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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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Is $200 too much for a used TurnCrafter Pro with stand and chisels?

08-17-2014 09:57 PM by Sumdume

I am considering purchasing a lathe for the first time. An ad in the newspap...

1 08-17-2014 10:05 PM
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Vintage lathe capabilities & Safety

08-15-2014 04:24 PM by Dror

Hello, This is my first post in the forums section. I like the good energi...

10 08-17-2014 05:23 PM
View RyanS's profile

First pen turning mandrel

08-16-2014 05:42 PM by RyanS

Hi All,I recently walked out of a woodshop liquidation sale with a box of spa...

4 08-17-2014 01:54 PM
View jonesy604's profile

Dust piles

08-07-2014 04:26 PM by jonesy604

Hi all. I’m new to this site. I just started wood turning and have tu...

16 08-16-2014 06:01 PM
View Monty Queen's profile

I need some help with a Live centre for a tail stock

08-10-2014 01:06 AM by Monty Queen

I just purchase a record power lathe dml 24x/c and I set it up and it had a ...

12 08-16-2014 12:38 PM
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11-02-2013 07:54 PM by coachmancuso

Where does everyone get the wood spectraply from?

5 08-15-2014 08:16 PM
View UncleStumpy's profile

Delta Lathe 12" 46-700

08-13-2014 07:42 AM by UncleStumpy

I just bought a used Delta Lathe from a LJ’er who is selling tools for ...

12 08-14-2014 04:20 PM
View SCOTSMAN's profile

woodturning lathe desperately needed dust extraction?

08-11-2014 07:18 PM by SCOTSMAN

I have three large dust extractors, the latest I bought new at Christmas and ...

4 08-12-2014 03:17 AM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Hollowing tools

08-01-2014 04:44 PM by Gixxerjoe04

I’m looking for a hollowing tool that’s not ewt since they’...

11 08-11-2014 08:49 PM
View Nate10's profile

Harbor freight lathe 65345 belt

08-11-2014 05:31 PM by Nate10

Hey everybody! New to this site and I need some help! I have a model 65345 ha...

2 08-11-2014 05:43 PM
View CC1299's profile

Walker-Turner 5121 Lathe

07-13-2014 02:59 AM by CC1299

Hi,Back in HS in the early 80’s I rebuilt a WT Wood lathe, and as years...

2 08-11-2014 01:24 PM
View kmetzger's profile

Re-adjusting speed selector

08-08-2014 02:35 PM by kmetzger

At the school for kids where I teach woodturning, a student turned the speed ...

2 08-08-2014 03:02 PM
View patrad's profile

Captive Ring Tool?

08-06-2014 01:30 PM by patrad

Hi All,I’m somewhat new to turning after taking a class. I have many t...

4 08-06-2014 02:26 PM
View Roper's profile

Learning Multi Axis Woodturning

07-29-2014 07:04 PM by Roper

Hello everyone, I have gotten a lot of questions in the past 6 months on how ...

3 07-29-2014 08:30 PM
View Bonj's profile

How much head stock runout is acceptable?

07-25-2014 06:03 PM by Bonj

I have an old General 160 lathe that I bought used. Over the two years I’ve h...

13 07-28-2014 03:42 PM
View Tim Dahn's profile

Help/Question with a Rikon mini lathe

07-27-2014 03:45 PM by Tim Dahn

I have some wobble in my lathe, so much so that when I rough out a piece and ...

5 07-27-2014 11:55 PM
View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

Oval wood turning jig

07-25-2014 12:24 AM by TopamaxSurvivor

This oval jig looks a little spooky to me. What do you experienced turners t...

18 07-27-2014 05:19 PM
View Dan Krager's profile

Looking for unusual tool

07-26-2014 10:09 PM by Dan Krager

I have seen, but don’t remember where, an 18” (or so) hollow tool...

3 07-27-2014 12:12 AM
View wiskeyweasel's profile

Houston area turner needed

07-11-2014 12:33 AM by wiskeyweasel

Fellas, I’ve got a friend needing a large baseball bat turned. 5 feet l...

1 07-26-2014 09:47 PM
View Geophyrd's profile to the forum

07-22-2014 02:00 AM by Geophyrd

I’ve been turning for a number of years. I recently bought the new Har...

16 07-24-2014 08:34 PM

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