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Posted on Need Advice On What's The Most Desirable Low RPM Range On A Wood Lathe

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#1 posted 10-06-2014 12:52 AM

You mentioned that you wish to turn bowls and plates. I assume you will often be starting from a chunk of green wood? If so, you are probably correct, 600rpm is probably too fast.

Do you own a bandsaw with a pretty reasonable cutting capacity (throat), 8”+? If so, this would help as you could do a pretty good job of rounding blanks before you put them on the lathe.

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