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Buying a lathe
A large Hi all I just joined the group and also new to wood turning. I am from Port Hawkesbury Nova Scotia Canada. {Are there many here from Nova Scotia? Does anyone in my area upgrading to a newer...
13 years ago 4
 
Spur Center Problems
Hi, It seems like no matter what I do the spur center that came with my Rikon always ending up spinning in the end of the stock I'm turning. Am I doing something wrong or is it the spur center? -TH...
13 years ago 5
 
Sale of Nova Lathe
I should be receiving my new Powermatic 3520b this week and will want to sell my Nova 3000. I will be so happy not to have to walk around behind to change belt speeds. My question is "what price can I...
13 years ago 6
 
An apple wood review
Hello all, Well, it's the season for people to start doing DIY tree-trimming again. For some reason, everyone I know seems to be cutting up apple trees this year- either topping them to make the fruit...
13 years ago 4
 
Slash
Has anyone turned "Slash Pine?" I think I have access to a supply and the supplier says the growth rings are so close together you cannot count them. Deb What part of the country is that from? Is it...
13 years ago 6
 
Vancouver Island Wood?
Next week I will be in Victoria and I am wondering if there are any interesting wood sources in the area. Suggestions wood really be appreciated. Thanks ----------------- Bob Ivey Lake Oswego, OR I...
13 years ago 15
 
Only sort of OT
Hello all, I know that rec.woodworking might be a more appropriate place for this, but I have been way to busy lately to waste time trying to separate the wheat from the chaff in that group. Maybe...
13 years ago 12
 
Tool Rest
Got a small lathe and started turning a bowl out of dry oak ,should the tool rest be above or below center ? I'm having trouble holowing out the inside of the bowl, either tool is dull or i'm to low...
13 years ago 10
 
One spare available
Hello all, I recently ran a number of Longworth-style chucks and plate sets out of 11ga stainless steel, and somewhere along the line, I got two orders confused and ran a set with the "wrong" holes in...
13 years ago
 
Cutting up Elm
I took down an Elm in my mom's yard for her today and I saved a lot of crotch/gnarly looking pieces for turning. I'm think I'd like to make a few lidded boxes, which I have not tried yet! My question...
13 years ago 16
 
Did I buy the wrong chuck?
Did I buy the wrong chuck?. I bought a versachuck model T which is their small version. If I try to hold anything longer than the diameter to make a vase or goblet, the wood moves off centre whenever...
13 years ago 15
 
FS: Wood Lathes, other tools & misc. stuff (in SW Mich)
I've got to reduce the clutter and clear out a lot of space in my basement and garage. So, much as I hate to do it, I'm putting up all this stuff for sale. NOTE: it's all located about 40 miles west...
13 years ago
 
Art show judging info needed
Art show judging info needed I am a resident of The Villages, an active retirement community in Florida, and a member of The Villages Arts Association [VAA], The Villages Arts League [VAL], the...
13 years ago 4
 
Just a bit off topic
The last time I was in China I purchased a Go set. That's the game played with the dark and light colored stones. I wanted to turn a couple bowls to hold the stones and found the page below. Looking a...
13 years ago
 
Sage Advice
Some sage advice from a member of the turning club of which I am a member - IF YOU'RE GOING TO SAND, USE SANDPAPER AS IF IT'S FREE. Now think about how you use sandpaper. Do you pay a bit more to get...
13 years ago 18