmetzger's profile

Matching an internal profile

01-20-2016 09:24 PM by kmetzger

I’ve been asked to make an oboe stand –

12 02-01-2016 01:28 PM
View Ken90712's profile

New Jet Lathe Woodcraft 15% off

01-09-2016 05:11 PM by Ken90712

I finally did it, yesterday I bought a Jet 1221VR Mid lathe. I have no experi...

22 01-31-2016 10:32 PM
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01-26-2016 11:28 PM by Nubsnstubs

This is a table I made way back in 08-09. It was one of my first attempts at ...

11 01-29-2016 04:45 PM
View NJJoe's profile

Coffee grounds inlace?

01-27-2016 10:34 PM by NJJoe

I have a (I think) silly question. I have never used coffee grounds as an in...

15 01-29-2016 03:59 PM
View Bill7255's profile

Jet 1014VS electrical issue

01-26-2016 12:53 AM by Bill7255

I have a Jet midi lathe with vs. I haven’t used it much for turning la...

10 01-29-2016 11:25 AM
View jeff's profile

Recess tenon

01-26-2016 09:48 AM by jeff

I have a Nova G3 chuck with the standard 50mm jaws.How much depth in a recess...

3 01-26-2016 03:28 PM
View JoeinGa's profile

Grizzly lathe chucks... is bigger beter?

01-21-2016 01:53 PM by JoeinGa

WOO HOO! I have finally reached the point where I can order a chuck for my la...

14 01-26-2016 03:16 PM
View Nubsnstubs's profile

Mulberry with Dowels

01-24-2016 02:37 PM by Nubsnstubs

I thought I’d post these pictures after the thread where I commented ab...

6 01-26-2016 02:48 PM
View Mark Wilson's profile

Oh, Those Cracks - OR - Tilting At Windmills

01-22-2016 10:38 PM by Mark Wilson

As many of you are aware, my turning experience is fraught with cracked wood....

25 01-25-2016 09:00 AM
View Reaper417's profile

Turn In Basement

01-04-2016 01:17 AM by Reaper417

Hey Guys, quick question. It gets cold here during the winter. My mini lathe ...

11 01-25-2016 03:17 AM
View Chris's profile

A little turning practice.

05-03-2015 06:38 PM by Chris

Another great day. Working on a little turning project. Glued up some lumber ...

5 01-25-2016 02:22 AM
View ForestGrl's profile

Gloat! AAW crew helps with fallen apple tree, so cool!

11-15-2015 04:40 AM by ForestGrl

We had a very old, big (and neglected) apple tree go down Tuesday night. I b...

10 01-22-2016 02:52 PM
View restored's profile

phase conversion, keep my lathe?

02-01-2015 03:24 AM by restored

I wish I new how to change the text so this would be easier to read. Why, bec...

31 01-21-2016 02:42 AM
View JamesVavra's profile

Thoughts on the Rikon 70-450 20"x37" Lathe

12-19-2013 10:42 PM by JamesVavra

Does anyone have any experience with the bigger Rikon Lathes? Specifically, I...

14 01-20-2016 04:01 AM
View Sawdust2012's profile

Rookie how do I fix it?

01-18-2016 01:43 PM by Sawdust2012

The crack is about 3/16” thick at its worst. I was thinking of inj...

8 01-19-2016 10:21 PM

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