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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 bheckson's profile

Looking for a Chuck on my Lathe

05-26-2014 02:37 AM by bheckson

I have been looking for a good beginning chuck for my lathe for quite some ti...

8 05-26-2014 08:03 PM
View BGC's profile

17 inch bandsaw for $500 – is it a good deal?

05-25-2014 01:59 AM by BGC

“Hardly used floor standing wood band saw. It has a 17 inch clearance between...

11 05-26-2014 03:40 AM
View Ron Ford's profile

Mixing Alcohol Based Aniline Dye?

05-21-2014 09:27 PM by Ron Ford

Hi Fellow LJers – Any of you have a recommendation for mixing small amo...

8 05-22-2014 08:44 PM
View whiskygonewrong's profile

any ideas?

05-20-2014 06:47 PM by whiskygonewrong

Hi everyone I have been given these lumps of cherry bye would like some advic...

6 05-21-2014 06:57 PM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Wanting to start turning

05-13-2014 12:02 AM by Gixxerjoe04

So I’ve been wanting to get into turning and figure there’s no ti...

39 05-19-2014 07:06 PM
View Rick M.'s profile

DIY lathe built by 10 year old boy

05-01-2014 04:00 AM by Rick M.

From what I gather the plan comes from an old Russian magazine called Homemad...

13 05-19-2014 04:53 PM
View lightcs1776's profile

HF 34706 tailstock is not tightening against the wood

05-18-2014 02:41 AM by lightcs1776

My wife’s HF 34706 (Jet clone) lathe is only five months old. My wife u...

8 05-19-2014 12:14 PM
View bcramer's profile

How to get round Bowl Bottoms

05-15-2014 10:31 PM by bcramer

I have been trying my hand at turning some small bowls but I am having a prob...

13 05-18-2014 04:24 PM
View johnintecumseh's profile

One question

05-17-2014 08:48 PM by johnintecumseh

Hey guys. I cannot reply to a posted picture on ‘projects’ . wha...

3 05-18-2014 10:13 AM
View Don1's profile

Redwood Burl Poaching

05-07-2014 11:12 PM by Don1

I just saw a news report that people are poaching the burls growing on the Re...

6 05-18-2014 09:54 AM
View kmetzger's profile

Turning disks

05-07-2014 03:12 PM by kmetzger

If you scroll down the page you’ll see a wooden disk placed over a wine...

3 05-17-2014 09:56 AM
View rossmatt06's profile

Gold Leaf on Pen Blank

05-12-2014 05:13 PM by rossmatt06

I’m trying to make a pen for a birthday party this weekend and want to ...

1 05-15-2014 06:36 PM
View kipperdude1's profile

Retro Salad bowl

05-12-2014 01:29 AM by kipperdude1

Hi guys I need some help, I have been asked to turn a salad bowl that has a ...

7 05-13-2014 04:17 AM
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trouble while replacing drive belt on Delta LA200 lathe

05-12-2014 07:07 PM by 480gabe

I replaced the belt on my lathe and thought everything was going fine. After ...

1 05-12-2014 11:07 PM
View gpastor's profile

Red Oak Tare out

05-08-2014 04:14 PM by gpastor

I have just started building a platform rocker for my wife (just like Knotnow...

9 05-08-2014 09:16 PM
View Split's profile

Casting burl cut off and pinecones in resin for pen blanks how to?

03-23-2014 12:37 PM by Split

Does anyone have any experience as to how to cast burl cut offs and pinecone ...

4 05-07-2014 04:17 AM
View DustyCellist's profile

First Lathe - New or Old?

04-29-2014 04:44 PM by DustyCellist

(Thanks in advance for reading my novella I wrote here, and apologize in adva...

30 05-05-2014 10:58 PM
View Rick M.'s profile

Morse taper has a burr inside, fix?

05-05-2014 05:55 AM by Rick M.

The Morse taper on my headstock has a small burr on the inside that is gougin...

12 05-05-2014 08:22 PM
View harveysoriginals's profile

Double morse taper for lathe alignment

05-04-2014 10:57 PM by harveysoriginals

Hello all, First time posting on here with any questions but I see from re...

4 05-05-2014 12:26 PM
View PASs's profile

Parts of a bowl

04-14-2014 03:57 AM by PASs

I thought this would be an easy question to answer, what are the parts of a b...

15 05-04-2014 04:06 PM

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