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Pen bushing leaving discoloration on blanks?

03-16-2014 04:05 PM by Split

I turned a pen blank the other day and used the bushings for the first time a...

6 03-19-2014 11:28 PM
View W1ngnu7's profile

Was just given a Shopsmith Mark V starting year serial number 1954

03-16-2014 06:18 PM by W1ngnu7

I had a pretty fully furnished shop already with the exception of a lathe so ...

6 03-19-2014 11:19 PM
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03-19-2014 01:46 AM by ART LACKEY

Does anyone know how to get a video from youtube into my blog??

7 03-19-2014 09:30 PM
View Rich_LI's profile

Carbide turning tools

03-18-2014 09:05 PM by Rich_LI

I have started using carbide turning tools, WOW are they sharp. I can sharpe...

6 03-19-2014 08:57 PM
View gaz0121's profile

what chuck is it?

03-18-2014 03:09 AM by gaz0121

Hello, fellow lj’s Could anyone help me with this chuck...

9 03-19-2014 01:47 PM
View ScrubPlane's profile

Rewiring a NOVA DVR lathe for 220v

04-15-2013 10:52 PM by ScrubPlane

I have a NOVA DVR lathe I’d like to re-wire to 220v. I’ve downlo...

8 03-17-2014 01:20 AM
View Shawn Masterson's profile

I need parts for a vega lathe

03-16-2014 09:00 PM by Shawn Masterson

A good friend just picked up a nice older vega wood lathe. The snag he is ru...

3 03-16-2014 09:41 PM
View Dan Krager's profile

Osage is harder to turn than I imagined...

03-15-2014 06:31 PM by Dan Krager

Here is a simple turning I tried with nothing to be lost if it didn’t w...

11 03-16-2014 07:55 PM
View dgrant's profile

What to do with green wood

03-14-2014 07:24 PM by dgrant

I had a pine tree of some sort in my yard that fell over in a storm. I cut i...

6 03-16-2014 04:11 PM
View MikeinSC's profile

Hand plane knob

03-04-2014 08:59 PM by MikeinSC

I am restoring a hand plane and am wanting to replace the front knob with a n...

11 03-15-2014 09:50 PM
View knotsofast's profile

yikes! my table legs split open after staining!

03-11-2014 10:23 PM by knotsofast

I am not sure where I went wrong and could use some advise…...short ver...

9 03-14-2014 01:16 AM
View Kurty's profile

What is your Inlay stone Preference?

03-04-2014 04:08 AM by Kurty

What Inlay stonedust, material or product performs the best for you ?regardin...

16 03-13-2014 02:19 AM
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Any guess on the species?

03-12-2014 02:59 PM by NaptownWood

I know its a long shot. Really wanted to show off the grain in this bowl as w...

7 03-12-2014 09:32 PM
View sgv's profile

Which Hollowing tool

03-02-2014 10:55 PM by sgv

I was playing with my lathe today TRYING to making some small vessels, I thin...

10 03-10-2014 09:26 PM
View Kurty's profile

Stone Inlay Poor results

03-02-2014 10:21 PM by Kurty

Hello all, I have just started experimenting with crushed stone inlay on s...

4 03-04-2014 03:45 AM
View davidmackv's profile

Pen Mandrel...what's the difference?

02-27-2014 04:24 PM by davidmackv

I am looking into purchasing a pen mandrel for my lathe. When I search on th...

10 02-28-2014 01:01 PM
View ken_c's profile

hollow grind on a parting tool or NOT?

02-27-2014 12:41 PM by ken_c

what is the consensus, do we put a hollow grind on a parting tool or not? be...

11 02-28-2014 11:19 AM
View Fridgecritter's profile

Looking for source for African Blackwood with sapwood still on it.

02-26-2014 10:49 PM by Fridgecritter

I am making pens and other items with 6 inch blanks from bell forrest right n...

15 02-27-2014 11:42 PM
View ScrubPlane's profile

From 'spindle' to 'bowl' grind...

02-21-2014 03:21 PM by ScrubPlane

Is it possible to ‘re-grind’ a spindle gouge into a bowl gouge? ...

7 02-26-2014 10:13 PM
View Danpaddles's profile

Happy V-day!

02-14-2014 02:56 PM by Danpaddles

My first vase, and first flowers.

6 02-24-2014 07:03 PM

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