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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
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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
View Dustin's profile

How to sand rings for segmented turnings

11-09-2016 03:45 PM by Dustin

Well, back at you today with another question. I’m planning on doing s...

9 11-18-2016 01:59 AM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Another Fractal attempt

11-09-2016 03:05 AM by Jack Lewis

A 10.5” x 6” Maple and Walnut segmented bowl wil selected areas e...

1 11-17-2016 07:18 PM
View whitechev's profile

v-belt and pulley sizes for small lathe

11-15-2016 05:44 PM by whitechev

Hey. I bought the ‘headstock’ and ‘tailstock’ from a...

6 11-16-2016 01:52 AM
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New small pen lathe

11-13-2016 03:12 PM by loiblb

New pen lathe. I’m looking at the Rikon mini Lathe 70-100 and the Je...

4 11-13-2016 10:21 PM
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Beginner pen turning

11-09-2016 03:22 PM by jonnybrophy

Hey guys! So I just got started in wood turning a little bit ago and want to ...

11 11-11-2016 05:17 AM
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11-05-2016 10:28 PM by BoomWood

Hey all,I just got the Exelsior lathe and cant get the face plate off. Is the...

7 11-10-2016 01:34 AM
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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...

12 11-09-2016 06:49 PM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

CBN wheels/sharpening in general

10-25-2016 02:11 AM by Gixxerjoe04

Since I’m finally going getting into traditional turning, going to have...

22 11-09-2016 03:43 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Has anyone else experiencing this?

11-05-2016 06:02 PM by Jack Lewis

It seems that some companies either ignore or take a price advantage on certa...

9 11-09-2016 07:19 AM
View Julian's profile

Segmented Turning - cutting sled

10-25-2014 03:33 PM by Julian

I saw this video on WoodTurners Resource website. I thought it was a greatwa...

18 11-09-2016 03:54 AM
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1 1/2" x 8 TPI Chuck threads???????????

11-06-2016 03:09 PM by Nubsnstubs

Why are chucks threaded at 1 1/2”x 8 TPI and lathes have a 1 1/4”...

6 11-06-2016 10:11 PM
View Rick M's profile

Easy Wood Tools (the company) Sold

11-02-2016 07:10 PM by Rick M For Immediate Release To Our Value...

4 11-05-2016 04:47 AM
View Jack Lewis's profile

The first of sunday's pile

11-03-2016 09:59 PM by Jack Lewis

First one from the blanks of Mesquite. 10.5×2.5”

5 11-04-2016 08:56 PM
View DW833's profile

Turning something besides bowls. Making functional items on lathe.

07-02-2016 12:36 AM by DW833

I’ve been turning off and on for about 18 months. Since that time I...

21 11-04-2016 05:25 PM
View madebyhand's profile

Advice on motor for pre-WWII Delta 1460 lathe

10-11-2016 12:36 PM by madebyhand

I just purchased this pre-WWII lathe from a guy who’s dad bought it...

36 11-04-2016 12:22 PM
View MikeUT's profile

I need advice on replacing a lathe banjo/tool rest for Jet JWL1236

11-02-2016 06:39 PM by MikeUT

I bought a Jet JWL1236 for a great price over the weekend but it has some iss...

9 11-04-2016 02:28 AM
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11-02-2016 09:09 PM by Bob Nagel

After my father-in law died, my wife inherited his workshop a...

4 11-03-2016 04:59 PM

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