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Posted on ok so im about to buy a lathe. what else will i need?

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#1 posted 10-23-2009 08:02 PM

You should consider getting a bowl gouge as well as having a way to sharpen them all. I use a slow speed grinder with the wolverine jig. Also, does your lathe come with a chuck?

I suppose another way to discuss this is to ask what you plan on turning? Spindle work? Bowls? Hollow Forms? Pens?

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