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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 groland's profile

Where should I start with tools and info?

04-17-2014 06:24 PM by groland

I am about to acquire a wood lathe, a used JET JWL 1236. I have never done an...

23 04-22-2014 10:15 AM
View ToddJB's profile

Turners - What Grinding Wheels do you use?

04-17-2014 09:01 PM by ToddJB

I have an 8” slow speed grinder and I am wanting to buy a grinding ston...

15 04-21-2014 01:12 PM
View kmetzger's profile

Wine stopper question

04-20-2014 07:00 PM by kmetzger

I’m going to introduce wine stoppers to kids at the woodworking school ...

3 04-21-2014 11:36 AM
View Split's profile

What is a pen blank where wood is mixed with acrylic called?

04-20-2014 11:24 PM by Split

I have been looking around and I have seen some pen blanks that are burl cut ...

2 04-21-2014 01:52 AM
View JKMDETAIL's profile

What to do Now

04-19-2014 12:43 PM by JKMDETAIL

Had a good start on the weekend. Got the shop cleaned up a bit and decided th...

6 04-20-2014 12:56 AM
View Charlie123's profile

Good Buy? Jet 12" X 20" Lathe, Model JWL-1220

04-19-2014 05:01 PM by Charlie123

There is a place in Libertyville that’s selling the Jet 12” X 20&...

2 04-19-2014 08:38 PM
View mileskimball's profile

Essential books and videos on woodturning

04-19-2014 03:03 PM by mileskimball

What would you say are the top three essential books on woodturning every tur...

2 04-19-2014 06:02 PM
View Rick M.'s profile (online now)

Your lathe dust collection ...

04-15-2014 05:12 AM by Rick M.

Since getting a dust collector I’ve been tying the hose to the tool res...

12 04-19-2014 05:49 PM
View fredito's profile

Lathe question...

04-16-2014 08:22 PM by fredito

I am looking at getting into wood turning and have some questions about lathe...

8 04-18-2014 05:28 PM
View Mark Smith's profile

Question on how much glueing you can do on a table leg.

04-18-2014 12:45 AM by Mark Smith

I have a customer that wants some legs for a kitchen island that are going to...

11 04-18-2014 04:36 PM
View WorksInTheory's profile

Any one familiar with Foremost Lathe?

04-17-2014 04:12 AM by WorksInTheory

Hi, interested in woodturning. Not sure what I need but came across a chance...

9 04-18-2014 01:03 PM
View bcramer's profile

I was warned

04-16-2014 08:01 PM by bcramer

I posted a few weeks back asking for suggestions on getting a lathe for turni...

7 04-17-2014 06:15 PM
View jasont's profile

truing up some turning blanks. need some advice

04-15-2014 01:39 AM by jasont

Hey I recently got some wood for free from a friend but they are not compl...

5 04-15-2014 04:56 PM
View Split's profile

How to keep ca glue bottle top from sticking?

04-12-2014 06:51 AM by Split

I know this sounds stupid however I finish all my turnings with ca glue and e...

8 04-15-2014 06:33 AM
View Woodturner's profile

Tim Yoder

04-05-2014 05:45 PM by Woodturner

Some might remember Tim Yoder from his PBS series a couple of years ago. He s...

2 04-11-2014 04:00 PM
View MikeinSC's profile

making heads or tails of it

03-31-2014 12:10 AM by MikeinSC

I’ll make this short. I’ve started turning pens and have since bo...

17 04-11-2014 02:44 PM
View aussiedave's profile

I need help choosing woodturning tools

03-28-2014 04:47 PM by aussiedave

Hi Jumberjocks, I need help in choosing turning tools for...

22 04-08-2014 10:55 PM
View EdgewaterWW's profile

Delta 46-715 Bad Quill

04-06-2014 02:40 PM by EdgewaterWW

I have a bad Quill in the tailstock, I need to remove it and order a new one....

12 04-07-2014 01:45 PM
View Bieser's profile

Question on Reeves drive for Delta Lathe

04-05-2014 02:32 PM by Bieser

Ok. I picked up a Delta 46-715 lathe really cheap. I have read there have be...

5 04-06-2014 03:42 PM
View Mauricio's profile

Question about Craftsman Tube Lathes

08-26-2013 07:42 PM by Mauricio

A while back I was trying to take apart and restore this old lathe I got. Whe...

20 04-04-2014 08:42 PM

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