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wood for food use

11-25-2017 12:15 AM by Karda

I have some not quite scrap walnut and want to make some honey dipper blanks....

2 11-25-2017 12:48 AM
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The carbide puzzle

11-24-2017 03:03 PM by ginasdad

I started turning about 10 years ago and was puzzled that carbide was not use...

8 11-24-2017 08:11 PM
View Madrona's profile

What Was I Thinkin'!

11-22-2017 05:35 AM by Madrona

I like to push the envelope with my turnings, sometimes. This time, I may hav...

7 11-24-2017 08:02 AM
View DonBoston's profile

Lathe Runout

11-23-2017 03:03 PM by DonBoston

Hi y’all, I have a Rockler Excelsior (aka, over priced harbor freight 1...

12 11-24-2017 12:27 AM
View Karda's profile

lathe turns very slow HELP

11-19-2017 11:18 PM by Karda

I took a piece off the lathe to cut and put it uped the hi speed back on and...

37 11-23-2017 07:05 PM
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Nova 1624 switch

11-23-2017 05:32 AM by ginasdad

I have a Nova 1624 on which I usually turn bowls. That often puts me on a sto...

3 11-23-2017 03:26 PM
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Woodriver Turning Tools

11-22-2017 02:09 PM by SuperCubber

Hey everyone, I am very new to turning. I have some home made carbide tool...

11 11-23-2017 03:28 AM
View Charlie75's profile

1624 ll wood lathe

11-20-2017 07:58 PM by Charlie75

I am kind of interested in this lathe. It seems to be new because I can’...

6 11-21-2017 10:14 PM
View Madrona's profile

Junk Wood Bowl - 2nd Try

11-11-2017 07:08 AM by Madrona

I’ve given my junk wood, or weed wood, another try. This bowl turned o...

2 11-21-2017 07:33 AM
View Shaun's profile

Clogged/White Pits in Walnut and Purple Heart

11-20-2017 02:29 AM by Shaun

Hi Everyone I’ve been pen turning for the last 5 months or so. I thi...

5 11-20-2017 01:19 PM
View essexry's profile

old walker turner.... good buy or waste of money?

04-04-2013 03:07 PM by essexry

I’ve arranged to buy this on craigslist locally for $125. I know the Wa...

38 11-20-2017 04:31 AM
View Karda's profile

moister meter

11-17-2017 08:31 PM by Karda

Hi, I got a moister meter at HF and it worked fine until it didn’t so I...

16 11-19-2017 11:06 PM
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11-16-2017 05:08 AM by Karda

Hi, i used my spindle gouge for the first time in awhile and the cut was crap...

5 11-17-2017 01:50 AM
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roughing gouge sharpening

11-12-2017 03:31 AM by Karda

Hi, Im having problems sharpening properly. I can get a good edge and it work...

17 11-16-2017 02:25 AM
View Abter's profile

Simple DIY strap clamp for segmented rings

11-14-2017 06:03 PM by Abter

A turner friend pointed me to a youtube about making a very simple and effect...

1 11-14-2017 06:40 PM
View Avi's profile

What different grinds on these two similar gouges?

11-11-2017 10:45 PM by Avi

Hi all,New to turning, I recently completed a 20-hour course. After readin...

12 11-14-2017 04:37 PM
View cj5's profile

D-Way Tools hollowing system

10-29-2017 01:37 PM by cj5

Can any one comment on this system. I cannot find a review.

8 11-13-2017 02:19 PM
View GraceAndDrew's profile

Build Your Own Lathe

11-10-2017 04:29 PM by GraceAndDrew

Hey Turners… I was wondering how to build a lathe…now I know! ...

2 11-11-2017 03:49 AM
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Oops - bowl too big for Cole Jaws

09-08-2017 01:20 PM by socrbent

I am looking for suggestions. The bowl I have made is too big in diameter to ...

13 11-11-2017 02:23 AM
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Making a segmented ring

11-11-2017 01:46 AM by Jack Lewis

I am thinking of a design whereas I combine some segments with a casting resi...

0 11-11-2017 01:46 AM

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