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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...
7 years ago 2
 
Anybody using the Nova Cole Jaws or How to get a smooth bottom?
Good morning, I'm interested in these jaws: But I have a couple of questions. I have a Jet JML-1014 lathe with a 10" s wing. I'm wondering if these will fit. The largest bowl I can turn is ~ 1 0" and...
8 years ago 11
 
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...
13 years ago 2
 
Harbor Freight lathe, no handwheel on headstock
I noticed my Harbor Freight lathe (#34706) does not have a handwheel on the headstock for manual turning (or braking) of the spindle. Their customer service said there is no fix in that that part was...
14 years ago 13
 
Chuck for Powermatic Model 90
I just picked up a Powermatic model 90 that was in good shape. It needed to have the transformer, motor, and coil rewired for 220v 3 phase which I did today. It had a live center stuck in the...
15 years ago 5
 
Newbie Friction Polish Question ?
Good Day I bought some Mylands high build friction polish. If I apply it while the piece is on the lathe I get what appears to be streaking. The first time this happened I figured it was a poor...
16 years ago 3
 
Pen finishing.
What is the best finish to apply to a pen? I want something that will keep the gloss for quite a while. Thanks Bob Go to yahoo's penturning group. Subscribe for free at this link below. Look through...
16 years ago 7
 
Face mask + specs
snippet from another thread: Try the AOSafety full-face model- fits nicely over glasses, including those oversized goggles. It does not, however, fit comfortably with any of the half-face respirators...
16 years ago 3
 
1/2 face dust mask survey
Hi there, I'm looking into getting a 1/2 face dust mask for using while I'm working on the lathe. Right now I just using the el-cheapo disposable ones and I don't have a lot of confidence in them. I...
17 years ago 15
 
Shopmate sabre-lathe 2610T0
Hello, Recently I picked up a sabre-lathe (and it looks like it can be used with a table saw attachment too) model 2610T0. I need information for it, a manual would be great but experience will work...
14 years ago
 
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. I...
16 years ago 1
 
Turn wet, dry, or what?
I bought three half log cherry burls at an auction. The logs were cut in half and the ends were somewhat coated but not very well. I expect they have been stored like that for some time. Today I cut...
13 years ago 8
 
Delta DL40 electronic problem
Group, Need help/advise. I am a high school shop teacher. We have a Delta DL40 16"electronic variable wood lathe. It quit working the other day. I replaced the power cord, it had more electrical tape...
13 years ago 8
 
Northwest Arkansas Woodturners?
I teach at the Clear Spring School in Eureka Springs, and I have the opportunity to have world class woodturner Judy Dittmer available for an afternoon to teach, share, and demo. If there are...
15 years ago 9
 
used Vega duplicator for sale
pardon me, please, I'm hoping a sales item is ok, here. I've been doing a bit of shop cleaning, and have decided to get rid of my duplicator. Seemed like a good idea, at the time, but have not used it...
11 years ago
 
Termite Tool
Has anyone any experience with the Termite Tool? It sounds like a great tool, but expensive. Is it worth it? Bill Hello, William. In this case, Google search is your friend. Find this newsgroup with...
13 years ago 6
 
Surge Protector for Nova DVR lathe
The manufacturer requires that a surge protector be installed t safeguard the electronics on the lathe. Is one really necessary in th UK -- Tony the Turner It is a good Idea to use surge protection...
15 years ago 8
 
Woodturning Classes
The recent discussion in other threads about woodturning classes and teaching has gotten me to wondering about everybodies experiences in this. I'm also asking this because one of my woodturning clubs...
16 years ago 7