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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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Casting burl cut off and pinecones in resin for pen blanks how to?

122 days ago by Split

Does anyone have any experience as to how to cast burl cut offs and pinecone ...

4 77 days ago
View DustyCellist's profile

First Lathe - New or Old?

85 days ago by DustyCellist

(Thanks in advance for reading my novella I wrote here, and apologize in adva...

30 79 days ago
View Rick M.'s profile

Morse taper has a burr inside, fix?

79 days ago by Rick M.

The Morse taper on my headstock has a small burr on the inside that is gougin...

12 79 days ago
View harveysoriginals's profile

Double morse taper for lathe alignment

80 days ago by harveysoriginals

Hello all, First time posting on here with any questions but I see from re...

4 79 days ago
View PASs's profile

Parts of a bowl

100 days ago by PASs

I thought this would be an easy question to answer, what are the parts of a b...

15 80 days ago
View Eddie's profile

How best to prepare these Maple pieces for turning blanks?

83 days ago by Eddie

So yesterday on my way home from the office I passed by the guy shown below t...

8 82 days ago
View Mark's profile

segmented bowl question.

82 days ago by Mark

Morning all. I have a bunch of strips leftover from “ripping” 4/...

5 82 days ago
View bcramer's profile

Time to get a chuck

92 days ago by bcramer

I’ve been turning pens for couple of weeks now and want to try and tack...

16 82 days ago
View Wildwood's profile

Anatomy of a Bowl

96 days ago by Wildwood

I am self taught wood turner and learn a lot from books, videos, lectures. O...

4 86 days ago
View kmetzger's profile

Spin top question

87 days ago by kmetzger

Does anyone know how this spin top was created? Looks like some sort of segme...

5 86 days ago
View zinghead's profile

Expanding the swing capacity of my old Delta lathe

89 days ago by zinghead

this is my first post so be kind! I inherited an old Delta woodturning lathe...

9 88 days ago
View MikeinSC's profile

CA pen finish cracking

96 days ago by MikeinSC

I am certain this has been covered more than a few times but my search result...

4 89 days ago
View Marcus's profile

Need some ideas for toys to make on the lathe

92 days ago by Marcus

I need a bit of creative help from all of you other wood turners out there. ...

15 89 days ago
View Charlie123's profile

Old Atlas Lathe, Good Buy?

95 days ago by Charlie123

There is an old Atlas lathe on Craigslist for about 200$. I Does anyone know ...

8 90 days ago
View groland's profile

Where should I start with tools and info?

97 days ago by groland

I am about to acquire a wood lathe, a used JET JWL 1236. I have never done an...

23 92 days ago
View ToddJB's profile

Turners - What Grinding Wheels do you use?

97 days ago by ToddJB

I have an 8” slow speed grinder and I am wanting to buy a grinding ston...

15 93 days ago
View kmetzger's profile

Wine stopper question

94 days ago by kmetzger

I’m going to introduce wine stoppers to kids at the woodworking school ...

3 93 days ago
View Split's profile

What is a pen blank where wood is mixed with acrylic called?

94 days ago by Split

I have been looking around and I have seen some pen blanks that are burl cut ...

2 93 days ago
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What to do Now

95 days ago by JKMDETAIL

Had a good start on the weekend. Got the shop cleaned up a bit and decided th...

6 94 days ago
View Charlie123's profile

Good Buy? Jet 12" X 20" Lathe, Model JWL-1220

95 days ago by Charlie123

There is a place in Libertyville that’s selling the Jet 12” X 20&...

2 95 days ago

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