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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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New turner questions

11-17-2016 09:24 PM by BoomWood

Hey all,Just got a lathe (Excelsior) and it’s been incredibly fun! Firs...

5 11-28-2016 10:42 PM
View GamingRabbit's profile

Trying to figure out where to start

11-23-2016 01:34 PM by GamingRabbit

We got my dad a mini lathe for Christmas one year and he has wanted to use it...

13 11-27-2016 04:53 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...

28 11-25-2016 01:06 PM
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Rug Hooks

11-22-2016 01:06 PM by AtlanticBryan

A woman who runs a rug hooking studio recently asked me if I could make rug h...

4 11-23-2016 02:24 PM
View jeff's profile

Finish for red cedar bowl?

08-15-2016 07:18 AM by jeff

I recently finished turning a red cedar bowl with a friend.Any suggestions fo...

6 11-23-2016 06:07 AM
View Eric S.'s profile

My first finished bowl

10-04-2016 02:30 AM by Eric S.

A friend was getting rid of a walnut tree and had the tree company save me so...

9 11-23-2016 04:56 AM
View PhillipRCW's profile

Best starting lathe and tool questions

11-22-2016 09:24 PM by PhillipRCW

I’m hoping to purchase a lathe soon and trying to decide what to buy. I...

3 11-22-2016 10:30 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Getting ready for the snowbirds first swap meet

11-21-2016 10:18 PM by Jack Lewis

It is a big deal for snowbirds to spend their summer money here in Arizona. ...

1 11-22-2016 05:29 AM
View DaveB48's profile

Crooked Tool Rest Base

11-19-2016 04:47 AM by DaveB48

Today I bought a Nova modular 12” tool rest for my Rikon mini lathe. Af...

2 11-19-2016 04:55 PM
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Fast way to turn miniature balusters?

11-11-2016 02:33 AM by Underdog

Need a really fast, cheap way to turn about 500 miniature balusters. TheyR...

12 11-19-2016 03:28 AM
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Sterling 12/36 lathe

11-18-2016 06:25 PM by CMS2

I recently picked up a Sterling 12/36 Lathe.Can anyone tell me anything about...

2 11-18-2016 09:50 PM
View birdley123's profile

JET 1642... Its time!

11-09-2016 02:38 PM by birdley123

Its time I finally pull the trigger and do it; I’ve been lurking, readi...

9 11-18-2016 05:58 PM
View Julian's profile

Amazing segmented wood turnings

11-15-2016 03:20 AM by Julian

If you like segmented wood turning search for this video on YouTube; titled: ...

4 11-18-2016 04:13 PM
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How to sand rings for segmented turnings

11-09-2016 03:45 PM by Dustin

Well, back at you today with another question. I’m planning on doing s...

9 11-18-2016 01:59 AM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Another Fractal attempt

11-09-2016 03:05 AM by Jack Lewis

A 10.5” x 6” Maple and Walnut segmented bowl wil selected areas e...

1 11-17-2016 07:18 PM
View whitechev's profile

v-belt and pulley sizes for small lathe

11-15-2016 05:44 PM by whitechev

Hey. I bought the ‘headstock’ and ‘tailstock’ from a...

6 11-16-2016 01:52 AM
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New small pen lathe

11-13-2016 03:12 PM by loiblb

New pen lathe. I’m looking at the Rikon mini Lathe 70-100 and the Je...

4 11-13-2016 10:21 PM
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Beginner pen turning

11-09-2016 03:22 PM by jonnybrophy

Hey guys! So I just got started in wood turning a little bit ago and want to ...

11 11-11-2016 05:17 AM
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11-05-2016 10:28 PM by BoomWood

Hey all,I just got the Exelsior lathe and cant get the face plate off. Is the...

7 11-10-2016 01:34 AM
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CBN wheels/sharpening in general

10-25-2016 02:11 AM by Gixxerjoe04

Since I’m finally going getting into traditional turning, going to have...

22 11-09-2016 03:43 PM

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