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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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Brass collars slipping off old wood handle turning tools

04-16-2017 11:14 PM by JohnnyBoy1981

I inherited some old turning tools/chisels from my late uncle today. I don...

4 04-17-2017 12:13 AM
View Zeke's profile

FeatherLite 4" chuck

04-14-2017 12:54 AM by Zeke

Has anyone knowledge of or experience with the FeatherLite 4”, 4 jaw wo...

6 04-15-2017 01:00 PM
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04-12-2017 07:21 PM by LDO2802

Everyone talks about grinding their turning tools to the specifications they ...

17 04-15-2017 05:13 AM
View greatview's profile

Thompson Bowl Gouge

04-13-2017 11:02 AM by greatview

Anybody know if Thompson is still in business? I ordered a gouge about two w...

5 04-14-2017 10:24 AM
View MrOrangeKitty's profile

Keeping chisel close to body

04-13-2017 07:55 AM by MrOrangeKitty

Hello, A number of sources say that it is important to keep the tool close...

4 04-13-2017 03:03 PM
View Nubsnstubs's profile

Jerry's 1460 Delta Milwaukee lathe

04-11-2017 03:58 AM by Nubsnstubs

Here are a few pictures of my retired lathe. It’s a year younger than m...

7 04-11-2017 07:02 PM
View tschmidty68's profile

Woodturning tips?

04-10-2017 07:43 PM by tschmidty68

Hey everyone, I recently (January) picked up a Rikon 16 inch lathe on a CL...

16 04-11-2017 02:26 PM
View gtrgeo's profile

New to Turning

03-23-2017 02:39 AM by gtrgeo

Hi all, I have been woodworking on and off for most of my life but had never...

12 04-11-2017 11:36 AM
View Obrizzy's profile

Delta 1460 what to do?

04-10-2017 12:06 PM by Obrizzy

Hi, Recently acquired this delta 1460 lathe. Seems to be in good shape wit...

10 04-10-2017 11:38 PM
View marti132's profile

General International Lathe Wiring Diagram?

04-10-2017 07:29 PM by marti132

I recently purchased a General international 25-200 lathe from a returns auct...

1 04-10-2017 08:58 PM
View TheDane's profile

Nova DVR Panel Upgrade

04-09-2017 11:58 PM by TheDane

Installed the new control panel and remote on my Nova DVR 2024 this week. ...

3 04-10-2017 01:14 PM
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Nova DVR 2024 problem

09-28-2013 07:00 PM by mileskimball

Has anybody had a similar problem to this? Just bought a Nova DVR 2024 (I ...

14 04-09-2017 11:55 PM
View Flyboysmy's profile

Jet Jwl-1442 VSK a deal for $800?

03-22-2017 03:10 AM by Flyboysmy

Hello all, I am looking at picking up a lathe to add to my shop and get into ...

5 04-09-2017 10:18 PM
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Barn Find Lathe ?

04-09-2017 02:12 PM by stephenj

G,day folks, hoping you can help me out here. While cleaning out a barn I hav...

3 04-09-2017 02:53 PM
View builtinbkyn's profile

My First Turning

04-08-2017 04:18 PM by builtinbkyn

Ok so it’s not art, but it’s a first for me ;) I have need of a ...

4 04-09-2017 12:53 PM
View Karda's profile

Radius skew grind

04-02-2017 06:07 PM by Karda

I found that I can use a radius skew better than a straight one, but how do I...

6 04-08-2017 09:56 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...

31 04-08-2017 07:31 PM
View Rick_M's profile

Woodturning smocks: Sorby vs Easy Wood Tools vs ??

04-02-2017 06:38 PM by Rick_M

I’m looking at turning smocks and am leaning toward the EWT because it&...

39 04-07-2017 12:23 PM
View Joe Lyddon's profile

A NEW Application for your lathe

04-01-2017 09:51 PM by Joe Lyddon

You will NOT want to miss this one! Especially during the hotter months w...

10 04-06-2017 06:28 PM
View loiblb's profile

8 inch CBN grinding wheel

04-05-2017 02:38 PM by loiblb

Where is a good place to buy the 8 inch CBN grinding wheels?What grit combo w...

12 04-06-2017 01:27 PM

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