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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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Tim Yoder

04-05-2014 05:45 PM by Woodturner

Some might remember Tim Yoder from his PBS series a couple of years ago. He s...

2 04-11-2014 04:00 PM
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making heads or tails of it

03-31-2014 12:10 AM by MikeinSC

I’ll make this short. I’ve started turning pens and have since bo...

17 04-11-2014 02:44 PM
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I need help choosing woodturning tools

03-28-2014 04:47 PM by aussiedave

Hi Jumberjocks, I need help in choosing turning tools for...

22 04-08-2014 10:55 PM
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Delta 46-715 Bad Quill

04-06-2014 02:40 PM by EdgewaterWW

I have a bad Quill in the tailstock, I need to remove it and order a new one....

12 04-07-2014 01:45 PM
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Question on Reeves drive for Delta Lathe

04-05-2014 02:32 PM by Bieser

Ok. I picked up a Delta 46-715 lathe really cheap. I have read there have be...

5 04-06-2014 03:42 PM
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Question about Craftsman Tube Lathes

08-26-2013 07:42 PM by Mauricio

A while back I was trying to take apart and restore this old lathe I got. Whe...

20 04-04-2014 08:42 PM
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Drill bit set for pen making?

03-28-2014 05:40 PM by Fridgecritter

I have been branching out into different kits, and I have about 5 different s...

14 04-03-2014 05:16 PM
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Turning template/pattern idea from an old book

03-30-2014 07:06 PM by Rick M.

I found this template idea from a late 19th century turning book. Basically a...

14 04-02-2014 08:10 PM
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Help my new to me toy won't work

03-27-2014 01:36 AM by dieselpusher6262

I bought a very slightly used grizzly g1076z lathe off Craigslist. It was in...

17 04-01-2014 02:32 PM
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Spindle Dancer Jig - Alternative to a Duplicating Lathe

03-29-2014 11:37 PM by Ron Ford

Not being a production turner, I found it somewhat difficult ...

4 03-30-2014 06:31 PM
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Just Learning wood turning

03-27-2014 04:05 AM by johnlime

I’m new to all this woodworking, and have acquired some green flaming b...

3 03-27-2014 06:30 PM
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Lathe Recommendations

03-22-2014 06:48 PM by bcramer

I am interested in getting into making pens and was interested in lathe recom...

15 03-25-2014 09:09 PM
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Alan Lacer Skew VS Traditional flat skew

03-25-2014 01:34 AM by lovemachine

I have recently been introduced to the skew. I borrowed it from my father. I ...

4 03-25-2014 05:14 PM
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Easy Wood Tools vs 'Traditional'

12-28-2013 02:36 PM by ScrubPlane

I started turning again a couple of years ago after a thirty year hiatus and ...

22 03-23-2014 04:15 PM
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water borne finishes and turning

03-02-2014 02:30 AM by lightcs1776

I’ve done some research on water borne finishes. I’ve only used o...

22 03-22-2014 10:57 PM
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Ron Brown's 4 jaw chuck

03-21-2014 10:28 AM by coachmancuso

Has anyone used this chuck. If so what are the pros and cons.

8 03-21-2014 11:02 PM
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Broken Brass collar on my Sorby turning tools!

03-04-2014 02:59 AM by MrFid

Hi all, I bought a set of Sorby turning tools with my lathe (actually, the...

14 03-21-2014 07:42 AM
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New turner here

03-18-2014 07:05 PM by lovemachine

Hello all. I’m new to the site, and I’m also new to wood turning ...

15 03-20-2014 06:46 PM
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03-18-2014 01:03 PM by sudbrinkm

Looking for an opinion and what I can do about sharpening my tools. I am new ...

9 03-20-2014 12:12 AM
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Pen Kits Made In The USA

03-01-2014 05:05 PM by lew

Does anyone know of a source for pen kits that are made in the USA? I have he...

14 03-19-2014 11:39 PM

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