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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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water borne finishes and turning

142 days ago by lightcs1776

I’ve done some research on water borne finishes. I’ve only used o...

22 121 days ago
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Ron Brown's 4 jaw chuck

122 days ago by coachmancuso

Has anyone used this chuck. If so what are the pros and cons.

8 122 days ago
View MrFid's profile

Broken Brass collar on my Sorby turning tools!

140 days ago by MrFid

Hi all, I bought a set of Sorby turning tools with my lathe (actually, the...

14 123 days ago
View lovemachine's profile

New turner here

125 days ago by lovemachine

Hello all. I’m new to the site, and I’m also new to wood turning ...

15 123 days ago
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125 days ago by sudbrinkm

Looking for an opinion and what I can do about sharpening my tools. I am new ...

9 124 days ago
View lew's profile

Pen Kits Made In The USA

142 days ago by lew

Does anyone know of a source for pen kits that are made in the USA? I have he...

14 124 days ago
View Split's profile

Pen bushing leaving discoloration on blanks?

127 days ago by Split

I turned a pen blank the other day and used the bushings for the first time a...

6 124 days ago
View W1ngnu7's profile

Was just given a Shopsmith Mark V starting year serial number 1954

127 days ago by W1ngnu7

I had a pretty fully furnished shop already with the exception of a lathe so ...

6 124 days ago
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125 days ago by ART LACKEY

Does anyone know how to get a video from youtube into my blog??

7 124 days ago
View Rich_LI's profile

Carbide turning tools

125 days ago by Rich_LI

I have started using carbide turning tools, WOW are they sharp. I can sharpe...

6 124 days ago
View gaz0121's profile

what chuck is it?

126 days ago by gaz0121

Hello, fellow lj’s Could anyone help me with this chuck...

9 124 days ago
View ScrubPlane's profile

Rewiring a NOVA DVR lathe for 220v

462 days ago by ScrubPlane

I have a NOVA DVR lathe I’d like to re-wire to 220v. I’ve downlo...

8 127 days ago
View Shawn Masterson's profile

I need parts for a vega lathe

127 days ago by Shawn Masterson

A good friend just picked up a nice older vega wood lathe. The snag he is ru...

3 127 days ago
View Dan Krager's profile

Osage is harder to turn than I imagined...

128 days ago by Dan Krager

Here is a simple turning I tried with nothing to be lost if it didn’t w...

11 127 days ago
View dgrant's profile

What to do with green wood

129 days ago by dgrant

I had a pine tree of some sort in my yard that fell over in a storm. I cut i...

6 127 days ago
View MikeinSC's profile

Hand plane knob

139 days ago by MikeinSC

I am restoring a hand plane and am wanting to replace the front knob with a n...

11 128 days ago
View knotsofast's profile

yikes! my table legs split open after staining!

132 days ago by knotsofast

I am not sure where I went wrong and could use some advise…...short ver...

9 130 days ago
View Kurty's profile

What is your Inlay stone Preference?

140 days ago by Kurty

What Inlay stonedust, material or product performs the best for you ?regardin...

16 131 days ago
View NaptownWood's profile

Any guess on the species?

131 days ago by NaptownWood

I know its a long shot. Really wanted to show off the grain in this bowl as w...

7 131 days ago
View sgv's profile

Which Hollowing tool

141 days ago by sgv

I was playing with my lathe today TRYING to making some small vessels, I thin...

10 133 days ago

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