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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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Anyone using Segmented Project Planner Software?

01-24-2015 12:51 AM by Ron Ford

Hello all – I am far from an expert turner at this point, but I have pr...

4 01-24-2015 08:10 PM
View Jeremiah's profile

New Guy, New Lathe, No idea what I'm doing

01-23-2015 05:44 PM by Jeremiah

Hey all! I’ll give a little back story and hope you fellas feel bad eno...

8 01-24-2015 05:40 AM
View TheDane's profile

Eddie Castelin Update (Updated Again!)

01-19-2015 04:11 PM by TheDane

Woodturners may be interested in the latest on Captain Eddie Castelin. He ...

11 01-24-2015 04:03 AM
View Case101's profile

What size carbide cutters?

01-22-2015 03:26 AM by Case101

I’m new to turning… I picked up the Rikon 70-220VSR Midi Lathe th...

9 01-24-2015 01:15 AM
View Sawdust2012's profile

Swing capacity

01-17-2015 02:47 PM by Sawdust2012

Looking for some help from the voice of experience. How important is swing c...

13 01-23-2015 12:08 PM
View JoeinGa's profile

Can this motor be used on a lathe?

01-21-2015 08:19 PM by JoeinGa

We had a washing machine die and before taking it to the dump I pulled the mo...

23 01-23-2015 03:46 AM
View 3285jeff's profile

finish for trinket box

01-22-2015 03:23 PM by 3285jeff

Well I have turned my first little trinket box with the lid and now I need so...

1 01-22-2015 03:55 PM
View Rick M.'s profile

Tricky mallet question

01-13-2015 09:03 PM by Rick M.

I agreed to turn a carving mallet for a fellow woodworker. He brings me green...

22 01-22-2015 03:02 PM
View 3285jeff's profile

wood tap and die

01-20-2015 11:38 PM by 3285jeff


6 01-22-2015 02:10 AM
View JADobson's profile

King CH900C or Harbor Freight 34706 parts

01-17-2015 09:25 PM by JADobson

Hi everyone,I was having some trouble with the speed adjustment on my lathe (...

9 01-21-2015 04:00 PM
View Rick Bailey's profile

Lathe Magic

01-20-2015 03:47 AM by Rick Bailey

I found this today and been messing around with it’s ,kinda cool.Anyone...

7 01-21-2015 11:34 AM
View smileygreen's profile

Solid wood bottle stopper?

01-20-2015 12:38 AM by smileygreen

Has anyone made a bottle stopper out of solid wood (without the stainless pie...

5 01-20-2015 04:17 AM
View Jimbo4's profile

Video Turtorials

01-19-2015 03:54 AM by Jimbo4

For all kinds of turning how-to-do-its, check out the videos by Reed Gray, ak...

1 01-20-2015 04:10 AM
View 3285jeff's profile

buying different lathe chucks

01-19-2015 02:12 AM by 3285jeff

Well after a long wait I decided to get the Nova g3 chuck. I’m waiting ...

2 01-19-2015 04:39 AM
View kwolfe's profile

Looking for first lathe

01-07-2015 06:18 PM by kwolfe

So I posted a WTB here on LJ. I have really got the itch to try my hand at t...

31 01-19-2015 03:50 AM
View 3285jeff's profile

buying different lathe chucks

01-19-2015 02:11 AM by 3285jeff

Well after a long wait I decided to get the Nova g3 chuck. I’m waiting ...

2 01-19-2015 03:09 AM
View 3285jeff's profile

bowl blanks

01-15-2015 12:35 PM by 3285jeff

im new here and am wanting to turn a few bowls,,i have access to a lot of har...

7 01-18-2015 09:36 PM
View Druid's profile

Video Tutorials from Robert Sorby

12-24-2014 05:37 AM by Druid

Here’s a link to the first of 8 (currently) video tutorials on various ...

5 01-18-2015 04:32 AM
View 3285jeff's profile

making acrylic pens (break away on lathe)

01-12-2015 04:40 AM by 3285jeff

,,im a newbie here and I have made maybe a dozen pens,,and I have made a few ...

3 01-15-2015 05:19 AM
View Clutch's profile

Rikon 70-100 or Rikon 70-220?

01-12-2015 03:39 AM by Clutch

After reading and appreciating the resources here for some time, my first pos...

5 01-12-2015 11:48 PM

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