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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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Help Preparing Fresh Cut Logs for Drying & Turning

01-22-2014 06:45 PM by keith204

I just picked up some freshly cut soft maple. I plan on primarily using this...

9 01-30-2014 11:04 PM
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Self Centering Steady Rest

01-27-2014 11:20 PM by Rick M.

For awhile I’ve been thinking of a self centering steady rest similar t...

4 01-30-2014 08:17 AM
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pen turner in Lubbock Tx??

01-28-2014 03:07 AM by dahenley

I am in lubbock and a while back i traded some hard wood pieces for a pen, an...

8 01-28-2014 10:51 PM
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Interesting Lathe Project

01-21-2014 07:02 AM by WoodJitsu

Sorry if this has been posted before – I just saw it on another board I...

11 01-28-2014 04:17 PM
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2hp Electric Motor

01-21-2014 03:36 PM by zazz

Hi, looking for a 2hp Electric Motor for a lathe that i’am constructing...

1 01-28-2014 02:08 AM
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Bowl Steady Rest

09-01-2013 07:45 PM by Ron Ford

As a new poster on LJ, I am eager to be a contributor as well as learn from t...

10 01-28-2014 12:10 AM
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Updated Steady Rest Link

01-27-2014 01:30 PM by Ron Ford

Here is an updated link to get to the site for a set of plans to build an exc...

2 01-27-2014 04:18 PM
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Replaceable Cutter Heads for Turning...

09-14-2013 12:28 AM by ScrubPlane

I utilize the ‘Easy Wood Tool’ turning tools and like them very m...

6 01-27-2014 12:34 AM
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Turning Slimline Pens

01-26-2014 02:58 AM by S4SWWS

Hello All, I am looking for pointers on turning pens, specifically what I ...

3 01-26-2014 06:31 PM
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Sharpest Tool in the Shed? Yes or No???

01-25-2014 04:55 PM by DIYaholic

I could use the help of seasoned veterans….Or anyone smarter than I!!! ...

18 01-26-2014 03:28 PM
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Getting Started

01-24-2014 10:27 PM by Stanley Coker

Finally decided to take a try at turning. I got a lathe from one of my brothe...

6 01-25-2014 06:33 PM
View Split's profile

What's the best ca finish from the following list?

01-24-2014 02:24 PM by Split

I have done some experimenting and a ton of reeding on ca and blo pen finishe...

1 01-24-2014 05:03 PM
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Thoughts on the Rikon 70-450 20"x37" Lathe

12-19-2013 10:42 PM by JamesVavra

Does anyone have any experience with the bigger Rikon Lathes? Specifically, I...

10 01-23-2014 04:56 PM
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HELP... my Delta Lathe Died

12-23-2013 08:58 PM by Nick_R

My less than 2 year old Delta 46-460 lathe just stopped working.. I think the...

37 01-21-2014 11:19 PM
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A mobile wood turning station

01-20-2014 07:18 PM by b2rtch

I bought a wood lath from Harbor Freight years ago and I never used it much.I...

22 01-21-2014 07:27 PM
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Nova 1624-44 or Jet 1221VS

01-14-2014 01:59 PM by JeffDM

I need some help deciding between the Nova 16244-44 (on sale for $900 at Wood...

18 01-21-2014 04:18 AM
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French rolling pin

01-20-2014 02:51 PM by RussellAP

I’m going to make one of these for a customer. My pin will be 20...

2 01-20-2014 05:37 PM
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Epoxy Threads on a bottle stopper?

01-07-2014 12:37 AM by Dan Campebell

I have been exploring the possibilities of turning bottle stoppers and find t...

8 01-20-2014 04:36 AM
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Ca pen finish. What did I do wrong?

01-17-2014 02:32 PM by Split

I put ca finish onto my pen with the lathe turning after sanding up to 600. I...

12 01-19-2014 08:30 AM
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eucalyptus citradora

01-17-2014 12:21 PM by REO

I was in the Seychelles last week for a wedding. a family member gave me a pi...

5 01-18-2014 05:44 PM

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