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Coved octagonal spindle?

06-07-2013 10:22 PM by Ben

Was just asked to replicate 6 staircase spindles.The turning is straightforwa...

6 06-08-2013 05:18 AM
View indychip's profile

Lathe motor fried, where to get replacement ?

06-07-2013 12:44 PM by indychip

While turning some bottle stoppers yesterday on my Delta 46-250 midi lathe, t...

2 06-07-2013 01:47 PM
View J. Crate Larkin's profile

Lathe Turning out of Round

06-05-2013 09:11 PM by J. Crate Larkin

I posted a while ago about my Jet JWL 1220 with bed extension turning spindle...

6 06-07-2013 03:52 AM
View JADobson's profile

Mandrel won't stay tight

06-04-2013 02:16 AM by JADobson

Ok, this might be a stupid question but I want to make sure that my problems ...

4 06-04-2013 12:31 PM
View Wildwood's profile

Tippe or Tippy Top

06-01-2013 08:53 PM by Wildwood

I finally turned a tippy top that works. Several years ago learned about them...

4 06-04-2013 10:54 AM
View mtenterprises's profile

In response to ralbuck's post on 150hp lathe

06-01-2013 12:49 AM by mtenterprises

Now here is a guy that “knows” how to sharpen and use his tools t...

1 06-04-2013 04:05 AM
View essexry's profile

old walker turner.... good buy or waste of money?

04-04-2013 03:07 PM by essexry

I’ve arranged to buy this on craigslist locally for $125. I know the Wa...

29 06-03-2013 08:25 PM
View ralbuck's profile (online now)

Unusual equipment

05-31-2013 04:10 AM by ralbuck

Hi Everyone, I found this video accidentally and foiund it highly entertai...

1 05-31-2013 12:03 PM
View mrunge340's profile

JET 8-pc Wood Turning Chisel set any good?

05-28-2013 07:33 AM by mrunge340

I just found an 8-piece set of JET Wood Turning Chisels on CL and I was wonde...

9 05-30-2013 01:28 PM
View RonInOhio's profile

Rockwell Delta Lathe; Circa 1960s (Never Used !)

05-27-2013 02:02 AM by RonInOhio

Came across this lathe yesterday. I am not really in the market right now for...

14 05-30-2013 04:07 AM
View John Truffa's profile

Convert handwheel lathe tailstock to crank

05-26-2013 01:56 PM by John Truffa

I have an older model Craftsman 12” lathe that has a handwheel in the t...

10 05-30-2013 03:30 AM
View triw's profile

lathe chuck question

05-28-2013 10:28 PM by triw

I picked up a rebuilt Delta 46-541P wood lathe in very nice shape. I want to...

9 05-29-2013 08:44 PM
View coachmancuso's profile

what type of screws and the lenght

05-27-2013 12:10 AM by coachmancuso

I am going to turn a bowl tomorrow using a faceplate . The block is 6 inches ...

8 05-27-2013 04:10 PM
View jimig11's profile

New (old) lathe

04-08-2013 05:48 AM by jimig11

Hi all, I picked up a craftsman copier on the cheap the other day and after g...

12 05-27-2013 04:13 AM
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05-24-2013 02:34 AM by gkellop

Hello, I would like to make a chair out of American chestnut wood to repli...

12 05-26-2013 11:16 AM
View Gatorjim's profile

HELP hole in wood

05-22-2013 11:27 PM by Gatorjim

I was turning this piece of wood to make a box and found a hole it wasn’...

7 05-23-2013 11:08 PM
View PurpLev's profile

officially got a wood lathe

05-16-2013 05:31 PM by PurpLev

I’ve been turning odds and ends on my metal lathe for quite some time n...

45 05-23-2013 01:51 PM
View Rick M.'s profile (online now)

Nova G3 vs. Barracuda CSC2000C

04-29-2013 05:27 AM by Rick M.

Changing the original post as I found the difference between the G3 & Pre...

12 05-23-2013 01:19 PM
View BalloonGuy's profile

Help identifying this duplicator

05-21-2013 11:52 PM by BalloonGuy

A purchased this lathe recently from a friend who closed his studio for healt...

2 05-22-2013 12:56 AM
View REO's profile

wood lathes past and present

05-21-2013 06:08 PM by REO

I got a message from a fellow LJ recently concerning wood lathes. If you cant...

0 05-21-2013 06:08 PM

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