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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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10-06-2014 05:02 PM by 3285jeff

I have a old craftsman sharping system that runs in water like the tormek,,,,...

1 10-06-2014 06:13 PM
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It has been awhile since I have posted some turnings

10-04-2014 09:58 PM by Arlin Eastman

Here are the recent ones both make for friends The vase is one of my favor...

32 10-06-2014 05:50 PM
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Bowl drying

02-23-2013 09:50 PM by RussellAP

I’ve been trying the microwave method of drying my bowls. I’ve do...

18 10-06-2014 05:15 PM
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Wood Experts...I need some help.

09-30-2014 08:14 PM by DKV

I have decided to use rosewood for the dark side of my chess set I’m ma...

42 10-06-2014 04:44 PM
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work sharp

10-06-2014 02:44 PM by 3285jeff

I am getting a mini lathe and i didnt know if anyone has had any experience s...

1 10-06-2014 03:04 PM
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Metal inlay for drop spindles

10-05-2014 03:45 PM by SpindleMaker

I would like a little help. I am attempting to locate a source for chrome, b...

3 10-05-2014 08:30 PM
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Turning My First Chess Set...

10-05-2014 07:22 PM by DKV

Now that I’ve decided on Rosewood and Hard Maple I have started turning...

0 10-05-2014 07:22 PM
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nova comet

10-05-2014 01:50 AM by 3285jeff

I went and looked at a nova comet mini lathe and was told it was bought earli...

2 10-05-2014 01:46 PM
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bowl turning

09-30-2014 02:40 PM by Mark

Hope this link works. Kind of a cool video.

4 10-04-2014 11:47 PM
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sharpening turning tools

10-04-2014 11:41 AM by 3285jeff

can anyone tell me what is the best way to sharpen your turning tools,,,and w...

6 10-04-2014 11:34 PM
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Using a Chuck Plate

09-28-2014 01:52 AM by Nubsnstubs

Hey folks, I uploaded a 19 minute video to youtube. It was uploaded because I...

12 10-04-2014 03:53 PM
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Craftsman lathe running not true

09-30-2014 12:32 PM by jroot

I picked up a crafsman lathe yesterday, got it home, turned it on, and noted ...

24 10-02-2014 10:50 PM
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Removing point from live center

10-02-2014 04:57 PM by kmetzger

I have a copy of the Grizzly G 0462 marketed in Mexico and want to remove the...

4 10-02-2014 07:35 PM
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Carter and Sons Toolworks?

09-29-2014 11:31 PM by Marcus

Has anyone else seen the “new” lathe tools and woodcraft made by ...

3 10-01-2014 05:25 AM
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Prototype Desk Lamp

09-29-2014 03:35 AM by 69BBNova

Its 3 pieces of cherry and a piece of Mahogany. It sort of shaped itself ...

3 09-30-2014 06:17 PM
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hickory turning blanks

09-29-2014 01:39 PM by sawdust703

good morning folks!! I am new to the lathe, but have a couple requests for pr...

4 09-29-2014 11:33 PM
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Nova G3 chuck

09-29-2014 08:07 AM by Bhickman9867

Fellow wood turners,I am thinking about purchasing a new jet 1221vs. I alrea...

2 09-29-2014 02:18 PM
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shopsmith and pen turning

09-29-2014 11:08 AM by 3285jeff

I am going to try and do some pen turning and I have a shopsmith but I was th...

1 09-29-2014 12:08 PM
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Drying green wood

08-16-2014 04:06 PM by Nate10

Can anybody tell me the best way to dry green wood for turning? I found some ...

9 09-27-2014 12:41 PM
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Grizzly G1036 slow speed grinder are Rikon 80-805 ssg

09-25-2014 01:41 AM by gary351

Can’t wait to start turning wood for the 1st time, the guy I bought the...

3 09-25-2014 12:16 PM

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