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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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celtic knot

547 days ago by carow

hey guys, i am about to make a new dining room table. i am considering making...

5 546 days ago
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sanding problems

546 days ago by matthewcressey

I have resently started making bowls on the lathe and I found that they need ...

6 546 days ago
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need some advice

546 days ago by railbender

I have a MiniMax T-124 copy lathe with all sorts of attachments, has been use...

1 546 days ago
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Avoiding catches

548 days ago by Ripthorn

So I am just getting back into turning after having not done any for close to...

5 547 days ago
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I need your help if you know how lathes are put togeather or what part do i need to fix my lathe

563 days ago by thedude50

I was turning some handles out of cocobolo for my Stanley SW chisels As I don...

17 547 days ago
View trz's profile

conflicting instructions.

554 days ago by trz

looking at some basic woodturning instructions and read for spindle turning t...

16 548 days ago
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549 days ago by Jacob0921

What finishes is everyone using on their turnings?

9 548 days ago
View AddeCrom's profile

I'm new here

560 days ago by AddeCrom

This is my first posting on this forum.I’m from the Netherlands, and pe...

15 549 days ago
View Jacob0921's profile

My turned projects keep cracking

551 days ago by Jacob0921

I have turned a couple of boxes with lids out of some jobillo that I had boug...

6 549 days ago
View Ripthorn's profile

Turning Waxed Spindle Blanks

550 days ago by Ripthorn

So when it comes to turning, I have never really worked with exotics. While ...

4 549 days ago
View Rick M.'s profile

Anyone recognize this screw chuck?

550 days ago by Rick M.

Anyone recognize this screw chuck? It’s fairly substantial, 2.5R...

1 550 days ago
View HorizontalMike's profile

Morse Tapers

552 days ago by HorizontalMike

I have had my lathe less than 5-days and turned 1 1/2 pieces (second piece is...

28 550 days ago
View moke's profile

Making Blanks

553 days ago by moke

Last week a farmer friend of mine gave me some walnut sections of a tree he t...

7 552 days ago
View HorizontalMike's profile

Lathe Chisel Sharpening ANGLES and/or BEVELS PER TOOL

553 days ago by HorizontalMike

I found this old “Blog” while searching for info on proper sharpe...

31 552 days ago
View MOJOE's profile

Lathe Chisel Recommendation

573 days ago by MOJOE

I received a Rikon 12×16 VS from my girlfriend today… I need ...

32 552 days ago
View poopiekat's profile

Gee, I Was Happy With my Lathe Tools.....

573 days ago by poopiekat

...And then I saw this on eBay: A “Holtszapffel̶...

17 552 days ago
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New Woodturning Tools

553 days ago by Roper

Hey guys and gals I just saw this online and thought it was great. They have ...

1 553 days ago
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Booze safe finish?

554 days ago by Kreegan

A friend of mine has asked me to turn a pair of goblets for him and his wife ...

4 553 days ago
View shopmania's profile

Help! My bowls are cracking

556 days ago by shopmania

So I;ve been turning, but just pens and bottle stoppers, and making square st...

5 554 days ago
View trz's profile

long centerd holes

555 days ago by trz

what’s the best way to bore a centered hole through an 18 in long 3×3 turning...

3 555 days ago

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