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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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View groland's profile

Where should I start with tools and info?

105 days ago by groland

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

23 100 days ago
View ToddJB's profile

Turners - What Grinding Wheels do you use?

105 days ago by ToddJB

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

15 101 days ago
View kmetzger's profile

Wine stopper question

102 days ago by kmetzger

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

3 101 days ago
View Split's profile

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

102 days ago by Split

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

2 102 days ago
View JKMDETAIL's profile

What to do Now

103 days ago by JKMDETAIL

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

6 103 days ago
View Charlie123's profile

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

103 days ago by Charlie123

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

2 103 days ago
View mileskimball's profile

Essential books and videos on woodturning

103 days ago by mileskimball

What would you say are the top three essential books on woodturning every tur...

2 103 days ago
View Rick M.'s profile

Your lathe dust collection ...

107 days ago by Rick M.

Since getting a dust collector I’ve been tying the hose to the tool res...

12 103 days ago
View fredito's profile

Lathe question...

106 days ago by fredito

I am looking at getting into wood turning and have some questions about lathe...

8 104 days ago
View Mark Smith's profile

Question on how much glueing you can do on a table leg.

105 days ago by Mark Smith

I have a customer that wants some legs for a kitchen island that are going to...

11 104 days ago
View WorksInTheory's profile

Any one familiar with Foremost Lathe?

106 days ago by WorksInTheory

Hi, interested in woodturning. Not sure what I need but came across a chance...

9 104 days ago
View bcramer's profile

I was warned

106 days ago by bcramer

I posted a few weeks back asking for suggestions on getting a lathe for turni...

7 105 days ago
View jasont's profile

truing up some turning blanks. need some advice

108 days ago by jasont

Hey I recently got some wood for free from a friend but they are not compl...

5 107 days ago
View Split's profile

How to keep ca glue bottle top from sticking?

110 days ago by Split

I know this sounds stupid however I finish all my turnings with ca glue and e...

8 107 days ago
View Woodturner's profile

Tim Yoder

117 days ago by Woodturner

Some might remember Tim Yoder from his PBS series a couple of years ago. He s...

2 111 days ago
View MikeinSC's profile

making heads or tails of it

123 days ago by MikeinSC

I’ll make this short. I’ve started turning pens and have since bo...

17 111 days ago
View aussiedave's profile

I need help choosing woodturning tools

125 days ago by aussiedave

Hi Jumberjocks, I need help in choosing turning tools for...

22 114 days ago
View EdgewaterWW's profile

Delta 46-715 Bad Quill

116 days ago by EdgewaterWW

I have a bad Quill in the tailstock, I need to remove it and order a new one....

12 115 days ago
View Bieser's profile

Question on Reeves drive for Delta Lathe

117 days ago by Bieser

Ok. I picked up a Delta 46-715 lathe really cheap. I have read there have be...

5 116 days ago
View Mauricio's profile

Question about Craftsman Tube Lathes

339 days ago by Mauricio

A while back I was trying to take apart and restore this old lathe I got. Whe...

20 118 days ago

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