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View Rick M's profile

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
View WeathertopMill's profile

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
View Jack Lewis's profile

More from Chas. Chevaz Jr. of Tool, AZ sawmill

03-31-2016 05:09 PM by Jack Lewis

Turned this platter from a glued up Mesquite slab yesterday.

1 03-31-2016 07:48 PM
View Vanraw's profile

Rikon 70-220VSR Yet another newbie

12-20-2015 02:41 AM by Vanraw

Hello all. Long time woodworker, but never a wood turner. So when Christmas c...

12 03-31-2016 02:41 AM
View davyj's profile

norfolk island pine

03-27-2016 05:37 PM by davyj

I have been given a couple peices of “green” Norflok Island pine ...

3 03-28-2016 02:45 AM
View loiblb's profile

Is it a good idea to use a hack saw on a lathe?

03-26-2016 03:34 PM by loiblb

Is it dangerous to use a hack saw for cut off operations? Yesterday I had ...

14 03-27-2016 09:22 PM
View Heritage1's profile

To VFD or not to VFD, that is the question

03-14-2016 09:15 PM by Heritage1

Hello, I’m new to the forum and have been recently reacquainted with...

14 03-27-2016 05:11 PM
View Kelly's profile

Simple Modification of Jet 1014 Lathe

03-26-2016 03:44 PM by Kelly

I got a fair deal on a mini Jet a while back, so got to see what the hullabal...

2 03-26-2016 09:14 PM
View cdaniels's profile

McNaughton coring system questions

03-17-2016 05:22 PM by cdaniels

I just ordered the standard sized McNaughton system for coring out blanks. I ...

8 03-25-2016 12:06 PM
View JoeinGa's profile (online now)

Aluminum lathe tooling (how it's holding up)

03-17-2016 08:37 PM by JoeinGa

I think it was RickM who asked me how the aluminum tooling I used to make my ...

15 03-24-2016 10:31 PM
View cdaniels's profile

Woodturning scrapers- decisions to be made

03-23-2016 08:23 AM by cdaniels

I have the set of Beni best tools from a year ago when I started and as I lea...

5 03-24-2016 06:29 PM
View cdaniels's profile

thompson 5/8 bowl gouge

03-19-2016 03:26 AM by cdaniels

I started out turning like a lot of people with a set of benjamins best tools...

21 03-24-2016 03:41 PM
View HapHazzard's profile

Nova Soft Jaws

03-22-2016 02:19 AM by HapHazzard

Has anybody here used these? They look pretty useful—customizable, made...

3 03-22-2016 09:28 PM
View loiblb's profile

Slick jaws on Nova G3 chuck

03-22-2016 01:54 AM by loiblb

The Nova G3 chuck jaws are smooth and my work is slipping in the slick jaws. ...

5 03-22-2016 01:19 PM
View Brendo's profile

Help sanding figured oak burl bowl w/ natural edge

03-21-2016 12:02 PM by Brendo

Hi everyone, I am looking for help with a project I started about 3 yrs ag...

6 03-22-2016 12:57 AM
View Bill7255's profile

What brand VFD are you using for your lathe?

03-21-2016 07:57 PM by Bill7255

I am thinking of converting my PM 90 back to 3 phase with a 2 hp motor. I do...

1 03-21-2016 08:07 PM
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01-05-2016 02:38 AM by Laguna1

Got a 18” lathe now I need a bigger Chuck then my nova g3, I know the g...

35 03-20-2016 12:58 AM
View Drew101's profile

Old Craftsman Lathe Model 101.06242

03-18-2016 04:09 PM by Drew101

I recently picked up an old craftsman lathe. I previously picked up a Montgom...

1 03-18-2016 04:27 PM
View LeeMills's profile

Multi Purpose Tool Handles

03-13-2016 06:46 PM by LeeMills

I don’t think I have posted these before. The Jacobs is a 1/4” ab...

5 03-17-2016 11:01 PM
View Matthew Harper's profile

Delta 46-460 or NOVA comet II midi lathe?

03-03-2016 01:19 PM by Matthew Harper

Hi everyone, I am 15 and have been turning for about a year on a 10×18 m...

22 03-17-2016 10:52 PM

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