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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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View admin8tor's profile

Help identify my lathe. Missing tailstock.

02-18-2016 03:05 PM by admin8tor

I am trying to resurrect my dad’s old lathe. He bought it new about 50 ...

3 02-19-2016 02:23 PM
View cdaniels's profile

DVR XP questions

02-09-2016 06:13 AM by cdaniels

I just ordered a dvr xp from woodcraft and it comes with this http://www.wood...

8 02-19-2016 01:15 AM
View DrTebi's profile

How to make leather-capped handle?

02-01-2016 08:50 AM by DrTebi

Hello, as the topic states, I am wondering if anyone knows how to make a l...

24 02-16-2016 03:43 AM
View Mark's profile

Fixing a crack(s)

02-12-2016 01:05 AM by Mark

Afternoon all. I was turning a vessel this afternoon and was darn near done,...

11 02-15-2016 09:25 PM
View BB1's profile

first lathe purchase -Excelsior?

02-07-2016 12:50 PM by BB1

Have been slowly adding items to our shop and am considering adding a lathe. ...

13 02-15-2016 12:39 PM
View JerryinCreek's profile

Has anyone used the Nova Dovetail Chisel to form Bowl Recess?

02-11-2016 04:08 PM by JerryinCreek

I see Nova offers a chisel they say will make the correct dovetail for mounti...

12 02-14-2016 11:26 PM
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01-25-2016 05:43 PM by Mark

Morning all. I have turned a mid sized hollow vessel. 4”x5”tall....

7 02-14-2016 08:23 PM
View AZWoody's profile

What are common sizes for turning and carving blanks?

02-13-2016 05:21 AM by AZWoody

I am going to be sorting through a lot of my woodpiles and will be having a l...

7 02-13-2016 06:29 PM
View Rick M.'s profile (online now)

Turners, how many calipers do you own?

01-29-2016 03:43 AM by Rick M.

Or how many are too many? :) I’ve been wheeling and dealing in tools...

24 02-13-2016 06:28 PM
View Loribama's profile

Machinist to woodworker :)

01-28-2016 03:15 PM by Loribama

I took Machine Technology in college. I’m kind of interested in working...

14 02-13-2016 05:20 PM
View lando42295's profile

HF Mini Lathe replacement tool rest

01-19-2016 06:46 PM by lando42295

Hi all, I have the HF Mini lathe (

8 02-13-2016 04:06 AM
View Masseriawoodworks's profile

Question about Projects

02-11-2016 02:52 AM by Masseriawoodworks

Im a turner and I am trying new projects now is it ok to post my resin casted...

3 02-11-2016 05:17 PM
View Sam's profile

33" Baseball Bat-Penstate Plans

02-01-2016 11:19 PM by Sam

More to come….

4 02-08-2016 06:16 PM
View Don Broussard's profile

Shopsmith Lathe Chuck, Faceplate, Live Center

02-08-2016 05:13 AM by Don Broussard

Long title with a request for recommendations for a chuck, faceplate and live...

5 02-08-2016 04:15 PM
View JerryinCreek's profile

Skew Chisel

02-07-2016 11:11 PM by JerryinCreek

Haven’t turned a thing yet but have a midi lathe and Nova G3 chuck orde...

6 02-08-2016 03:54 AM
View gwilki's profile

Bowl from several boards

01-29-2016 07:57 PM by gwilki

Made from off cuts of mahogany, walnut, cherry, maple and purpleheart. It is ...

13 02-07-2016 05:32 PM
View WallynSC's profile

Help ID'ing Robert Sorby Tool

02-05-2016 01:35 AM by WallynSC

What is the name and model number of this turning tool, I did a little search...

9 02-05-2016 09:05 PM
View Mark34's profile

Woodturning classes in St.louis?

02-02-2016 02:39 PM by Mark34

I’m looking for somewhere in or near St.louis that offers classes in wo...

2 02-03-2016 02:58 PM
View kmetzger's profile

Matching an internal profile

01-20-2016 09:24 PM by kmetzger

I’ve been asked to make an oboe stand –

12 02-01-2016 01:28 PM
View Ken90712's profile

New Jet Lathe Woodcraft 15% off

01-09-2016 05:11 PM by Ken90712

I finally did it, yesterday I bought a Jet 1221VR Mid lathe. I have no experi...

22 01-31-2016 10:32 PM

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