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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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CBN grinding wheel

03-30-2016 04:38 PM by Clarkie

Good afternoon fellow woodmen and wimmens. I am looking for some simple feed ...

36 04-16-2016 07:13 PM
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Thompson Tools handle slipping

04-13-2016 08:48 PM by kmetzger

I love my Thompson 5/8” bowl gouge, but I’m having one problem: w...

2 04-14-2016 05:11 PM
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Comet II lathe

04-11-2016 12:58 PM by gpryon

The variable speed stopped working. Is stuck on high. Any ideas on how to rep...

8 04-13-2016 08:52 PM
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Advice on a first lathe

04-11-2016 06:57 PM by ShotgunWillie

Hey Everyone, I’m relatively green to woodworking and brand new to t...

10 04-12-2016 11:52 AM
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Broke my lathe, help?

04-07-2016 11:05 PM by DonBoston

So, I was working on a vase on my Excelsior lathe, and the tail stock was com...

21 04-12-2016 12:30 AM
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Wood prep and finish turning

03-29-2016 04:24 AM by cdaniels

Some people like to turn bowls to final thickness from green wood so it warps...

14 04-10-2016 11:02 PM
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Finding wood for turning

04-09-2016 01:40 PM by BB1

Thanks to suggestions from LJs my husband is enjoying his new HF lathe. I wo...

6 04-10-2016 09:38 PM
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Wooden Spit

04-04-2016 06:14 AM by JP61

Hey guys! Perhaps someone here could help me out? So there’s this...

6 04-09-2016 02:30 AM
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Wood Lathe Questions, I need help?

04-02-2016 09:18 PM by artsyfartsy

I’ve got an old Delta wood lathe and I’ve just begun to re-learn ...

27 04-07-2016 03:49 PM
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Tool rest for dvr xp

03-21-2016 12:55 PM by cdaniels

with so many options out there I figure it best to get opinions from experien...

3 04-07-2016 01:56 PM
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Laser carver/Cutter for pen engraving

08-05-2014 11:06 PM by Fridgecritter

I have been turning fountain pens on the lathe, and while the wood portion is...

6 04-07-2016 01:38 PM
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Woodturning Porn

03-20-2016 11:19 PM by HapHazzard

Every now and then I come across a picture on the internet that makes me droo...

11 04-07-2016 08:13 AM
View Mark's profile

Steady rest question.

04-04-2016 03:16 PM by Mark

I hope this isn’t too dumb a question. I will be making a steady rest ...

8 04-06-2016 01:00 AM
View Kelly's profile

Lathe Drive End Investments Question

04-04-2016 04:46 PM by Kelly

[BACKGROUND] I’m a newbie to turning. I acquired a Jet mini a few m...

11 04-05-2016 11:04 PM
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whats the Best way to Attach two store bought furniture legs

04-04-2016 04:08 PM by srama

We bought two wooden,turned furniture legs from Home Depot. But they fell sho...

8 04-05-2016 03:37 PM
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Microwave drying green wood

06-26-2015 02:07 AM by JoshNZ

Has anyone got any hands on experience with this? I’ve done a little re...

18 04-04-2016 06:01 PM
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bowl turning with a router

03-24-2016 03:08 AM by johnhutchinson

A great technique that I’d like to try from an old episode of New Yanke...

16 04-04-2016 04:07 PM
View Rick M's profile (online now)

Troubleshooting a Comet II Lathe, bouncing motor.

03-31-2016 03:03 AM by Rick M

So I’m working through this used Comet 2 I bought, mostly it involved c...

24 04-04-2016 09:35 AM
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Anyone own a Comet II lathe?

03-17-2016 04:46 AM by Rick M

And willing to post a picture of the bottom of the spindle locking bolt? Just...

6 04-01-2016 05:34 PM
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Danner Lathe?

03-29-2016 02:20 AM by WeathertopMill

Has anyone ever heard of this brand? I came across one while shopping for a u...

2 04-01-2016 02:38 AM

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