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Is this lathe chuck for wood or metal?

12-17-2014 12:16 AM by JoeinGa

This chuck came with my lathe and in doing a bit of research on it I saw wher...

23 07-03-2017 01:23 PM
View telrite's profile

Chechen scraps

07-01-2017 10:02 PM by telrite

Glued up the left over Chechen from the gobletsThanks for lookingAl

0 07-01-2017 10:02 PM
View Vizslarunner's profile

old lathe for new guy

05-30-2017 12:52 PM by Vizslarunner

I am new to the wood working. I picked up a 1950 Craftsmen lathe for 25 bucks...

48 06-30-2017 10:27 PM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Craig's List from history

06-30-2017 01:57 PM by Jack Lewis Wood Lathe – 3hp m...

1 06-30-2017 07:18 PM
View sgauvry's profile

Rough spots

06-21-2017 01:17 PM by sgauvry

When turning bowls I end up with rough spots. As an example, let’s say...

13 06-29-2017 02:27 PM
View pmayer's profile

Turning big bowls; several questions

06-28-2017 05:43 AM by pmayer

I’m in the process of roughing out some 20” +/- sugar maple bowls...

15 06-29-2017 02:07 PM
View Abter's profile

Experience with the Carter AXE carbide tools?

06-28-2017 08:13 PM by Abter

I ran across these online, and can’t fine too much info about them. Th...

2 06-29-2017 01:23 PM
View Karda's profile

heating beeswax

06-23-2017 05:57 PM by Karda

Hi, I want to use bees wax and mineral oil finish for a handle I am turning. ...

19 06-29-2017 01:14 AM
View telrite's profile

2 for each child

06-26-2017 10:41 PM by telrite

I finally got the other 2 done. 2 for each child for wedding gift

8 06-27-2017 09:59 PM
View TimC86's profile

Central Machinery Lathe Accessories

06-26-2017 01:27 PM by TimC86

I just bought a Central Machinery lathe (sku: S36066)from a guy but it is mis...

3 06-26-2017 05:38 PM
View Karda's profile

carbide tool questions

06-19-2017 02:46 AM by Karda

I want to make a carbide turning tool for the bottom of bowls, I was told i n...

30 06-26-2017 04:37 PM
View Wildwood's profile

Dryg Wood w/Silca Gel

06-25-2017 06:58 PM by Wildwood

Year or so ago responded to this post having never heard of using silca gel t...

1 06-26-2017 12:36 PM
View papadan's profile

JustPlaying Around

06-19-2017 02:47 AM by papadan

Didn’t feel like doing anything serious this evening, so I just did a f...

9 06-25-2017 03:14 PM
View Thunderhorse's profile

Woodturning with....stone?

06-24-2017 02:10 PM by Thunderhorse

A little off topic but this curiosity has gotten then better of my wife and I...

6 06-25-2017 02:50 AM
View Nubsnstubs's profile

Calling AZ. Woody

06-24-2017 02:41 PM by Nubsnstubs

Hey man, I’m supposed to show up there tomorrow, Sunday, June, 25. Now,...

0 06-24-2017 02:41 PM
View Mike_D_S's profile

Sources for larger maple blanks for hollow forms?

06-23-2017 05:35 AM by Mike_D_S

Edited the title to clarify I’m specifically looking for a source of la...

8 06-24-2017 12:45 AM
View Jim Jakosh's profile

Can anyone tell me what these are from

06-17-2017 07:01 PM by Jim Jakosh

I recently picked up 5 boxes of parts that seem to be for wood turning but I ...

17 06-23-2017 10:21 PM
View Karda's profile

crack while turning bowl

06-21-2017 01:27 AM by Karda

when turning a bowl, i start in the center of the bottom and travel left to t...

18 06-23-2017 05:41 PM
View Robert12's profile

Table Saws Injuries Study

06-18-2017 05:37 PM by Robert12

Hey everyone again,I think that injuries while woodworking is a big topic so ...

53 06-21-2017 10:58 PM
View Yellowtrains's profile

Table legs

06-16-2017 08:55 PM by Yellowtrains

I have an antique Oak table. I was wanting to get a rough time period. Someon...

7 06-19-2017 05:41 PM

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