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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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King Industrial lathe comparison?

06-15-2015 08:43 PM by Dabcan

King Industrial has a new mini lathe they are selling. No reviews yet as its ...

5 09-30-2015 11:01 PM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Are all #2 live centers compatible with a lathe #2?

09-25-2015 09:22 PM by toddbeaulieu

Sorry if this is a stupid question. My PM #90 takes a #2 morse taper live cen...

11 09-28-2015 01:26 PM
View CoyBoy's profile

Harbor Freight Lathe speed control

09-25-2015 07:04 PM by CoyBoy

I recently bought a Harbor Freight 14” x 40” lathe only to find t...

6 09-25-2015 10:35 PM
View StripeEsox's profile

Help! Newbie with a lathe

09-24-2015 03:51 PM by StripeEsox

Hello all! I recently acquired a lathe that I would like to start playing ...

8 09-25-2015 02:55 PM
View TheDane's profile

Easy Wood Tools has been acquired by Pony Tools

09-15-2015 06:30 PM by TheDane

For those who may have missed it … here’s the press release: E...

4 09-24-2015 01:38 PM
View JoeinGa's profile

Bicycle powered lathe?

09-17-2015 12:14 AM by JoeinGa

Somebody sent me this link. Pretty interesting. Now if I could only find some...

16 09-24-2015 08:30 AM
View Rick M.'s profile

What do you like in a lathe control panel?

09-10-2015 05:01 PM by Rick M.

I’m curious what you like or dislike about your lathe’s controls?...

36 09-24-2015 08:19 AM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Buying an older lathe - Advice?

09-06-2015 10:59 PM by toddbeaulieu

Hello, I’m finally ready for a lathe. I’ll want to learn everythi...

34 09-22-2015 02:37 AM
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...

11 09-21-2015 02:30 AM
View REO's profile

has anyone needed....special tailstock?

03-01-2015 01:29 PM by REO

Hey Folks! I have been a production turner for a long time. I have occasional...

6 09-18-2015 02:38 AM
View Mark's profile

Issues with the chain saw

09-15-2015 03:11 AM by Mark

Try as I might I cannot slice a green log in down the centre. i have a 12A 1...

8 09-17-2015 11:56 PM
View Targa's profile

Is A Jet JWL_1221VS Midi Lathe Worth $215 More Than A Rikon 70-220 VDR Midi Lathe

10-27-2014 07:55 PM by Targa

I’m planning to purchase a variable speed midi lathe with a 12” s...

27 09-17-2015 03:01 AM
View 3285jeff's profile

might have messed my lathe up

09-15-2015 11:47 PM by 3285jeff

well I have a 70-100 rikon mini lathe and I turned a large bowl on it,,well i...

6 09-16-2015 12:26 PM
View moke's profile

Carbide inserts

08-01-2014 05:07 PM by moke

For those of you that use some carbide insert turning tools. have you noticed...

24 09-16-2015 03:05 AM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Sharing segmented turning plans

09-12-2015 11:46 PM by Jack Lewis

I admit I plagiarize some turners ideas. I then utilize the ideas to draft (...

4 09-13-2015 09:25 PM
View ForestGrl's profile

Using a buffing system

09-12-2015 12:37 AM by ForestGrl

I set up the PSI 3-wheel buffing system last night, and applied (I think!) th...

4 09-12-2015 02:48 AM
View stonecarver's profile

Lathe advice????

09-11-2015 12:05 AM by stonecarver

I’m about to trade for a lathe, but being new to it not sure if it̵...

11 09-12-2015 12:05 AM
View Vince's profile

Home made Ball Jig

12-08-2013 06:20 PM by Vince

Went to the Woodworking Show in Costa Mesa, California and saw th...

6 09-10-2015 02:41 PM
View Nubsnstubs's profile

Where'd it go?

09-02-2015 05:14 PM by Nubsnstubs

I video everything I do at the lathe, so, there is always evidence of some du...

12 09-10-2015 03:59 AM
View kmetzger's profile

Insert for Nova DVR XP

09-06-2015 09:37 PM by kmetzger

I just bought a Nova DVR XP from Tools Plus and it comes with an Infinity chu...

11 09-10-2015 12:26 AM

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