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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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Lost in a sea lathe chuck options

100 days ago by ToddJB

All, I’m getting ready to get my lathe up and running, but I have no ac...

19 95 days ago
View kmetzger's profile

Corkscrew handle puzzle

99 days ago by kmetzger

I found a corkscrew handle I like but would appreciate your ideas on how to t...

6 95 days ago
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Looking for a Chuck on my Lathe

96 days ago by bheckson

I have been looking for a good beginning chuck for my lathe for quite some ti...

8 95 days ago
View BGC's profile

17 inch bandsaw for $500 – is it a good deal?

97 days ago by BGC

“Hardly used floor standing wood band saw. It has a 17 inch clearance between...

11 96 days ago
View Ron Ford's profile

Mixing Alcohol Based Aniline Dye?

100 days ago by Ron Ford

Hi Fellow LJers – Any of you have a recommendation for mixing small amo...

8 99 days ago
View whiskygonewrong's profile

any ideas?

101 days ago by whiskygonewrong

Hi everyone I have been given these lumps of cherry bye would like some advic...

6 100 days ago
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Wanting to start turning

109 days ago by Gixxerjoe04

So I’ve been wanting to get into turning and figure there’s no ti...

39 102 days ago
View Rick M.'s profile

DIY lathe built by 10 year old boy

121 days ago by Rick M.

From what I gather the plan comes from an old Russian magazine called Homemad...

13 102 days ago
View lightcs1776's profile

HF 34706 tailstock is not tightening against the wood

104 days ago by lightcs1776

My wife’s HF 34706 (Jet clone) lathe is only five months old. My wife u...

8 102 days ago
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How to get round Bowl Bottoms

106 days ago by bcramer

I have been trying my hand at turning some small bowls but I am having a prob...

13 103 days ago
View johnintecumseh's profile

One question

104 days ago by johnintecumseh

Hey guys. I cannot reply to a posted picture on ‘projects’ . wha...

3 103 days ago
View Don1's profile

Redwood Burl Poaching

114 days ago by Don1

I just saw a news report that people are poaching the burls growing on the Re...

6 103 days ago
View kmetzger's profile

Turning disks

114 days ago by kmetzger

If you scroll down the page you’ll see a wooden disk placed over a wine...

3 104 days ago
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Gold Leaf on Pen Blank

109 days ago by rossmatt06

I’m trying to make a pen for a birthday party this weekend and want to ...

1 106 days ago
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Retro Salad bowl

110 days ago by kipperdude1

Hi guys I need some help, I have been asked to turn a salad bowl that has a ...

7 109 days ago
View 480gabe's profile

trouble while replacing drive belt on Delta LA200 lathe

109 days ago by 480gabe

I replaced the belt on my lathe and thought everything was going fine. After ...

1 109 days ago
View gpastor's profile

Red Oak Tare out

113 days ago by gpastor

I have just started building a platform rocker for my wife (just like Knotnow...

9 113 days ago
View Split's profile

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

159 days ago by Split

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

4 115 days ago
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First Lathe - New or Old?

122 days ago by DustyCellist

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

30 116 days ago
View Rick M.'s profile

Morse taper has a burr inside, fix?

117 days ago by Rick M.

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

12 116 days ago

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