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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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Turn In Basement

01-04-2016 01:17 AM by Reaper417

Hey Guys, quick question. It gets cold here during the winter. My mini lathe ...

11 01-25-2016 03:17 AM
View Chris's profile

A little turning practice.

05-03-2015 06:38 PM by Chris

Another great day. Working on a little turning project. Glued up some lumber ...

5 01-25-2016 02:22 AM
View ForestGrl's profile

Gloat! AAW crew helps with fallen apple tree, so cool!

11-15-2015 04:40 AM by ForestGrl

We had a very old, big (and neglected) apple tree go down Tuesday night. I b...

10 01-22-2016 02:52 PM
View restored's profile

phase conversion, keep my lathe?

02-01-2015 03:24 AM by restored

I wish I new how to change the text so this would be easier to read. Why, bec...

31 01-21-2016 02:42 AM
View Sawdust2012's profile

Rookie how do I fix it?

01-18-2016 01:43 PM by Sawdust2012

The crack is about 3/16” thick at its worst. I was thinking of inj...

8 01-19-2016 10:21 PM
View beta7's profile

Clueless Lathe

09-14-2015 12:48 PM by beta7

I am trying to figure out how to use this old lathe. I’ve purchased a ...

17 01-18-2016 08:49 PM
View 3285jeff's profile

lathe mounted saw

01-05-2016 11:04 PM by 3285jeff

I was looking in the penn state catalog and I ran across a new item they have...

8 01-11-2016 06:30 PM
View kdc68's profile

Advice for a beginner interested in buying a midi/mini lathe

01-04-2016 11:11 PM by kdc68

I’ve consolidated my shop and managed to squeeze in a place for a midi/...

24 01-08-2016 08:26 PM
View Biggamefish's profile

Help with a collet chuck

07-28-2014 11:29 AM by Biggamefish

I received a collet chuck system.. I also bought some mandrels to use with i...

20 01-06-2016 05:40 PM
View 3285jeff's profile

trying to sell a few pens

01-03-2016 02:39 AM by 3285jeff

I have been making pens and most of my sales come from where I work at which ...

4 01-05-2016 04:22 AM
View JADobson's profile

King CH900C or Harbor Freight 34706 parts

01-17-2015 09:25 PM by JADobson

Hi everyone,I was having some trouble with the speed adjustment on my lathe (...

11 01-04-2016 09:31 PM
View NedG's profile

Jet 1642 - Turning Large Bowls?

12-26-2015 02:00 PM by NedG

I am purchasing a new Jet 1642, 2hp, lathe. To turn large bowls on this lath...

9 01-04-2016 07:04 PM
View Arlin Eastman's profile

Here are a few turning I have done in the last few months

12-26-2015 04:16 AM by Arlin Eastman

Here is the first one It is a winged bowl made from Figured Black Walnut a...

27 01-04-2016 03:58 AM
View MikeGraw's profile

Sharpening turning tools and other hand tool blades

01-02-2016 05:39 AM by MikeGraw

Looking for some help and opinions. Currently I have the Grizzly 8 inch we...

2 01-02-2016 01:37 PM
View bramzors's profile

my take on a saxon Waes hael goblet

01-01-2016 04:26 PM by bramzors

my first post!!

4 01-01-2016 06:57 PM
View Keith Kelly's profile

Bowl Gouges - Sorby ($100) or Shop Fox ($37)

12-30-2015 01:58 AM by Keith Kelly

I’m a woodturning newbie for the most part, but have learned a lot abou...

12 12-31-2015 04:03 PM
View Biggamefish's profile

Chuck for a jet 1221 lathe

12-28-2015 07:56 PM by Biggamefish

What 4 jaw chuck would you buy for a jet 1221. I have used the novas on a po...

13 12-31-2015 02:44 PM
View Mark's profile

Finishing question

12-30-2015 01:05 AM by Mark

Afternoon all. I have turned a mid sized hollow form. Wiped it down with WO...

2 12-30-2015 10:18 PM
View TaliaferroVaia's profile

Processing a Green Burl (maple?) to use as a bowl blank

11-21-2015 04:03 AM by TaliaferroVaia

Hello and thank you in advance for taking the time to read this post. I am...

11 12-30-2015 10:12 AM
View Mip's profile

What size bushings?

12-28-2015 01:10 AM by Mip

I turn a lot of different styles of pens and such that I have quite a number ...

3 12-30-2015 03:53 AM

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