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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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View sudbrinkm's profile

Looking to get into turning

02-05-2014 06:32 PM by sudbrinkm

I was hoping to get some advice from some of you out there. I am looking for ...

16 02-14-2014 04:21 PM
View Fjgold's profile

Help with filler

02-11-2014 01:09 PM by Fjgold

I have a turning that has many checks and voids in the wood. I would like to ...

12 02-13-2014 03:30 PM
View PASs's profile

Working behind the lathe.

02-04-2014 03:42 PM by PASs

The boss, er wife, let me get a new lathe a couple years ago, a Powermatic 35...

17 02-12-2014 11:33 PM
View dirtycurty's profile

Using a router to cut angles on segments for making bowls

01-30-2014 02:53 PM by dirtycurty

I know this would be an extra step in the already long process of making segm...

7 02-12-2014 04:26 PM
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02-01-2014 01:52 PM by Sawdust2012

I need some advice from people with more experience than I have, and yes, tha...

8 02-11-2014 03:23 AM
View Wildwood's profile

Nice to Know

02-08-2014 02:40 PM by Wildwood

I have no life found this morning searching the web for something else. Migh...

1 02-09-2014 12:37 PM
View Ted78's profile

Question about deal on Craftsman lathe

01-21-2014 12:39 PM by Ted78

Hey guys, I’ve been wanting to try my hand at wood turning for a while,...

32 02-08-2014 12:42 AM
View zazz's profile

2in Spindle

02-06-2014 05:48 PM by zazz

Hello Folks, Looking for someone who might want to sell a 2in spindle for a ...

8 02-08-2014 12:06 AM
View Thuzmund's profile

What is this turning tool?! What's it for?

02-06-2014 05:18 AM by Thuzmund

I got started turning by buying an old Craftsman Companion and a box of tools...

5 02-07-2014 05:37 PM
View dalton2323's profile

wood mudjug

02-05-2014 10:32 AM by dalton2323

I’m considering building a wood mudjug. It will have to be able to hol...

13 02-07-2014 03:50 PM
View jeff's profile

jacobs chuck vs bottle stopper mandrel.

01-06-2014 05:01 AM by jeff

Which would be better for turning a bottle stopper,a bolt with the head cut o...

13 02-07-2014 12:11 AM
View Sawdust2012's profile

water based polyacrylic finish on pens

02-05-2014 12:52 AM by Sawdust2012

Can water based polyacrylic be used as a clear finish on pens? I need a clea...

2 02-05-2014 10:30 AM
View Eddie's profile

Newbie looking for first chuck

01-31-2014 05:54 PM by Eddie

NOTE: I HAVE A SHOPSMITH Hey guys, I am really new to the lathe and hav...

11 02-04-2014 05:59 PM
View JADobson's profile

Help me get the most of my new tool

01-31-2014 10:18 PM by JADobson

Hey everyone, I just picked up a drill chuck for my lathe. I plan on maki...

5 02-04-2014 03:36 PM
View lightcs1776's profile

Bent the tool

01-30-2014 02:36 AM by lightcs1776

OK, question for you turnings here. Did you ever have a lathe gouge catch an...

55 02-01-2014 07:22 PM
View Keith Kelly's profile

Help Preparing Fresh Cut Logs for Drying & Turning

01-22-2014 06:45 PM by Keith Kelly

I just picked up some freshly cut soft maple. I plan on primarily using this...

9 01-30-2014 11:04 PM
View Rick M.'s profile

Self Centering Steady Rest

01-27-2014 11:20 PM by Rick M.

For awhile I’ve been thinking of a self centering steady rest similar t...

4 01-30-2014 08:17 AM
View dahenley's profile

pen turner in Lubbock Tx??

01-28-2014 03:07 AM by dahenley

I am in lubbock and a while back i traded some hard wood pieces for a pen, an...

8 01-28-2014 10:51 PM
View WoodJitsu's profile

Interesting Lathe Project

01-21-2014 07:02 AM by WoodJitsu

Sorry if this has been posted before – I just saw it on another board I...

11 01-28-2014 04:17 PM
View zazz's profile

2hp Electric Motor

01-21-2014 03:36 PM by zazz

Hi, looking for a 2hp Electric Motor for a lathe that i’am constructing...

1 01-28-2014 02:08 AM

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