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11-14-2018 07:01 PM

Hitatchi Table saw - 7 replies

Hello all, So I just picked up a Hitachi Table saw C10FL for $100… Im fairly certain it was a pretty good deal however, there is little information about this saw (other than the manual and a couple of reviews) SO, I thought Id ask here and see if anyone ever owned one? whats good? what should I watch out for? Thanks!

09-27-2018 01:56 PM

Milling Blanks on the Band saw - 14 replies

Hello everyone, I have a question that I’m hoping to get some answers to… This has happened a few times now and it leads to me having to prematurely replace bandsaw blades. Thankfully even the Bosch bandsaw blades that I buy are only about 15$ on so its not a HUGE deal, but still Id like to keep a blade on for a while ...

04-21-2018 03:46 PM

Please help!! Lathe motor Boggs down with forstner bits! - 27 replies

I am trying to make a hollow form and as I hog out the inside, or try too, with my brand new Woodcraft forstner bits, the motor bogs down and stops. I can’t even make a hole 1/8 of an inch deep! Obviously a more powerful lathe would be the easiest answer, but aside from spending 2000 on a new lathe what am I doing wrong?! I can’t imagine that ev...

04-20-2018 01:09 PM

Favorite Wood To Turn?? - 17 replies

I don’t get the chance often to talk to many other turners about different woods and quality or cuts of wood, or where you even get your wood! So, I like to start conversations about this here! So whats your favorite wood to turn? where do you get most of your wood? do you mill it yourself? do you buy it from Woodcraft or another retail...

05-01-2017 03:53 PM

What's your favorite wood to turn? and Why? - 32 replies

Hey everyone, I thought it might be fun for some of us to share what our favorite varieties of wood to turn are. I am new to wood turning, I bought my first lathe (Steele City) about 4 months ago and I just can not get enough wood turning! So, I look for wood on the side of the road everywhere I go now, looking for more practice pieces. So fa...

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