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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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Wood prep and finish turning

03-29-2016 04:24 AM by cdaniels

Some people like to turn bowls to final thickness from green wood so it warps...

14 04-10-2016 11:02 PM
View BB1's profile

Finding wood for turning

04-09-2016 01:40 PM by BB1

Thanks to suggestions from LJs my husband is enjoying his new HF lathe. I wo...

6 04-10-2016 09:38 PM
View JP61's profile

Wooden Spit

04-04-2016 06:14 AM by JP61

Hey guys! Perhaps someone here could help me out? So there’s this...

6 04-09-2016 02:30 AM
View artsyfartsy's profile (online now)

Wood Lathe Questions, I need help?

04-02-2016 09:18 PM by artsyfartsy

I’ve got an old Delta wood lathe and I’ve just begun to re-learn ...

27 04-07-2016 03:49 PM
View cdaniels's profile

Tool rest for dvr xp

03-21-2016 12:55 PM by cdaniels

with so many options out there I figure it best to get opinions from experien...

3 04-07-2016 01:56 PM
View Fridgecritter's profile

Laser carver/Cutter for pen engraving

08-05-2014 11:06 PM by Fridgecritter

I have been turning fountain pens on the lathe, and while the wood portion is...

6 04-07-2016 01:38 PM
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Woodturning Porn

03-20-2016 11:19 PM by HapHazzard

Every now and then I come across a picture on the internet that makes me droo...

11 04-07-2016 08:13 AM
View Mark's profile

Steady rest question.

04-04-2016 03:16 PM by Mark

I hope this isn’t too dumb a question. I will be making a steady rest ...

8 04-06-2016 01:00 AM
View Kelly's profile (online now)

Lathe Drive End Investments Question

04-04-2016 04:46 PM by Kelly

[BACKGROUND] I’m a newbie to turning. I acquired a Jet mini a few m...

11 04-05-2016 11:04 PM
View srama's profile

whats the Best way to Attach two store bought furniture legs

04-04-2016 04:08 PM by srama

We bought two wooden,turned furniture legs from Home Depot. But they fell sho...

8 04-05-2016 03:37 PM
View JoshNZ's profile

Microwave drying green wood

06-26-2015 02:07 AM by JoshNZ

Has anyone got any hands on experience with this? I’ve done a little re...

18 04-04-2016 06:01 PM
View johnhutchinson's profile

bowl turning with a router

03-24-2016 03:08 AM by johnhutchinson

A great technique that I’d like to try from an old episode of New Yanke...

16 04-04-2016 04:07 PM
View Rick M.'s profile

Troubleshooting a Comet II Lathe, bouncing motor.

03-31-2016 03:03 AM by Rick M.

So I’m working through this used Comet 2 I bought, mostly it involved c...

24 04-04-2016 09:35 AM
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Anyone own a Comet II lathe?

03-17-2016 04:46 AM by Rick M.

And willing to post a picture of the bottom of the spindle locking bolt? Just...

6 04-01-2016 05:34 PM
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Danner Lathe?

03-29-2016 02:20 AM by WeathertopMill

Has anyone ever heard of this brand? I came across one while shopping for a u...

2 04-01-2016 02:38 AM
View Jack Lewis's profile

More from Chas. Chevaz Jr. of Tool, AZ sawmill

03-31-2016 05:09 PM by Jack Lewis

Turned this platter from a glued up Mesquite slab yesterday.

1 03-31-2016 07:48 PM
View brunomarcs's profile

Delta DL 40 wood lathe

11-22-2015 03:59 PM by brunomarcs

I’m a new member here and have purchased a slightly used 16” Delt...

9 03-31-2016 04:55 PM
View Vanraw's profile

Rikon 70-220VSR Yet another newbie

12-20-2015 02:41 AM by Vanraw

Hello all. Long time woodworker, but never a wood turner. So when Christmas c...

12 03-31-2016 02:41 AM
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norfolk island pine

03-27-2016 05:37 PM by davyj

I have been given a couple peices of “green” Norflok Island pine ...

3 03-28-2016 02:45 AM
View loiblb's profile

Is it a good idea to use a hack saw on a lathe?

03-26-2016 03:34 PM by loiblb

Is it dangerous to use a hack saw for cut off operations? Yesterday I had ...

14 03-27-2016 09:22 PM

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