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02-02-2018 12:27 AM

Using my lathe again after a year off - 2 replies

I am going to start using my lathe again after about a year of being idle because of an illness. It is a delta 46-460 and has been in my out building. Is there anything I need to do to it or check on it before I start using it? Thanks for the help.

05-15-2014 10:31 PM

How to get round Bowl Bottoms - 13 replies

I have been trying my hand at turning some small bowls but I am having a problem with getting the bottom round. The edge of the bottom is round but not the bottom. I am wanting them to look like a cereal bowl. What am I doing wrong? Thanks

04-22-2014 09:23 PM

Time to get a chuck - 16 replies

I’ve been turning pens for couple of weeks now and want to try and tackle small bowls and boxes. From what I’ve seen on youtube I need to get a chuck. Anyone have any suggestions? I want a good one but don’t want to break the bank either. Thanks.

04-16-2014 08:01 PM

I was warned - 7 replies

I posted a few weeks back asking for suggestions on getting a lathe for turning pens. I was warned at the time that woodturning was addictive. Man, is it ever! I love it. I have only made a half dozen or so pens and I have had a blast doing them. I can’t wait to turn some bowls, boxes, whatever my lathe will handle. I settled on a De...

03-22-2014 06:48 PM

Lathe Recommendations - 15 replies

I am interested in getting into making pens and was interested in lathe recommendation. I may do more turning later but want to start with pens since I haven’t used a lathe since Jr. High. I also have a small shop so there is not alot of space. Is there a good introductory lathe that I can get to get me started with that won’t cos...


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