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Rockwell Beaver 3400 lathe, drill chuck

03-20-2017 05:00 PM by vhs27

I recently bought a Rockwell 3400 lathe and trying to find out if I can get a...

10 03-21-2017 04:33 AM
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03-19-2017 12:57 AM by Nubsnstubs

A couple days ago, I was turning a piece of Olive branch for no other reason ...

15 03-21-2017 01:37 AM
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Worm holes.....still full

03-15-2017 04:06 AM by TrickyDick

So I try to turn wormy pieces of wood into bowls. I usually use a dental pic...

5 03-20-2017 07:47 PM
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Long bed

03-20-2017 02:34 PM by klr650teach

Hello Everyone, I’m sure most of you have seen Bruce Lee Kung Fu movies...

8 03-20-2017 06:49 PM
View alittleoff's profile

Laguna lathe

03-19-2017 08:41 PM by alittleoff

Is this laguna 18/47 platinum series lathe worth 1800.00? Im not sure how ol...

1 03-20-2017 12:48 PM
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removing a tenon and dressing up a form bottom

03-19-2017 12:36 AM by Nubsnstubs

Surprise, another video on removing a tenon, and it’s actually a little...

3 03-19-2017 02:45 PM
View Karda's profile

walking lathe

03-19-2017 02:11 AM by Karda

Hi, I am working up the speeds on my new lathe. Iam doing ok up to 1600, I in...

2 03-19-2017 02:15 AM
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Legacy Ornamental mill 1500 EXL

03-17-2017 02:36 AM by Don Butler

This is to let all of you know that I have sold my mill Last Monday. Very ...

0 03-17-2017 02:36 AM
View Karda's profile

tool blades

03-16-2017 02:32 AM by Karda

i have a maple chunk that is long enough for a turning tool handle, where can...

14 03-16-2017 05:52 PM
View Lrobinson's profile

Found this working lathe on side of road. Anyone know what I have?

03-15-2017 01:47 PM by Lrobinson

Driving home yesterday I found this lathe on the side of the road. The mo...

11 03-16-2017 05:29 PM
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03-14-2017 03:40 AM by Karda

Hi my first project was a pine block and the drive center set well but I put ...

8 03-15-2017 06:07 PM
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Old Walker Turner Wood Lathe

06-20-2014 09:31 PM by LittlePaw

I just bought this very old 10” x 40 ” Walker Turner (vintage) wo...

20 03-15-2017 02:40 PM
View Karda's profile

sharpening jigs for belt sanders

03-03-2017 06:12 AM by Karda

Hi, I have a HF belt and I want to use it to sharpen my turning tools. I look...

11 03-13-2017 01:12 AM
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New toy

03-06-2017 07:04 PM by Karda

finally got my first lathe now the fun begins

18 03-12-2017 11:46 PM
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parting tool uestion

03-11-2017 07:09 PM by Karda

I am making a carvers mallet, nothing fancy, this is the first item I have ev...

6 03-12-2017 04:15 PM
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Delta Wood Lathe Model 46-700

03-09-2017 01:46 PM by jmiller02

I found this wood lathe on craigslist and don’t know if it is a good de...

9 03-11-2017 09:44 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Question concerning HHS tools and Carbide cutters

03-11-2017 02:58 PM by Jack Lewis

Posted this on AAW forum also. I often read about the superior cut of HSS ...

9 03-11-2017 09:41 PM
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New Candle sticks

03-09-2017 07:45 PM by Biggamefish

Turned these for a present. Turned out of tiger wood and just a deft ...

3 03-11-2017 03:37 PM
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drying with silica gel

04-30-2016 02:01 PM by davyj

I am experimenting with drying green/wet wood, (small pieces), for turning. h...

18 03-11-2017 12:34 AM
View repeters's profile

Need a handle for these tools.

03-09-2017 10:46 PM by repeters

I found these tools at a local Goodwill and they appear to be small turning t...

18 03-10-2017 11:27 PM

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