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Coring system

04-27-2017 11:35 PM by Lefley

Looking for a coring system for wood that you guys could recommend .. Have a ...

2 04-28-2017 04:07 PM
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04-26-2017 04:36 PM by Nubsnstubs

Hey yall, I started this just to be the 17 hundredth topic for wood turning. ...

9 04-28-2017 01:48 PM
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Split Spindle on a Spring Pole Lathe

04-27-2017 07:58 PM by Ron Aylor

My next Prie Dieu will feature a a split spindle. I’m aware of the brow...

6 04-28-2017 01:25 PM
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band saw advice

04-25-2017 11:25 PM by Karda

I have a blade question, my band saw can cut up to 5 7/8th of an inch, I look...

16 04-27-2017 06:39 PM
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steel for thin parting tool

04-18-2017 04:01 PM by kmetzger

I’m looking for some good steel for making a thin parting tool. The too...

14 04-27-2017 05:58 PM
View Karda's profile

what woo is this

04-25-2017 01:29 AM by Karda

Hi, I was givin this chunk of fire wood to turn. I am going to try to get a c...

13 04-27-2017 02:26 PM
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Craftsman 12 in wood lathe upgrade

04-27-2017 12:05 AM by Dimensions

I inherited an old craftsman 12 inch wood lathe. I know it’s a common t...

3 04-27-2017 12:48 AM
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Drill size for Rockler 4" stainless pizza wheel kit?

04-25-2017 04:51 AM by Tishman

The instructions say drill a 12.5 mm hole for hardwood, but I’ve heard ...

2 04-25-2017 02:29 PM
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Mind Changer

04-24-2017 09:24 PM by papadan

This was going to be a tutorial, then turned into a review, but the site limi...

7 04-25-2017 11:32 AM
View alittleoff's profile

Nova comet lathe

04-11-2017 03:54 AM by alittleoff

Are these lathes any good, or worth the money? Ive been wanting to get someth...

6 04-25-2017 01:44 AM
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Harbor Freight Mini Lathe 65345

04-21-2017 12:51 PM by Hockey

Curious about the Harbor Freight Mini lathe 65345. For those who have one or ...

13 04-24-2017 12:41 AM
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Turning a mallet from green osage orange?

04-15-2016 08:14 PM by Babieca

I’ve been looking to get my hands on some osage orage to turn a mallet ...

8 04-22-2017 08:13 PM
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spindle gouge help

04-22-2017 01:16 AM by Karda

I Have been free hand sharpening my spindle gouge and it has bee working ok b...

9 04-22-2017 05:27 PM
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Lathe - Hopefully I Made the Better Choice

04-14-2017 07:47 PM by builtinbkyn

I’ve had my shop for about a year and a half now. During that time the...

11 04-22-2017 04:40 PM
View Karda's profile

face plate size

04-20-2017 03:08 AM by Karda

I just realized my HF lathe is metric, is the face plate thread metric or 1 i...

12 04-22-2017 03:33 PM
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face plate wrench what size

04-19-2017 11:18 PM by Karda

I want to get a wrench for my lathe face plate, it a 10×18 from HF it m...

9 04-21-2017 06:18 PM
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Need Recommendation on 4 jaw Chuck for My Delta 46-715 Lathe

03-12-2017 02:35 PM by Pete_LJ

I am new to woodturning and I am looking to purchase a 4 jaw chuck for my Del...

33 04-21-2017 04:55 PM
View xeddog's profile

Anyone turning Redwood?

04-18-2017 07:19 PM by xeddog

I just had a redwood tree taken down because it was dying and I asked the tre...

3 04-21-2017 10:18 AM
View Karda's profile

what to seal a green project

04-18-2017 01:02 AM by Karda

Hi i made a carvers mallet out of a chunk of maple I had, what can I seal it ...

17 04-19-2017 07:38 PM
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New Video by Nubsnstubs

04-16-2017 02:25 PM by Nubsnstubs

I just made another video on embellishing the bottoms of my forms. It’s...

2 04-19-2017 05:45 AM

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