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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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lathe shaking

03-01-2016 04:47 PM by Johnalan1

Hello. my dad recently got me a lathe for my birthday, i used it at his house...

4 03-02-2016 02:43 AM
View jkid's profile

Looking for wine bottle stoppers

03-01-2016 12:55 AM by jkid

Just “learned” how to use a lathe. Spent the week end practicing ...

12 03-01-2016 10:32 PM
View dgrant's profile

GO 766 versus GO 733

02-29-2016 09:30 PM by dgrant

Hello All, This isn’t one of those post where I am asking for buying...

2 03-01-2016 09:08 PM
View BB1's profile

Thoughts on this lathe

02-28-2016 02:23 PM by BB1

Have been watching CL for a wood lathe (this would be our first one) and saw ...

17 03-01-2016 03:53 AM
View Eddie_T's profile

Chemex Style Coffee Carafe Collar

03-01-2016 02:00 AM by Eddie_T

I have a Tricolator coffee carafe that has a metal band and cheap plast...

1 03-01-2016 03:47 AM
View Johnson32's profile

Which chuck for turning bowls?

02-24-2016 06:04 PM by Johnson32

Just got my lathe set up last night. One of my projects id like to play aroun...

23 02-29-2016 04:11 PM
View TheWoodenOyster's profile

Basic Lathe Information Needed by Noob

02-27-2016 03:00 AM by TheWoodenOyster

Hey Guys, I’ve been woodworking for a while now and have really expl...

5 02-27-2016 11:23 PM
View Jeff2016's profile

Sears and Roebuck Companion Lathe

02-27-2016 02:58 PM by Jeff2016

So this little guy found his way to my place this morning via a friend who th...

3 02-27-2016 10:37 PM
View Case101's profile

Grizzly chucks?

01-28-2015 10:21 PM by Case101

Does anybody own the chuck that comes in the Grizzly kit T10809 pictured belo...

29 02-25-2016 04:22 AM
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02-17-2016 01:15 PM by Biggamefish

I am sure this has been covered but!! I am making wine stoppers calls bowl...

10 02-22-2016 10:08 PM
View loiblb's profile

Turning wood that may have mold

02-21-2016 04:01 PM by loiblb

I have some pecan that has some dark streaks in it. I put on a mask and turn...

6 02-22-2016 08:57 PM
View Roadhouse's profile

Nova Midi won't close question!

02-20-2016 08:48 AM by Roadhouse

I have a Harbor Freight lathe and a Nova Midi 4 jaw chuck. When I put the chu...

6 02-21-2016 06:34 PM
View redesigningwood's profile

Best starting point for using a lathe?

02-18-2016 06:18 PM by redesigningwood

Hello hello, I picked up a lathe a few weeks ago for a song off craigslist...

27 02-20-2016 06:44 PM
View admin8tor's profile

Help identify my lathe. Missing tailstock.

02-18-2016 03:05 PM by admin8tor

I am trying to resurrect my dad’s old lathe. He bought it new about 50 ...

3 02-19-2016 02:23 PM
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DVR XP questions

02-09-2016 06:13 AM by cdaniels

I just ordered a dvr xp from woodcraft and it comes with this http://www.wood...

8 02-19-2016 01:15 AM
View kmetzger's profile

Nova accessory jaws for Infinity

10-29-2015 11:36 PM by kmetzger

I’ll soon be getting a Nova Infinity chuck and a Nova DVR XP and have a...

7 02-17-2016 07:10 PM
View DrTebi's profile

How to make leather-capped handle?

02-01-2016 08:50 AM by DrTebi

Hello, as the topic states, I am wondering if anyone knows how to make a l...

24 02-16-2016 03:43 AM
View Mark's profile

Fixing a crack(s)

02-12-2016 01:05 AM by Mark

Afternoon all. I was turning a vessel this afternoon and was darn near done,...

11 02-15-2016 09:25 PM
View BB1's profile

first lathe purchase -Excelsior?

02-07-2016 12:50 PM by BB1

Have been slowly adding items to our shop and am considering adding a lathe. ...

13 02-15-2016 12:39 PM
View JerryinCreek's profile

Has anyone used the Nova Dovetail Chisel to form Bowl Recess?

02-11-2016 04:08 PM by JerryinCreek

I see Nova offers a chisel they say will make the correct dovetail for mounti...

12 02-14-2016 11:26 PM

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