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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 John's profile

New to turning, looking to buy my first chuck.

10-21-2016 12:06 AM by John

As the title says, I’m new to turning. I own a HF lathe and a complemen...

15 10-23-2016 12:40 PM
View Mac94's profile

From the ranch to the lathe- my mesquite questions

10-21-2016 02:26 PM by Mac94

I’m realatively new to the world of turning and have no clue what the p...

9 10-21-2016 09:54 PM
View Eric S.'s profile

Which tools first?

10-17-2016 05:27 PM by Eric S.

So I’m planning on upgrading my tools slowly (I have a cheapo 8pc set t...

20 10-20-2016 04:35 PM
View loiblb's profile

Mask for turning

10-18-2016 09:48 AM by loiblb

Mask for turning pens using CA glue.I use a cartridge dust mask for turning. ...

3 10-20-2016 02:53 PM
View winemaker's profile

Duracraft Model WL1236

08-08-2013 07:44 AM by winemaker

I am looking for an owner manual for a Duracraft Model WL1236 lathe. Can anyo...

2 10-20-2016 12:15 AM
View jimmatplay's profile

Holly for pens in Stow, Ohio

10-17-2016 11:06 AM by jimmatplay

Cutting down a holly tree/bush with 2-3 inch main trunk abot 7 ft long this w...

1 10-18-2016 07:34 PM
View loiblb's profile

Turning brittle wood

10-07-2016 04:31 PM by loiblb

Any tips on turning brittle wood. The ends of my carbonized bamboo take excep...

6 10-18-2016 12:22 PM
View BoomWood's profile

New to turning

10-14-2016 01:16 AM by BoomWood

Hi all,I’m thinking about asking for a lathe for christmas, been wantin...

10 10-15-2016 05:14 PM
View Dustin's profile

Quick Question re Lathe Dust Collection

10-13-2016 02:36 PM by Dustin

So, since recently upgrading my lathe and building a new stand, I’m wor...

2 10-13-2016 07:40 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

BEWARE of this!

10-12-2016 11:38 PM by Jack Lewis

After several attempts at trying to eliminate the beetle tracks and remains l...

7 10-13-2016 06:45 PM
View Mac94's profile

Inlay- turning

10-12-2016 01:34 AM by Mac94

How do I go about cutting a void to inlay that is not just a solid line. I...

4 10-12-2016 07:31 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

The Eucalyptus Collection

06-21-2016 05:26 PM by Jack Lewis

My Eucalyptus collection. All are 8-10 inch dia. and 3.5 – 4 inches tal...

6 10-12-2016 02:57 AM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Manzanita roots from southwest desert

09-17-2016 05:20 PM by Jack Lewis

The bottom three/larger one, I did remember to take a pic...

3 10-11-2016 01:12 AM
View lalkie's profile

Segmented Turning

10-02-2016 01:58 AM by lalkie

I have just begun working on segmented turning and have a shopsmith sled that...

10 10-10-2016 01:33 AM
View Noviceboone's profile

Need advice on picking Lathe

10-04-2016 02:02 AM by Noviceboone

Hello all, ive recently decided to adventure into the wood turning hobby. I n...

16 10-08-2016 02:20 PM
View Noviceboone's profile

Best wood lathe for begginner

10-06-2016 02:54 AM by Noviceboone

Hello everyone, i would like to begin in the wonderful hobby of wood turning....

15 10-08-2016 01:52 AM
View xwingace's profile

Flattening the inside of a box

10-03-2016 02:46 AM by xwingace

I’ve been turning for years, yet it eludes me how to consistently flatt...

9 10-05-2016 02:53 PM
View mike02130's profile

Bowl Turning Questions.

10-04-2016 05:31 PM by mike02130

Hello, all, I’m familiar with spindle turning but now I would like t...

5 10-04-2016 07:08 PM
View Eric S.'s profile

Small Projects

09-30-2016 10:21 PM by Eric S.

I’ve been working on a few small projects. Wine toppers, knife handles,...

3 10-02-2016 02:27 PM
View 1moe's profile

Need help with correct blank size

09-28-2016 12:52 AM by 1moe

I have someone asking for 2 maple goblets that will hold aprox 6oz of liquid ...

2 09-28-2016 01:25 AM

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