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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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Black jack oak bowls

05-24-2018 02:50 PM by PhillipRCW

I’m about to cut down quite a few black jack oak trees on my fatherR...

2 05-24-2018 03:11 PM
View Karda's profile

sanding walnut

05-21-2018 09:54 PM by Karda

Hi, the walnut bowl i am working on is developing yellow areas reminds me of ...

14 05-24-2018 03:13 AM
View BigRudy2's profile

Looking to purchase my first lathe

05-18-2018 12:34 PM by BigRudy2

Hey guys, I’m 26 and looking to get back into woodworking (took many classes ...

12 05-20-2018 10:18 PM
View DaveInGA's profile

Rikon 70-220VSR lathe

05-13-2018 08:59 AM by DaveInGA

Hello, I’ve read everything I could find on the Rikon 70-220VSR Midi...

13 05-20-2018 05:38 PM
View Madrona's profile

Best Piece Of "Junk Wood" Yet

05-18-2018 12:20 AM by Madrona

I don’t know what else to call it. This tree grows on this propert...

3 05-18-2018 11:11 AM
View Jack Lewis's profile

Pinterest and how to use it?

05-17-2018 09:24 PM by Jack Lewis

I get daily mail from them and wonder what I am supposed to do with the input...

6 05-18-2018 10:53 AM
View Karda's profile

walnut bowl finish rough

05-16-2018 11:14 PM by Karda

Hi I turned a bowl from black walnut, the whole log not just the center so th...

7 05-18-2018 03:44 AM
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How to tell when carbide turning tools are dull

05-13-2018 12:17 AM by Lookwow

I know this seems like a stupid question. But I have a hard time telling.

9 05-17-2018 05:54 PM
View Karda's profile

live center problems

05-15-2018 04:34 AM by Karda

Hi I have a cone live center and like it very much. Recently the screw in cap...

5 05-15-2018 10:06 PM
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Spur center keeps getting stuck in the headstock

05-14-2018 06:54 PM by Steve

Is there a trick to avoiding my spur center from getting stuck in the headsto...

12 05-15-2018 04:42 PM
View Mark's profile

CA glue?

09-25-2013 11:55 PM by Mark

I see a lot of comments about CA glue. When I do a Google I get all kinds of...

24 05-15-2018 04:25 PM
View TheTurtleCarpenter's profile

Name this wood !!

05-13-2018 04:49 AM by TheTurtleCarpenter

Make a guess , I’ll add hints till we get a winner. My neighbor is tur...

25 05-14-2018 12:46 PM
View Wildwood's profile

Turning Green Wood

05-11-2018 07:23 PM by Wildwood

If looking for way to turn green wood and assisting drying videos. Turning...

3 05-14-2018 03:12 AM
View Madrona's profile

I May Have Made a Mistake!

05-11-2018 12:33 AM by Madrona Well, I thought I would try so...

14 05-12-2018 01:20 AM
View Ksquared's profile

Newbie needs lathe advice

05-08-2018 04:36 PM by Ksquared

Hi all, I am new to turning and think it is an amazing craft that I would ...

13 05-10-2018 12:38 PM
View Madrona's profile

Finish For Cedar?

05-05-2018 12:32 AM by Madrona What kind of finish do you use...

1 05-05-2018 12:47 PM
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04-16-2018 12:57 PM by DDJ

I’ll be upgrading to a full size lathe this fall and I think I’ve...

11 05-02-2018 01:02 PM
View Madrona's profile

Need a Quick Gift Idea?

04-27-2018 12:59 AM by Madrona

Quick and easy and you can use up those small scrap pieces. Short Vide...

1 05-02-2018 05:30 AM
View Karda's profile

heavy bowl blank advice needed

04-27-2018 05:10 AM by Karda

I have a bowl blank that is the biggest I can get on my lathe it a 10×18...

25 05-01-2018 04:04 AM
View TonyArru's profile

Favorite Wood To Turn??

04-20-2018 01:09 PM by TonyArru

I don’t get the chance often to talk to many other turners about differ...

17 04-30-2018 01:23 PM

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