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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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taking up woodturning and I need specifics

11-13-2014 01:24 AM by cdaniels

hey guys i’m ordering the harbor freight 12”x33 3/8” lathe ...

3 11-13-2014 04:58 AM
View Ash96's profile

Wood turning end grain vase

11-12-2014 03:03 PM by Ash96

Hello, I am fairly new to woodturning. I just got my first lathe and have...

9 11-12-2014 10:34 PM
View dozer57's profile

problems turning cherry

11-10-2014 04:04 PM by dozer57

Going to have stroke if I ruin another leg. Here is my problem, glue up 3...

10 11-11-2014 06:52 PM
View Micah Muzny's profile

Making mugs with forstner bit? Anything I should know before I buy the bit?

10-30-2014 07:47 PM by Micah Muzny

I want to make some mugs and was wondering if I can use a 3 1/4 inch forstner...

17 11-11-2014 06:19 PM
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nova sharpening system

11-06-2014 06:12 PM by 3285jeff

Can anyone give me some info on the nova sharpening system. I believe it is a...

6 11-09-2014 04:35 PM
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11-07-2014 12:33 PM by 3285jeff

can anyone tell me their option of getting a chuck,,,i have been trying to do...

11 11-09-2014 02:10 PM
View dfox52's profile

Making a steady rest

09-21-2014 01:34 PM by dfox52

I want to make a steady rest for my new Jet 1221 incorporating some of the id...

20 11-08-2014 12:12 AM
View BPatterson's profile

Cummins MCS1000 as first lathe?

11-05-2014 03:51 PM by BPatterson

The title pretty much says it all. I have the opportunity to buy a Cummins MC...

6 11-06-2014 07:56 PM
View fladdy's profile

Pen turning problems

11-03-2014 11:33 PM by fladdy

Over the past fall, I’ve tried my hand at turning pens. I tried again ...

16 11-06-2014 12:40 AM
View 3285jeff's profile

harbour freight

11-05-2014 03:45 PM by 3285jeff

I’m thinking about getting the Harbour freight 34706 lathe. I’m j...

7 11-06-2014 12:31 AM
View bigmac65's profile

How to coat wine goblets for use

11-03-2014 02:59 PM by bigmac65

What coatings should I use for coating the interior of the wine goblets that ...

2 11-03-2014 04:30 PM
View mrjinx007's profile

60" hollow tree with something interesting inside.

11-02-2014 11:27 PM by mrjinx007

I cut this big hollow tree for firewood and found a few interesting “bu...

2 11-03-2014 01:16 PM
View GeraldH's profile

Fisch Turn Center

11-03-2014 03:53 AM by GeraldH

Does anyone know how I could get a new belt for my fisch “midi-lathe...

3 11-03-2014 12:08 PM
View GeneralDisorder's profile

New lathe excitement

10-25-2014 11:10 PM by GeneralDisorder

I’ve always admired the lathe work shown on LJ. The main reason I wante...

8 11-01-2014 09:05 PM
View Nubsnstubs's profile

California Pepper tree

10-27-2014 01:53 AM by Nubsnstubs

Have any of you Jocks turners turned California Pepper? I got a tree yesterda...

10 11-01-2014 02:09 PM
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Carbide vs. traditional?

10-14-2014 02:59 AM by Evangogh

So I finally got my hands on my first carbide cutter, and I keep finding myse...

22 11-01-2014 01:41 AM
View poospleasures's profile

Flat Jaw Extensions-- Home made

10-29-2014 11:35 PM by poospleasures

I have a set of flat jaws which will hold 8 inch bowls for finishing the bott...

10 10-31-2014 12:30 PM
View Nubsnstubs's profile

Sharpening Carbide easily

10-31-2014 02:40 AM by Nubsnstubs

It’s simple. I turned a piece of wood to fit the credit card type card ...

2 10-31-2014 04:19 AM
View Rick M.'s profile

Anyone tried the Hunter Osprey?

09-25-2014 05:57 PM by Rick M. These use a...

5 10-29-2014 11:22 PM
View Stefflus's profile

What make is this? Semi-old lathe found in ad

10-28-2014 02:59 PM by Stefflus

Found this in an ad, but seller doesn’t know much about it, and neither...

7 10-29-2014 12:08 PM

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