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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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04-28-2016 01:12 PM by toyguy

I am very sad to announce the passing of a good old friend and well known woo...

7 04-30-2016 04:41 PM
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Pen turning

04-25-2016 08:27 PM by Woodcut1

Does anyone have any recommendations as to a good company to purchase pen sup...

14 04-29-2016 07:39 PM
View Nikki's profile

Is it possible to turn acrylic that's been glued to wood?

04-17-2016 02:27 PM by Nikki

I am thinking that it would probably depend on the type of glue being used. T...

21 04-27-2016 04:16 AM
View jkn09's profile

Lathe question from a first-timer

04-20-2016 02:36 PM by jkn09

I’ve never turned anything, but my buddy bought a house with a shop ful...

16 04-26-2016 01:22 AM
View loiblb's profile

M2 high speed steel

04-18-2016 05:22 AM by loiblb

I like the feel of these things but. My Packard extra heavy duty scrapers mad...

9 04-25-2016 11:02 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Finished today.

04-22-2016 11:04 PM by Jack Lewis

Found this 10.5” x 4 ” bowl under a trash can of shavings. It is...

4 04-23-2016 05:43 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

First citrus bowl turned

02-21-2016 04:09 PM by Jack Lewis

My first attempt at a new wood (for me), “citrus” obtained from C...

12 04-22-2016 11:11 PM
View loiblb's profile

Arbortech TURBOPlane

04-21-2016 02:33 AM by loiblb

My last turning got me to looking a how to waste odd shaped hard to turn wood...

2 04-21-2016 02:25 PM
View Neilswoodcraft's profile

Help removing a live center

04-18-2016 07:22 PM by Neilswoodcraft

I recently got a jet lathe 1221VS. it’s been a great addition until now...

21 04-21-2016 12:29 AM
View majuvla's profile

Mini lathe power

04-19-2016 07:10 PM by majuvla

Hi all LJs Little advice from all experianced woodturners.Does 0,37 kW (0,...

10 04-20-2016 06:22 PM
View loiblb's profile

Are electric chainsaws worth having?

04-10-2016 08:02 PM by loiblb

Are electric chainsaws worth having?My luck with Gas-Powered chain saws trimm...

25 04-17-2016 10:50 PM
View BB1's profile

How to get rid of wobble

04-17-2016 02:25 AM by BB1

Checking on this question for my husband who is a new woodturner. He is usin...

8 04-17-2016 08:04 PM
View Dror's profile

Full Restoration Of A Craftsman Alien Thickness Planer 103.23700

04-16-2016 07:29 PM by Dror

Hi Guys, I have just completed a full restoration of this planer 103.23700...

5 04-17-2016 06:27 PM
View Gespanne's profile

toolmark lathe duplicator

11-03-2014 09:54 PM by Gespanne

I have a Toolmark Lathe Duplicator, made in Minneapolis, model 3010. I bough...

15 04-17-2016 05:01 PM
View Clarkie's profile

CBN grinding wheel

03-30-2016 04:38 PM by Clarkie

Good afternoon fellow woodmen and wimmens. I am looking for some simple feed ...

36 04-16-2016 07:13 PM
View kmetzger's profile

Thompson Tools handle slipping

04-13-2016 08:48 PM by kmetzger

I love my Thompson 5/8” bowl gouge, but I’m having one problem: w...

2 04-14-2016 05:11 PM
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Comet II lathe

04-11-2016 12:58 PM by gpryon

The variable speed stopped working. Is stuck on high. Any ideas on how to rep...

8 04-13-2016 08:52 PM
View ShotgunWillie's profile

Advice on a first lathe

04-11-2016 06:57 PM by ShotgunWillie

Hey Everyone, I’m relatively green to woodworking and brand new to t...

10 04-12-2016 11:52 AM
View DonBoston's profile

Broke my lathe, help?

04-07-2016 11:05 PM by DonBoston

So, I was working on a vase on my Excelsior lathe, and the tail stock was com...

21 04-12-2016 12:30 AM
View cdaniels's profile

Wood prep and finish turning

03-29-2016 04:24 AM by cdaniels

Some people like to turn bowls to final thickness from green wood so it warps...

14 04-10-2016 11:02 PM

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