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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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How big of a chuck for a midi lathe

08-24-2015 10:55 PM by Ron9577

I’m thinking of buying a chuck for my Harbor Freight 10×18 1/2 hp ...

15 11-27-2015 05:16 AM
View Julian's profile

Baileigh wood lathe owners; your opinion

11-26-2015 12:52 AM by Julian

I am looking to up grade my old Delta 12” lathe to either a 16” o...

3 11-27-2015 12:07 AM
View Chip9399's profile

Wtb..wood lathe

11-25-2015 03:24 AM by Chip9399

Looking for a variable speed, at least 16 swing, length isn’t as import...

3 11-26-2015 03:16 PM
View DLudwig's profile

Which Lathe to buy?

11-21-2015 04:09 AM by DLudwig

Hello, im new to wood turning and im wondering if the rockwell beaver 3400 la...

8 11-25-2015 12:21 AM
View soob's profile

350 grit CBN wheel -- any thoughts?

10-06-2015 03:31 PM by soob

I am considering the Wood Turners Wonders 350-grit wheel. It’d just be ...

15 11-24-2015 01:01 AM
View csifishguy's profile

ridgid lathe tool rest help

11-23-2015 01:48 AM by csifishguy

I have been turning pens on my ridgid lathe and the tool rest is far away fro...

9 11-23-2015 10:21 PM
View snoceti's profile

Spectra ply and other colored plywood

02-21-2013 08:08 AM by snoceti

If anyone needs tips on how to work with these products, I have been working ...

6 11-17-2015 04:05 PM
View Underdog's profile

Laminating salad bowl blank? Good idea or not?

11-16-2015 01:43 AM by Underdog

I had a large cherry bowl roughout that l was going to use for a salad bowl, ...

5 11-16-2015 05:41 PM
View coachmancuso's profile

Captain Eddie Castelin

06-12-2014 01:08 AM by coachmancuso

Has anyone bought and or used Capt eddie castelin turning carbide tools? What...

18 11-12-2015 04:15 PM
View kmetzger's profile

Air compressor for woodturning

11-10-2015 03:30 PM by kmetzger

I just bought a DeWalt pancake compressor for woodturning. I’ve been wo...

18 11-12-2015 02:37 PM
View svfrolic's profile

Franklin Foundry 12 x 37

02-03-2013 12:09 AM by svfrolic

Hi,I am new to this forum and to woodturning too. It just happened that I hav...

6 11-11-2015 12:30 AM
View mickeyg197's profile

First pen. First time turning. But that's only part of it

11-10-2015 12:45 AM by mickeyg197

I have never turned before. I have a hard enough time getting better at the f...

3 11-10-2015 03:45 AM
View malachj's profile

hollowing jigs

11-09-2015 01:30 PM by malachj

I am new to Lumberjocks…today.Have been turning for awhile but am still...

7 11-10-2015 12:42 AM
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11-08-2015 08:40 PM by Jerry Maske

Easy Wood Tools seem to be the rave these days. Anyone tried them? I got my...

6 11-09-2015 04:06 PM
View Mark's profile

Dye question.

11-07-2015 12:14 AM by Mark

I see several people use black leather dye to stain finials. Why not just bl...

5 11-09-2015 03:29 PM
View KE4NYV's profile

HF 12x33 Lathe Tool Post Shaft Size

11-04-2015 02:48 PM by KE4NYV

I’m not near my HF 12×33 lathe right now where I can put a ruler o...

1 11-05-2015 03:24 AM
View deebee's profile

Need help. Trouble sharpening a large gouge.

10-29-2015 05:16 AM by deebee

Hello everyone; I sharpen my lathe tools using the Wolverine sharpening gu...

12 11-04-2015 03:07 AM
View greenandwhite_owl's profile

Accessories to Enhance the performance of the HF 10x18 mini Lathe

11-03-2015 01:17 AM by greenandwhite_owl

Hello and please forgive my first posting here to these forums. I have pur...

4 11-03-2015 03:54 AM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Thinking of buying round tool rest sets

10-24-2015 10:55 PM by toddbeaulieu

I stumbled across a site called best wood tools that offers 3/4” and 1&...

39 11-02-2015 01:13 AM
View christian's profile

Selling Razors

10-31-2015 03:36 PM by christian

Hello I was wondering what other people do for selling their hand turned razo...

1 11-01-2015 11:19 AM

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