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munchy

Wood i.d. help

Hello, I ordered a box of hardwood scraps for turning finailas and stuff it had a couple of 1"× 1" sticks that I am not familiar with very heavy very very hard. I would like to find a piece of this to turn a bowl out of. Any help would be...

303 views, 0 by Wolf (& Rabbit!)

Wolf (& Rabbit!)

trip to tanzania

i just returned from a long and exhausting visit to Tanzania. we went there to visit the craftsmen and artisans that recieved tools from our charity. The way it works is we gift tool kits to the Small industry development organisation, which is a...

460 views, 0 by Brian

Brian

Need a boring drill bit

I need a boring bit. I want one that is so boring I forget how easy it is to use it. I’m tired of the excitement caused by my cheap drill bits that start wandering all over creation. Those are loser bits. I want a winning bit. I want it to win so...

506 views, 0 by Jay

Jay

A shout out to Myrtlewood Gallery

Back in October 2013 my wife & I took a 14 day tent camping trip along the west coast from Los Angeles to almost the Washington border. We visited many galleries and was able to tour some of the work shops . I purchased...

451 views, 0 by Kelly

Fun and Fame Through Turning

My wife and her sister owned a maw and paw store in Eastern Washington. They ran it for thirty-nine years. Just before it sold, a couple months ago, I started leaving little turnings on the counter with a “FREE” sign on them. She said the grown...

417 views, 0 by Wolf (& Rabbit!)

Wolf (& Rabbit!)

Tabaco pipes

I really enjoyed watching this series. Does anyone here make pipes?

513 views, 0 by Kelly

Improving Belt Changes on a Jet 1014 Lathe

I got a fair deal on a mini Jet a while back, so got to see what the hullabaloo about lathes was all about. At least some what. I’ve been enjoying it a lot. All my files have really nice handles and so do a those of a few of my friends, for...

769 views, 0 by Kelly

A Brand New [Fifty Some Year Old) Rockwell Delata 12" (36" bed) Lathe

What a nice couple days. Though I live in the toolies and, generally, find any good craigslist deals far distant, I looked at the list the other day and saw a Rockwell Delta 46-450 wood lathe for one hundred bucks and only a couple miles away....

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Wheaties  -  Bruce A Wheatcroft   ( BAW Woodworking)

Found picture of jig

My laptop gave out with all my pictures on it . Lucky I keep every thing on flash drives . I finally located a picture of the jig used to make my last bowl .

376 views, 0 by SteveR

Stair spindles.

I got some skid wood and I know it is not the best. I am looking at planning them down smooth and then copy the design on the spindles and paint them. Is it cheaper and less hassel to just go and buy the spindles. If I can make them with free...

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munchy

off center turning

Dose anyone have advice tips or tricks for off set turning?

557 views, 0 by Lew

Lew

New Here

New here but see some familiar faces. Hope to learn more about woodturning from the folks here.

592 views, 0 by Moke

One Way Wolverine Dressing Jig

I have had some issue with my grinding stones getting out of round. I have tryed the diamond dressing tool that came with the grinder, even to the point where I vise gripped it down to the wolverine flat 4×4″ surface….it still is out of round. ...

963 views, 0 by BarbS

BarbS

Claro Walnut Bowl

Kicking off the Woodturning forum with this 12" d. Claro Walnut bowl; the thinnest bowl I’ve turned so far.