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Sharpening bowl gouges with a Worksharp 3000.

12-07-2017 10:19 PM by MikeUT

I have been sharpening my gouges freehand since I starting turning a year ago...

9 12-10-2017 12:19 AM
View Abter's profile

Newbie Q: finish for stabilized junk wood pens?

12-09-2017 04:23 PM by Abter

I have some sentimental “junk wood” that I would like to turn int...

2 12-09-2017 10:09 PM
View Bohemeian's profile

Paduak Turning Brown on the Lathe

12-07-2017 02:20 PM by Bohemeian

Just had a rather curious experience on the lathe. I was making a bud vase/ch...

3 12-07-2017 05:42 PM
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wood flashlights

11-05-2017 01:35 AM by rustfever

Several years ago, I posted a ‘Project’ that was ‘Wood flas...

10 12-07-2017 12:02 PM
View nixs's profile

Inlay inhanment

12-04-2017 01:40 AM by nixs

6 12-06-2017 12:59 AM
View Dimensions's profile

Craftsman 12 in wood lathe upgrade

04-27-2017 12:05 AM by Dimensions

I inherited an old craftsman 12 inch wood lathe. I know it’s a common t...

7 12-02-2017 02:53 AM
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Jaw Chuck For A Craftsman Tube Bed Lathe

05-02-2016 09:50 PM by WeathertopMill

I am looking for a jaw chuck that will fit the old tube bed craftsman lathe. ...

9 12-01-2017 10:39 PM
View Jacksdad's profile

What's your finishing regiment

11-30-2017 04:43 AM by Jacksdad

After you are done turning what’s your next step, how fine do you sand ...

4 12-01-2017 09:27 PM
View Doug's profile

Finishing Burls - Your Favorite Way?

11-30-2017 04:39 PM by Doug

Hi Everyone, I recently came by a number of cherry burls that were already...

2 12-01-2017 05:32 PM
View Karda's profile

lathe to small for tool rest

12-01-2017 01:40 AM by Karda

my lathe has a 10” capacity right no wrong that is only for 8” b...

3 12-01-2017 04:46 PM
View Jacksdad's profile

Woodturning forum

11-30-2017 12:37 PM by Jacksdad

Hey turners, I googled woodturning forums and Lumberjocks has another forum, ...

2 11-30-2017 03:52 PM
View telrite's profile

looking for side entry drilling jig

11-29-2017 12:44 AM by telrite

i would like to drill some equally spaced holes into the side of a bowl. Does...

5 11-29-2017 10:30 PM
View socrbent's profile

Oops - bowl too big for Cole Jaws

09-08-2017 01:20 PM by socrbent

I am looking for suggestions. The bowl I have made is too big in diameter to ...

14 11-29-2017 12:28 AM
View Karda's profile

moister meter

11-17-2017 08:31 PM by Karda

Hi, I got a moister meter at HF and it worked fine until it didn’t so I...

17 11-27-2017 07:32 AM
View Madrona's profile

What Was I Thinkin'!

11-22-2017 05:35 AM by Madrona

I like to push the envelope with my turnings, sometimes. This time, I may hav...

8 11-27-2017 07:11 AM
View ginasdad's profile

The carbide puzzle

11-24-2017 03:03 PM by ginasdad

I started turning about 10 years ago and was puzzled that carbide was not use...

16 11-27-2017 12:54 AM
View Karda's profile

wood for food use

11-25-2017 12:15 AM by Karda

I have some not quite scrap walnut and want to make some honey dipper blanks....

2 11-25-2017 12:48 AM
View DonBoston's profile

Lathe Runout

11-23-2017 03:03 PM by DonBoston

Hi y’all, I have a Rockler Excelsior (aka, over priced harbor freight 1...

12 11-24-2017 12:27 AM
View ginasdad's profile

Nova 1624 switch

11-23-2017 05:32 AM by ginasdad

I have a Nova 1624 on which I usually turn bowls. That often puts me on a sto...

3 11-23-2017 03:26 PM
View SuperCubber's profile

Woodriver Turning Tools

11-22-2017 02:09 PM by SuperCubber

Hey everyone, I am very new to turning. I have some home made carbide tool...

11 11-23-2017 03:28 AM

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