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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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Woodturning Porn

03-20-2016 11:19 PM by HapHazzard

Every now and then I come across a picture on the internet that makes me droo...

11 04-07-2016 08:13 AM
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Steady rest question.

04-04-2016 03:16 PM by Mark

I hope this isn’t too dumb a question. I will be making a steady rest ...

8 04-06-2016 01:00 AM
View Kelly's profile

Lathe Drive End Investments Question

04-04-2016 04:46 PM by Kelly

[BACKGROUND] I’m a newbie to turning. I acquired a Jet mini a few m...

11 04-05-2016 11:04 PM
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whats the Best way to Attach two store bought furniture legs

04-04-2016 04:08 PM by srama

We bought two wooden,turned furniture legs from Home Depot. But they fell sho...

8 04-05-2016 03:37 PM
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Microwave drying green wood

06-26-2015 02:07 AM by JoshNZ

Has anyone got any hands on experience with this? I’ve done a little re...

18 04-04-2016 06:01 PM
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bowl turning with a router

03-24-2016 03:08 AM by johnhutchinson

A great technique that I’d like to try from an old episode of New Yanke...

16 04-04-2016 04:07 PM
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Troubleshooting a Comet II Lathe, bouncing motor.

03-31-2016 03:03 AM by Rick_M

So I’m working through this used Comet 2 I bought, mostly it involved c...

24 04-04-2016 09:35 AM
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Anyone own a Comet II lathe?

03-17-2016 04:46 AM by Rick_M

And willing to post a picture of the bottom of the spindle locking bolt? Just...

6 04-01-2016 05:34 PM
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Danner Lathe?

03-29-2016 02:20 AM by WeathertopMill

Has anyone ever heard of this brand? I came across one while shopping for a u...

2 04-01-2016 02:38 AM
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More from Chas. Chevaz Jr. of Tool, AZ sawmill

03-31-2016 05:09 PM by Jack Lewis

Turned this platter from a glued up Mesquite slab yesterday.

1 03-31-2016 07:48 PM
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Rikon 70-220VSR Yet another newbie

12-20-2015 02:41 AM by Vanraw

Hello all. Long time woodworker, but never a wood turner. So when Christmas c...

12 03-31-2016 02:41 AM
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norfolk island pine

03-27-2016 05:37 PM by davyj

I have been given a couple peices of “green” Norflok Island pine ...

3 03-28-2016 02:45 AM
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Is it a good idea to use a hack saw on a lathe?

03-26-2016 03:34 PM by loiblb

Is it dangerous to use a hack saw for cut off operations? Yesterday I had ...

14 03-27-2016 09:22 PM
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To VFD or not to VFD, that is the question

03-14-2016 09:15 PM by Heritage1

Hello, I’m new to the forum and have been recently reacquainted with...

14 03-27-2016 05:11 PM
View Kelly's profile

Simple Modification of Jet 1014 Lathe

03-26-2016 03:44 PM by Kelly

I got a fair deal on a mini Jet a while back, so got to see what the hullabal...

2 03-26-2016 09:14 PM
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McNaughton coring system questions

03-17-2016 05:22 PM by cdaniels

I just ordered the standard sized McNaughton system for coring out blanks. I ...

8 03-25-2016 12:06 PM
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Aluminum lathe tooling (how it's holding up)

03-17-2016 08:37 PM by JoeinGa

I think it was RickM who asked me how the aluminum tooling I used to make my ...

15 03-24-2016 10:31 PM
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Woodturning scrapers- decisions to be made

03-23-2016 08:23 AM by cdaniels

I have the set of Beni best tools from a year ago when I started and as I lea...

5 03-24-2016 06:29 PM
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thompson 5/8 bowl gouge

03-19-2016 03:26 AM by cdaniels

I started out turning like a lot of people with a set of benjamins best tools...

21 03-24-2016 03:41 PM
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Nova Soft Jaws

03-22-2016 02:19 AM by HapHazzard

Has anybody here used these? They look pretty useful—customizable, made...

3 03-22-2016 09:28 PM

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