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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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Any guess on the species?

132 days ago by NaptownWood

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

7 132 days ago
View sgv's profile

Which Hollowing tool

142 days ago by sgv

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

10 134 days ago
View Kurty's profile

Stone Inlay Poor results

142 days ago by Kurty

Hello all, I have just started experimenting with crushed stone inlay on s...

4 141 days ago
View davidmackv's profile

Pen Mandrel...what's the difference?

145 days ago by davidmackv

I am looking into purchasing a pen mandrel for my lathe. When I search on th...

10 144 days ago
View ken_c's profile

hollow grind on a parting tool or NOT?

145 days ago by ken_c

what is the consensus, do we put a hollow grind on a parting tool or not? be...

11 144 days ago
View Fridgecritter's profile

Looking for source for African Blackwood with sapwood still on it.

146 days ago by Fridgecritter

I am making pens and other items with 6 inch blanks from bell forrest right n...

15 145 days ago
View ScrubPlane's profile

From 'spindle' to 'bowl' grind...

151 days ago by ScrubPlane

Is it possible to ‘re-grind’ a spindle gouge into a bowl gouge? ...

7 146 days ago
View Danpaddles's profile

Happy V-day!

158 days ago by Danpaddles

My first vase, and first flowers.

6 148 days ago
View coachmancuso's profile

silky oak

150 days ago by coachmancuso

Has anyone have a allergy to silky oak. A very beautiful wood love the grain ...

1 150 days ago
View REO's profile

diy bowl lathe from start to finish

179 days ago by REO

Is there anyone interested in building a bowl lathe? I enjoy designing ,build...

24 151 days ago
View TTalma's profile

Smooth finish from a duplicator

152 days ago by TTalma

I built a duplicator for my lathe. It uses a router to do the cutting. The fi...

5 151 days ago
View Mark's profile

tool sharpening quest.

153 days ago by Mark

If you were turning a 10”D x 6” bowl blank. Green (less than 5 m...

5 151 days ago
View Wildwood's profile

Russian stackable dolls

155 days ago by Wildwood

Russian turning tools in action, use of hook tool and different kind of skew....

6 152 days ago
View James's profile

Who's a good razor kit turner?

365 days ago by James

I have some really nice curly maple. It’s so nice, it’s even got ...

6 153 days ago
View Les Casteel's profile

AAW Seminar In Phoenix?

156 days ago by Les Casteel

Anybody attending the AAW Seminar in Phoenix, AZ? I am and thought, the lumb...

2 155 days ago
View Beyrleman's profile

Can Anyone help me identify this lathe?

156 days ago by Beyrleman

I am looking into selling this lathe, but I do not necessarily know what I ha...

8 156 days ago
View Sawdust2012's profile

turning a foot on a cabriole leg

156 days ago by Sawdust2012

I’m wondering if it makes sense to turn the foot on a cabriole leg befo...

2 156 days ago
View jordanp's profile

lathe question....

163 days ago by jordanp

I just purchased a one way talon 4 jaw lathe chuck to put on my old craftsman...

63 157 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Bowl drying

514 days ago by RussellAP

I’ve been trying the microwave method of drying my bowls. I’ve do...

15 157 days ago
View Arthur C. Peterson's profile

Wooden Christmas Tree

158 days ago by Arthur C. Peterson

A wooden Christmas Tree being made. What craftsmanship!!! https://www.y...

1 157 days ago

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