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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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Lightweight Smock

07-17-2017 06:35 PM by Spinnerbug

Anyone found a good lightweight smock to wear in hot summer months? I have a...

18 07-23-2017 04:47 PM
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Measure your midi lathe bed please.

07-22-2017 08:32 PM by KelleyCrafts

Good day all. I would like to get a lathe bed extension but I have a Gener...

23 07-23-2017 04:31 PM
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Switch Problems

06-19-2017 03:01 PM by pklumber44

Hey everyone, I have an excelsior mini lathe from Rockler. I went to turn ...

3 07-21-2017 01:55 AM
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07-18-2017 10:29 PM by Bobbeh27

I am a newbie at wood turning. I’m wondering what I need for a Spindel ...

10 07-20-2017 10:54 PM
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Selecting the Right Jaws For Nova G3 or Super Nova 2

01-23-2017 10:31 AM by Mike Turner

I just purchased a Longworth chuck for my Jet 1642..The disk on the back of i...

22 07-18-2017 11:11 PM
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Pen blank just catches, doesn't cut?!! HELP!!!!!!!!!!

07-17-2017 06:02 PM by framemayven

Just getting started in pen turning and with everything finally set up, when ...

8 07-18-2017 10:12 PM
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Lathe attachment for drill press

07-17-2017 11:29 PM by Richard3

Shop Fox has an attachment to convert a drill press into a lathe. I’ve...

9 07-18-2017 02:15 PM
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Drying twice turn bowls

07-15-2017 11:21 PM by nixs

Looking for suggestion on drying some 15-18” elm and sycamore bowls I r...

5 07-17-2017 06:40 PM
View Thunderhorse's profile

Spalted Pecan

07-15-2017 03:51 AM by Thunderhorse

Cleaning up my wood pile..or one of them, at any rate, and I cut up s...

10 07-17-2017 01:17 PM
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Roughing cut without bevel support

07-13-2017 06:08 AM by JoshNZ What is this cut called 50 seconds into...

13 07-15-2017 09:27 PM
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Homemade Friction Polish

07-10-2017 01:47 PM by Thunderhorse

Seems to work really well. This isn’t rocket surgery or adv...

14 07-14-2017 10:16 PM
View Karda's profile

bowl scraper advice

07-11-2017 09:05 PM by Karda

Hi, I found this scraper on ebay, looks good to me but could you tell if it l...

15 07-13-2017 01:58 PM
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Applications of 60RPM to 250RPM on a wood lathe?

07-11-2017 05:37 PM by JorgeJO53M

Greetings, I looking forward on learning to use a wood lathe. I’ve f...

20 07-13-2017 01:29 AM
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Using trees

07-10-2017 12:51 PM by Keary

I’m new to turning and carving wood. But I love it so far. If I cut an...

4 07-13-2017 12:25 AM
View Odin's profile

So I've been making wooden jewelry, and I would like know more about better techniques.

07-09-2017 08:30 PM by Odin

So I’ve begun making these wood ‘plugs’ aka ‘gauges&#...

7 07-11-2017 12:40 PM
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old and new

07-09-2017 02:29 AM by alex0295

started woodturning when I was 16 in woodshop. Several years later my uncle ...

10 07-10-2017 05:53 PM
View Karda's profile

chuck speed

07-08-2017 08:59 PM by Karda

Hi, got a question: how fast can I run my chuck with bowl blanks. Instructio...

7 07-09-2017 07:53 PM
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Jerrys bowls

07-06-2017 12:16 AM by Karda

Jerry sent me some rough turned mesquite bowl blanks finaly got them done, th...

12 07-07-2017 06:10 PM
View Thunderhorse's profile

New toy, Nova 1644 II

06-25-2017 03:07 AM by Thunderhorse

While lots of folks have brand preferences, I went with the Nova. This is the...

17 07-07-2017 12:25 PM
View Karda's profile

making a scraper need steel

07-04-2017 02:34 AM by Karda

Hi, i want to make my own bowl scrappers but can’t find the steel, all ...

23 07-05-2017 11:18 PM

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