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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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What kind of lathe is this?

03-01-2015 08:15 PM by Tal

I’m thirteen years old and learning how to use a lathe in my woods clas...

3 03-02-2015 03:52 AM
View SteveGaskins's profile

Oliver 25-C Lathe

03-01-2015 03:04 AM by SteveGaskins

I just purchased a 1942 Oliver 25-C lathe which has been stored inside for 70...

3 03-01-2015 07:11 PM
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02-28-2015 09:35 PM by 3285jeff

well I bought me a chuck and it came with about 3 sets of jaws including a sm...

3 03-01-2015 02:18 PM
View Ron Ford's profile

How to Clean Up a Glue/Paper Joint

02-28-2015 07:28 PM by Ron Ford

Hi Folks – I’m turning a larger vessel in two parts and and have ...

2 02-28-2015 10:12 PM
View Charlie75's profile

HF Lathe Comparisons

02-27-2015 07:35 PM by Charlie75

Well written review OSU55 on HF #34706. You have me almost sold.Both these ma...

5 02-28-2015 04:40 AM
View 3285jeff's profile

Nova sharpening

02-19-2015 08:40 PM by 3285jeff

Can anyone give me some info on the Nova sharpening system;; I have been thin...

4 02-28-2015 12:47 AM
View handsawgeek's profile

Shop Built Depth Gauge

02-26-2015 02:16 PM by handsawgeek

See the story here:

4 02-27-2015 04:26 PM
View UncleDave's profile

Has anyone used paper bag drying technique?

02-26-2015 05:25 PM by UncleDave

This is my first post to Lumber Jocks. I have had some experience with gre...

9 02-27-2015 02:02 PM
View 3285jeff's profile

cbn wheels

01-27-2015 12:25 PM by 3285jeff

well I guess im going to bite the dust and get a cbn grinding wheel I have be...

5 02-27-2015 12:56 AM
View Gater's profile

Do Compound Crosslides Exist For A Delta 46-460 Midi Lathe?

02-23-2015 06:34 PM by Gater

I’m adding a new extension bed and various accessories to my 46-460 in ...

2 02-26-2015 04:48 PM
View 3285jeff's profile

thank you note to all that have tried to help me in woodturning

02-03-2015 12:01 AM by 3285jeff

I would like to start off by saying that I do thank each and everyone for the...

11 02-24-2015 08:29 PM
View Razorburne's profile

Is acrylic much harder to turn than wood?

02-23-2015 04:27 AM by Razorburne

I have not yet turned anything on a lathe – I am reading and watching a...

8 02-24-2015 04:21 PM
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Mini lathe portability? Ideas?

02-15-2015 11:12 PM by Razorburne

Hey guys, I currently do not own a lathe but I plan on purchasing a mini l...

18 02-23-2015 03:01 AM
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first trinket box

02-21-2015 01:12 AM by 3285jeff

I know this isn’t much compared to what most woodturners ca...

4 02-22-2015 06:32 PM
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white grinding wheels

02-16-2015 10:52 PM by 3285jeff

I have been looking at the you tube videos that mike waldt have and in one he...

4 02-22-2015 12:52 AM
View rilanda's profile

record CL1 lathe would not start

02-18-2015 08:11 AM by rilanda

The Record CL1 lathe is powered by a 1/2HP Brooks Compton capacitor start mot...

2 02-21-2015 08:03 AM
View handsawgeek's profile

Poor Man's Center Finder Tool

02-20-2015 02:12 PM by handsawgeek

View this wonderfully made, state of the art, shop-cobbled accessory hereR...

1 02-20-2015 11:33 PM
View Muzzy17's profile

Ex-pen turners?

02-20-2015 01:27 AM by Muzzy17

Just a shot in the dark but I am getting into pen turning strictly as a hobby...

1 02-20-2015 04:17 AM
View magimat's profile

Chess pieces

02-16-2015 07:06 PM by magimat

Hi, I recently got myself a small lathe and my first project os about maki...

2 02-17-2015 01:27 AM
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Getting rid of sap

02-10-2015 02:39 AM by JADobson

I had the idea to use the trunk from last year’s Christmas tree to turn...

9 02-15-2015 05:49 PM

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