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Harbor Freight 5 Speed Benchtop Wood Lathe Questions

07-01-2013 08:31 PM by Matt Przybylski

Hey everyone,I’ve been considering doing some turning for a while now (...

19 07-24-2013 01:20 PM
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4 Jaw Chuck Help

07-04-2013 09:40 PM by Sbaldewicz

This is my first post I recently purchased my first lathe lot from a yard sa...

14 07-23-2013 01:33 PM
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sanding plywood turnings

04-26-2013 02:53 AM by wiser1934

any feedback on sanding plywood turnings. i used some baltic birch plywood on...

5 07-21-2013 03:25 AM
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3 Craftsman lathe tools(plus 2)-good deal?

06-24-2013 09:28 AM by CFrye

These tools are up for sale locally for $30 To be honest I don’t ev...

19 07-19-2013 03:46 AM
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I got a catch

07-13-2013 02:02 PM by Adrian A

Making some bottle stoppers. I’m a new turner and got a catch. Was ma...

8 07-19-2013 02:24 AM
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Delta stand for Delta 46-460, Is it worth it?

06-28-2013 03:42 AM by mchuray

At near $200 not counting extension is it worth it, or should I just build my...

12 07-19-2013 01:38 AM
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Treasure island fl lumber

07-18-2013 02:16 PM by coachmancuso

Does anyone know a place that sells lumber for turning close by treasure isla...

1 07-18-2013 04:54 PM
View Ben's profile

Baluster profile for porch posts?

07-17-2013 01:43 AM by Ben

Hi Gang, So, I own a 1913 Victorian cottage. The railings are original and...

2 07-17-2013 11:43 AM
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How to cut this off??

07-14-2013 01:07 PM by Belg1960

Good morning guys, I have a small midi lathe and not many extras to go with i...

4 07-14-2013 07:42 PM
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Head to Tail Alignment...

07-12-2013 03:53 PM by ScrubPlane

All…Just how close to absolute perfect alignment does the head and tail...

7 07-13-2013 11:59 AM
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gallery spindles

07-03-2013 05:04 PM by vann

Hi all;I am in the process of restoring a Victorian large china cabinet and i...

1 07-11-2013 03:04 AM
View David's profile

variable speed bench grinder

07-04-2013 09:40 PM by David

Seeking advice for what brand/type of bench grinder to buy, to sharpen turnin...

5 07-06-2013 10:45 PM
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Bedan as a Parting Tool

06-30-2013 12:58 AM by ScrubPlane

Some time ago I purchased a very expensive thinly tapered fluted Sorby partin...

14 07-04-2013 04:27 PM
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PINO Wood - Anyone know anything about it?

05-05-2013 01:04 PM by PSF

About 4 weeks ago, I was given several 4 foot sections of what was called ...

18 07-04-2013 10:56 AM
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Drying Hardwood

06-30-2013 06:52 PM by Wildwood

Here is a free reference on drying wood that you can pick and choose informat...

1 07-03-2013 01:58 PM
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What does everyone use?

07-01-2013 03:45 PM by coachmancuso

What does everyone use to finish their bowls? Both when you will use it for a...

5 07-01-2013 11:38 PM
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woodturning a wet bowl

06-29-2013 06:30 PM by coachmancuso

When you turn a wet bowl, Do you turn it to a regular size or leave it a litt...

7 06-30-2013 05:17 PM
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Anybody Need a Lathe?

06-28-2013 07:11 PM by CharlieM1958

Check out this bad boy I found on CL

12 06-29-2013 08:59 PM
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DELTA WINs -- RIKON Mini Lathe Model 70-100 or the DELTA 46-460 ????

12-10-2012 05:21 PM by HorizontalMike

UPDATE: Delta 46-460 Midi-Lathe has arrived. 8-) OK, I am starting to...

106 06-29-2013 05:13 PM
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Burning Wide Lines on a Lathe

06-26-2013 12:44 AM by doubleDD

Hey LJ’s, I am working on the lathe with a new project and would like t...

17 06-27-2013 07:52 PM

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