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How should I fill my crack - for turning?

10-11-2015 02:57 AM by ToddJB

Jokes welcome, but I am looking for an actual answer, as well. This is a c...

19 10-20-2015 08:01 PM
View Scheol's profile

Turning Handles and Knobs... What do I Need?

10-08-2015 03:48 PM by Scheol

I have been considering putting new handles on several of my vintage tools (c...

16 10-20-2015 07:06 PM
View TRex25177's profile

Grizzly G0766 wood lathe

10-20-2015 01:41 AM by TRex25177

Does anyone have any feed back on this lathe.It sounds to good to be true fro...

3 10-20-2015 12:05 PM
View wanderingtattler's profile

general 260 variable speed adjustment

10-15-2015 01:44 AM by wanderingtattler

I can not adjust the belts on my variable speed lathe, either the upper belt ...

2 10-17-2015 12:08 PM
View 3285jeff's profile

messed up on a patriot pen

10-15-2015 11:49 PM by 3285jeff

well I finished one of these pens and it looked great,,,so someone else wante...

4 10-16-2015 01:58 PM
View patco64's profile

need gouge info

10-08-2015 10:08 PM by patco64

I built a lathe and bought some turning tools but in the set I have the flute...

15 10-13-2015 06:59 PM
View Kenbu's profile

$20 Rockler carbide gouge kit

10-10-2015 02:55 AM by Kenbu

Rockler has a nice deal on a carbide turning chisel kit. 1/2 in. x 10 in. ro...

8 10-12-2015 10:01 PM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Has anyone used the Sanding Wonder Ultimate Sander?

10-02-2015 01:46 PM by toddbeaulieu

While following links in a thread on sanding, I came across this product on V...

12 10-12-2015 02:52 PM
View 3285jeff's profile

acrylic cracked pen blank

10-10-2015 09:06 PM by 3285jeff

can anyone tell me how to repair an acrylic pen blank,,or if it is even p...

2 10-11-2015 10:46 AM
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acrylic blanks stuck on drill bit

10-06-2015 07:34 PM by csnyderdvm

So I’ve trashed 2 acrylic blanks so far after the bit became stuck when...

5 10-11-2015 01:20 AM
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Help Cant seem to keep pieces in the chuck

10-07-2015 05:34 PM by SAJPV

I have been turning pens for a few years and have recently decided to try and...

8 10-09-2015 02:30 PM
View esmthin's profile

Beginner Lathe?

09-21-2015 04:50 AM by esmthin

I have the opportunity to get several turning tools in a nice cabinet from an...

22 10-07-2015 04:32 PM
View oregonbob's profile

Customer Service and part availability

10-06-2015 02:24 AM by oregonbob

I’m thinking seriously of getting into bowl and plate turning and one o...

2 10-06-2015 07:37 PM
View 3285jeff's profile

acrylic pen blank

10-02-2015 02:07 PM by 3285jeff

I drilled out a pen blank and needless to say the drill bit wobbled a little ...

5 10-06-2015 06:34 PM
View REO's profile

diy bowl lathe from start to finish

01-24-2014 03:46 PM by REO

Is there anyone interested in building a bowl lathe? I enjoy designing ,build...

30 10-05-2015 09:32 PM
View fixthisbuildthat's profile

Rikon 70-100 Spindle Vibration/Runout Issue

10-05-2015 01:58 PM by fixthisbuildthat

Hey everyone! I just bought an older (green model) Rikon 70-100 as my first ...

3 10-05-2015 04:25 PM
View REO's profile

forced into the shop yesterday

09-27-2015 01:57 PM by REO

Received a call yesterday that a friend from our church had passed away. I wa...

12 10-04-2015 01:38 PM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Choosing a GOOD chuck from a short list

09-24-2015 03:37 PM by toddbeaulieu

I am ready to purchase my first chuck for my new old PM #90. I spent a few ho...

53 10-03-2015 03:15 AM
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Delta 46-715 lathe, reeves drive problem

10-01-2015 12:41 AM by shipwright

My Delta 46-715 lathe has started powering out at high speed. My first though...

11 10-02-2015 09:12 PM
View Vicki's profile

Record Power SC3 Geared Scroll Chuck Package - 1in-8tpi

08-19-2015 02:50 PM by Vicki

Highland has this chuck on sale for $150. Has anyone used it or have any fee...

11 10-01-2015 02:21 AM

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