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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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1x8 die

12-15-2015 11:48 AM by 3285jeff

I have the beall 1×8 tap but would like to find the die that matches,,,c...

5 12-18-2015 07:31 PM
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Boxwood for Turning?

12-11-2015 08:53 PM by Ron Ford

Hi Folks – I was recently contacted by a person from a local arboretum ...

3 12-18-2015 05:42 PM
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Lathe Height

12-15-2015 09:15 PM by paratrooper34

Hi All, Well, I finally broke down and bought a power lathe (Craftsman). ...

12 12-17-2015 04:57 PM
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Spindle adaptor

12-16-2015 06:22 PM by K02Purdy

Hello, I am very new to wood turning and am having a difficult time trying...

6 12-17-2015 04:03 PM
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12-13-2015 06:03 PM by Garner2

When should you replace the sharpening wheel in a grinder?

4 12-15-2015 10:23 PM
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Jet 1226 tailstock disassembly

12-15-2015 02:19 PM by Nomad81

I’ve got an older jet 1226. The c-ring from the leadscrew has come out ...

2 12-15-2015 05:34 PM
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Source for nyloc nuts to fit lathe headstock

12-14-2015 08:13 PM by jtriggs

I’ve seen a video on youtube by a Walt Wager, I believe. He uses large ...

10 12-15-2015 03:43 PM
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Grandson's first pen

12-11-2015 01:02 AM by Woodmaster1

My 8 year grandson needed a gift that he made for a exchange at school. So we...

4 12-13-2015 12:53 PM
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Need Help identifying lathe

12-10-2015 11:33 PM by Slatewear

I was offered a free lathe. Because it’s free, I said sure. Going to pi...

18 12-13-2015 01:12 AM
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guardian pen

12-12-2015 09:58 PM by 3285jeff

im interested in getting the guardian jr pen kit at penn state,,if you go to ...

1 12-13-2015 12:37 AM
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longworth chuck hardware

11-28-2015 05:24 PM by sawdust99

Going to make a Longworth chuck and wanted to know who has the best chuck ha...

4 12-11-2015 08:57 PM
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Lathe mounting

12-08-2015 09:25 PM by oregonbob

I am getting a Jet 1221VS lathe and want to know if I can put rubber feet on ...

7 12-11-2015 12:04 PM
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Coloring wood with Nail Polish

12-10-2015 08:41 PM by nerdkraft

Problem: I wanted to have a bright red line in walnut and didn’t want t...

4 12-10-2015 10:34 PM
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Is my lathe underpowered?

12-05-2015 05:31 AM by Mervmaster

I’m a new Turner, and as such have purchased an entry level lathe from ...

10 12-10-2015 01:30 PM
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Nova G3 Chuck

12-09-2015 03:49 PM by DonJ

I’m new to turning and purchased a used Jet Mini. I picked up a new No...

4 12-09-2015 06:25 PM
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DIY (or not) Carbide Turning Tools

10-25-2015 10:56 PM by SuperCubber

Hey folks, I’m on the verge of getting into turning a bit more. I&#...

43 12-09-2015 07:12 AM
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making a pen turning blank out of colored pencils

12-08-2015 01:08 AM by 3285jeff

can anyone give me some help on making colored pencil blanks,,i have been loo...

1 12-08-2015 02:34 AM
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Sharpening for a lathe duplicator

12-07-2015 04:13 AM by Gespanne

I have a lathe duplicator that uses the type of tooling that I see on metal w...

2 12-07-2015 07:01 PM
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Advice on lubing pulleys and shafts?

12-04-2015 05:01 PM by S211

Hello. I have a craftsman professional 351.217150 lathe. I got it home and tu...

2 12-04-2015 10:30 PM
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Exploring the Craftsman Router Crafter further

12-01-2015 05:50 PM by woodczuk

I recently purchased a used Craftsman Router Crafter on eBay and would like ...

3 12-01-2015 06:56 PM

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