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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 Genuino's profile

yes, one more lathe decision post :)

11-21-2016 04:30 PM by Genuino

I’m totally new to turning and a novice woodworker, have purchased in t...

21 12-04-2016 05:09 AM
View R4x's profile

Teak pen blank from USS North Carolina. Thought I'd join the site and share it.

11-21-2016 02:45 PM by R4x

This is a nautical pen I made for my grandfather’s 82nd birthday. He wa...

8 12-04-2016 01:26 AM
View Devok's profile

New (old) lathe! Know what it is?

12-01-2016 02:36 AM by Devok

Hello out there in internet land! This is my first post on Lumberjocks but...

10 12-03-2016 09:53 PM
View SuperCubber's profile

What to look for in a pen mandrel

12-02-2016 09:04 PM by SuperCubber

Hey folks, I’m purchasing my first lathe on Sunday, and would like t...

12 12-03-2016 03:07 PM
View Mark's profile

Problem with finish.

12-01-2016 06:08 PM by Mark

Morning all. 1st. Please excuse the crummy pics. best I could do on short...

7 12-02-2016 07:44 PM
View dddddmorgan's profile

What is this?

12-02-2016 12:47 PM by dddddmorgan

Look at this beast! ...

2 12-02-2016 01:10 PM
View BigJohn's profile

Chair leg advice

11-28-2016 04:55 PM by BigJohn

Hello. I am new to turning and had a friend bring a crappy old chair for me ...

2 11-30-2016 11:01 PM
View BoomWood's profile

New turner questions

11-17-2016 09:24 PM by BoomWood

Hey all,Just got a lathe (Excelsior) and it’s been incredibly fun! Firs...

5 11-28-2016 10:42 PM
View GamingRabbit's profile

Trying to figure out where to start

11-23-2016 01:34 PM by GamingRabbit

We got my dad a mini lathe for Christmas one year and he has wanted to use it...

13 11-27-2016 04:53 PM
View Targa's profile

Is A Jet JWL_1221VS Midi Lathe Worth $215 More Than A Rikon 70-220 VDR Midi Lathe

10-27-2014 07:55 PM by Targa

I’m planning to purchase a variable speed midi lathe with a 12” s...

28 11-25-2016 01:06 PM
View AtlanticBryan's profile

Rug Hooks

11-22-2016 01:06 PM by AtlanticBryan

A woman who runs a rug hooking studio recently asked me if I could make rug h...

4 11-23-2016 02:24 PM
View jeff's profile

Finish for red cedar bowl?

08-15-2016 07:18 AM by jeff

I recently finished turning a red cedar bowl with a friend.Any suggestions fo...

6 11-23-2016 06:07 AM
View Eric S.'s profile

My first finished bowl

10-04-2016 02:30 AM by Eric S.

A friend was getting rid of a walnut tree and had the tree company save me so...

9 11-23-2016 04:56 AM
View PhillipRCW's profile

Best starting lathe and tool questions

11-22-2016 09:24 PM by PhillipRCW

I’m hoping to purchase a lathe soon and trying to decide what to buy. I...

3 11-22-2016 10:30 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Getting ready for the snowbirds first swap meet

11-21-2016 10:18 PM by Jack Lewis

It is a big deal for snowbirds to spend their summer money here in Arizona. ...

1 11-22-2016 05:29 AM
View DaveB48's profile

Crooked Tool Rest Base

11-19-2016 04:47 AM by DaveB48

Today I bought a Nova modular 12” tool rest for my Rikon mini lathe. Af...

2 11-19-2016 04:55 PM
View Underdog's profile

Fast way to turn miniature balusters?

11-11-2016 02:33 AM by Underdog

Need a really fast, cheap way to turn about 500 miniature balusters. TheyR...

12 11-19-2016 03:28 AM
View CMS2's profile

Sterling 12/36 lathe

11-18-2016 06:25 PM by CMS2

I recently picked up a Sterling 12/36 Lathe.Can anyone tell me anything about...

2 11-18-2016 09:50 PM
View birdley123's profile

JET 1642... Its time!

11-09-2016 02:38 PM by birdley123

Its time I finally pull the trigger and do it; I’ve been lurking, readi...

9 11-18-2016 05:58 PM
View Julian's profile

Amazing segmented wood turnings

11-15-2016 03:20 AM by Julian

If you like segmented wood turning search for this video on YouTube; titled: ...

4 11-18-2016 04:13 PM

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