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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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turning a foot on a cabriole leg

61 days ago by Sawdust2012

I’m wondering if it makes sense to turn the foot on a cabriole leg befo...

2 61 days ago
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lathe question....

67 days ago by jordanp

I just purchased a one way talon 4 jaw lathe chuck to put on my old craftsman...

63 61 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Bowl drying

419 days ago by RussellAP

I’ve been trying the microwave method of drying my bowls. I’ve do...

15 61 days ago
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Wooden Christmas Tree

63 days ago by Arthur C. Peterson

A wooden Christmas Tree being made. What craftsmanship!!! https://www.y...

1 62 days ago
View REO's profile

delta 14" swivel head lathe in Minneapolis 450.00

73 days ago by REO

4 62 days ago
View sudbrinkm's profile

Looking to get into turning

72 days ago by sudbrinkm

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

16 63 days ago
View Fjgold's profile

Help with filler

66 days ago by Fjgold

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

12 64 days ago
View PASs's profile

Working behind the lathe.

73 days ago by PASs

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

17 64 days ago
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Using a router to cut angles on segments for making bowls

78 days ago by dirtycurty

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

7 65 days ago
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76 days ago by Sawdust2012

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

8 66 days ago
View Wildwood's profile

Nice to Know

69 days ago by Wildwood

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

1 68 days ago
View Ted78's profile

Question about deal on Craftsman lathe

87 days ago by Ted78

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

32 69 days ago
View zazz's profile

2in Spindle

71 days ago by zazz

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

8 69 days ago
View Thuzmund's profile

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

71 days ago by Thuzmund

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

5 70 days ago
View dalton2323's profile

wood mudjug

72 days ago by dalton2323

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

13 70 days ago
View jeff's profile

jacobs chuck vs bottle stopper mandrel.

102 days ago by jeff

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

13 70 days ago
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water based polyacrylic finish on pens

72 days ago by Sawdust2012

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

2 72 days ago
View Eddie's profile

Newbie looking for first chuck

77 days ago by Eddie

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

11 73 days ago
View JADobson's profile

Help me get the most of my new tool

76 days ago by JADobson

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

5 73 days ago
View lightcs1776's profile

Bent the tool

78 days ago by lightcs1776

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

55 76 days ago

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