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peter blair

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1105 days ago

HI, being new to this site I am struggling to find information directly related to wood turning. Am I missing something or is there no specific forum for this?
I am a long time wood worker and do like to surf a lot of the topics but really want to focus on the wood lathe and turning. Any help you can provide to help me search for or otherwise find related information would be great!

Pete
http://www.woodbowlsandthings.com

-- Pete


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gfadvm

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#1 posted 1105 days ago

Go to projects,look at the tags on the left side of the page and click on lathe,turning,etc.Hope this helps.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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DeputyDawg

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#2 posted 1105 days ago

Pete; Welcome to a wonderful adventure in wood turning. Here is one site right off the top of my head that I use. www.woodturningvideos.com I have more and will send them tomorrow

-- DeputyDawg

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 1105 days ago

you can also use the TAGS to find specific information: http://lumberjocks.com/tags/projects

Here are things tagged as “LATHE”
Projects
Blogs
Forums

Hope that helps.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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bubinga

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#4 posted 1105 days ago

There are plenty of turner’s here, put turning in your ,post title ,and the turner’s will come out of the
wood work !!!!! I do some turning ,a question that comes to my mind ,that maybe you could answer ,is Do I need a four jaw chuck ?

-- E J ------- Always Keep a Firm Grip on Your Tool

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peter blair

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#5 posted 1105 days ago

Hey everyone and thanks for the replies. Just as working on my lathe, once you know the trick things come easy.
I now feel much more comfortable moving around this site. Still lots to explore as time permits.

EJ, I have a couple of 4 jaw chucks and because I turn local wood into bowls and hollow forms I couldn’t or wouldn’t be without one. For me, bigger is better and I use my Oneway Stronghold for most of my larger work.

Pete
http://www.woodbowlsandthings.com

-- Pete

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bubinga

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#6 posted 1105 days ago

you can also use the TAGS to find specific information
Click on view more tags, and click on turning

-- E J ------- Always Keep a Firm Grip on Your Tool

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