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What would you estimate the value of this setup?

02-26-2018 12:10 AM by Ripper70

Hey All, I’ve been interested in trying my hand at turning and have ...

9 02-26-2018 03:24 AM
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parting tool

02-25-2018 04:03 PM by telrite

I got this Idea from someone else on the net. I modified his idea. He had the...

2 02-25-2018 11:49 PM
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Acceptable spindle runout

02-23-2018 02:32 AM by JoshNZ

just wondering what you would consider an acceptable runout. I had a shaft ma...

12 02-25-2018 03:29 PM
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bowl edge

02-23-2018 10:56 PM by Karda

Hi, I am turning what I think is white ash and It is soft so I think it was d...

2 02-24-2018 12:08 AM
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Turning pinion pine

02-23-2018 09:47 PM by jtriggs

Does anyone have experience turning pinion pine? I have a friend who’s ...

3 02-23-2018 10:45 PM
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morse taper, live center on tailstock, old Craftsman lathe

02-22-2018 03:07 AM by Allen78

...bought an old Craftsman lathe. The tailstock has a tiny center that requi...

6 02-23-2018 02:09 AM
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bowl bottom

02-21-2018 05:11 AM by Karda

I have an impossible question. I have found that in my turning bowls I always...

15 02-23-2018 01:08 AM
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Lathe Choice

09-06-2017 05:21 PM by sgmdwk

OK, I am looking for advice on a purchase I plan.I started turning in Decembe...

30 02-22-2018 02:55 PM
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Rockwell Band saw 28-240

02-20-2018 03:46 AM by pete7170

I feel fortunate to have picked up this band saw today. however, I have neve...

23 02-22-2018 02:46 PM
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Can one person set up a lathe?

12-28-2017 03:46 PM by greatview

I’m thinking of replacing my antique Delta lathe with a Laguna 18 36 or...

18 02-21-2018 08:00 PM
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Newbie type question about turning screw threads

02-08-2018 04:45 PM by Abter

I am repairing an old spinning wheel my daughter bought at an estate sale (I ...

7 02-21-2018 12:50 AM
View pete7170's profile

Turning Novice-Just brought home a Rockwell 46-525 (I Think) Now What

02-17-2018 03:40 PM by pete7170

Sorry about the photo orientation. First post in here. ...

10 02-20-2018 01:53 AM
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Turning Technique

02-17-2018 05:09 PM by theartfulbodger

I saw this wonderful woodturning on a pinterest board, and I have tried t...

9 02-18-2018 03:18 PM
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Large Table Leg

02-18-2018 03:40 AM by AJPWOOD

Hey all I’m trying to make some large table legs… About 10 inc...

3 02-18-2018 04:48 AM
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glue block question

02-16-2018 10:05 PM by Karda

I want to return a couple small bowls i did, I will use hot glue. how much gl...

2 02-17-2018 09:57 PM
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Ebay wood

02-11-2018 06:34 PM by Karda

when you buy turning blanks from an online dealer they are shipped coated in ...

12 02-17-2018 09:34 PM
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A hollowed out sphere

02-15-2018 07:59 PM by walnutles

I have been working on turning spheres but I didn’t want to turn a soli...

7 02-17-2018 06:07 PM
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Rockwell 46-150 tailstock ram lock - problem solved

02-15-2018 09:25 PM by coopersdad

I inherited a Rockwell International 46-150 wood lathe, I’d guess made ...

7 02-17-2018 04:10 PM
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Starter Lathe questions

02-15-2018 07:01 PM by Benius

Hello everyone! I’ve been interested in trying my hand at wood turning for aw...

14 02-17-2018 02:30 PM
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skew grind/shape

02-14-2018 07:23 AM by Karda

Hi, I bought a craftsman 1” skew but the blade is very thin. It measure...

11 02-16-2018 03:45 PM

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