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Hardwood for Woodworking, Wood Turning, etc
Various sizes available ... S4S, Rough Sawn, Panels, Laminated Block, etc Visit our online store at for more info! Maybe someone local can check it out. From their web page I got the following...
14 years ago 3
 
Help with Graduate please
Hi, Hotfoot here, the arts centre at Milton Keynes has recently had a graduate G L lathe passed on to them. I am one of the turning tutors who helps runs their 10 lathe workshop. Unfortunately when...
14 years ago 6
 
Musing about movers and shakers: quieting them with harmony
No, not about a balancing act to curb influential turners. I'm wondering about harmonic balancing for my over stressed Nova 3000. The poor thing is all shook up trying to rotate some heavy rough NIP...
14 years ago 38
 
AWGB Postboard
The AWGB Discussion Forum is back and at if anyone is interested. The main AWGB site is at Regards Paul Well done Paul, I too have just rejoined the forum, hopefully it will prove to be beneficial to...
14 years ago 1
 
What's a new turner to do? Musing about turning advice.
Most intermediates and beyond have settled on _their_ way to gather, turn, embellish, finish and dispose of wood, but how does a beginner decide what is best for him in his or her particular...
14 years ago 4
 
Wood truning bookd
I would like to buy a book on wood turning and I am looking for recommendations on a wood turning book that covers the basic to intermediate turning. Please give me your input. Mark, Keith Rowley's...
14 years ago 6
 
OneWay Talon Chuck
I just bought a OneWay talon chuck. The instructions say the adapter should have a gap of from .02 to .05 from the chuck. I have the screws as tight as I can get them and I have 1/8 of an inch. Is...
14 years ago 3
 
where to buy chisels
I've seen a number of turning demos. One thing that strikes me is the number of turners that have a huge selection of chisels. Each has a different grind or a different use. At the prices I've seen...
14 years ago 14
 
Which receptacle?
Hello: Advice needed from persons owning one or more 220 VAC powered pieces of woodworking equipment. I have almost completed my workshop. 20' X 22' with 10' ceilings. Electrical as it relates to 220...
14 years ago 17
 
How to prep blank on bandsaw?
I keep seeing these fancy-schmancy bowl blanks on turning videos and the turners mention that they use bandsaws to create the blanks. I have a 16" bandsaw that I use for resawing and finally got the...
14 years ago 17
 
Removing friction polish from eyeglasses......
I did the silly procedure of turning on my lathe while there was still a good amount of wet friction polish on my piece. Of course, I was standing right in front of the piece, and the force made some...
14 years ago 10
 
displaying large bowls
i am interested to hear from those of you who make large (16"-26" roughly) bowls or platters and how you display them in any great quantity in the small areas you are given at small craft fairs...
14 years ago 1
 
Slightly O.T. Green wood sealer for live trees?
I have some green wood sealer distributed by Choice Woods in Lousiville KY. I have a renter who trimmed some bradford pear trees quite a bit (2-3") branches. I havn't cut them that much this late in...
14 years ago 5
 
Ping: William B. Noble
Hello, I was just taking a look at your website and contemplating getting a faceplate for my outboard, when I noticed that you have "clocks" under your hobby section. So perhaps you're the guy who...
14 years ago 14
 
Musing why we are mum about Maxi's (long & strained)
There are many reasons why we post so seldom about maxi lathes and so often about minies & midis. The little ones are affordable and preferable for beginners and beginners post many questions that...
14 years ago 23