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Inverter/Motor squeal

September 29, 2018, 12:31 pm

I have a 1998 WoodFast M910 (Rikon 70-500) the inverter went out on (ABB300 ) a couple of years ago. I scrounged E-Bay and found another for $400. Ins talled and it worked fine, until a few weeks ... Read more »

Re: Yates American J170?

August 20, 2018, 1:33 am

hi i just got a used j170 it has a 3ph 1/2 hp motor and i don't have three phase, from what i read the static ph converters reduce the hp by 1/3 is there and easy 1 ph motor i can put in this great... Read more »

Full Face Shield

July 7, 2018, 11:57 am

A friend is looking for a full face shield with air filtration. Any recommendations ? Read more »

paint brushes

July 6, 2018, 3:27 pm

go to an art supply shop and hold onto your lower jaw bone because it will drop when you see the price of the fine art brushes the handles are easily turned but there are the bristles and the metal... Read more »

lot of turning in early american furniture 1650 to now

June 30, 2018, 5:55 pm

very interesting video http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=8318&loclr=eanw lot of intricate turning in the early furniture Read more »

Looking for a 4850004 Tool Rest Base for the Ryobi Mini-Lathe ML618

June 19, 2018, 6:20 pm

A teacher at my school fell in love with this lathe, and the rest base snapped in half while he was turning a sycamore blank. I've attached a picture of it. https://i.imgur.com/wgcigjn.jpg I would ... Read more »

those small scraps

May 26, 2018, 10:03 pm

there are always small scraps less than six inches and usually they are less than one inch diameter kindling is one use but i found another and you get to do some turning using a jam chuck i turn... Read more »

Re: How is live oak for turning?

May 21, 2018, 2:39 pm

On Thu, 10 May 2018 22:20:35 -0700 (PDT), Lived Oak is wonderful.... and spalted Live Oak is even better. One warning... don't try to split it with a wedge. It was even the subject of a song.. h... Read more »

nova dvr xp oliver and a rare one and others

May 15, 2018, 8:59 pm

price is way too high but then again they might get lucky https://reno.craigslist.org/tls/d/nova-dvr-xp-wood-lathe/6586624900.html vega https://yubasutter.craigslist.org/gms/d/multi-family-garage... Read more »

craiglist scams

May 5, 2018, 4:06 pm

many ways that scams go on on craigslist they send a check that is over the amount of the item they go after high dollar items so they can make a bigger haul you list your lathe for 4000 and they ... Read more »

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Mylands friction finish streaks how to remove?

I bought some Mylands High Build Friction Polish yesterday and tried it on a maple weed pot with a 1-1/8 diameter neck and 3 diameter body. The neck did fine but the body has some rather distinct... Read more »


A different take on a Natural Edge Bowl

When you think of Natural Edge, you think Bark. But I was given a large unusual piece of wood that presented an opportunity for a different take on Natural Edge Bowl. Though not actually a turnin... Read more »


Anybody using the Nova Cole Jaws or How to get a smooth bottom?

Good morning, I'm interested in these jaws: http://www.sears.com/nova-woodworking-nova-jscole-cole-jaws/p-SPM5857402401 P?prdNo=1&blockNo=1&blockType=G1 But I have a couple of questions. I ha... Read more »


Union Graduate Bowl Lathe Parts

Looking for source of parts if there is one. I understand the lathes are no longer being made. Interested in beds especially. Also would like to know what the frame size of the motor is. Thanks. Read more »