Hello everyone, I'm new here :)
Can you help me find a 40mm diameter drill bit, that have a round end.
I need to make bowl shape cut so that 39mm ball can sit inside, having half of the ball exposed like in the picture, but from wood of course.
I saw this A which said 40mm in the title but...
Hollowing out deep bowls on my lathe was always difficult because the tailstock was always in the way where I really needed the tool rest to be.
So I bought 4 skateboard wheels, welded up a frame that attaches to the lathe base, and sliders to adjust the wheels up to the stock to hold it.
Hello everyone, hoping some of you could help me out. My wife was recently given her grandfather's old Craftsman lathe, model 113.23881. She has turned a few candlesticks and holders and similar items but REALLY wants to turn a bowl. I am hoping to find what she needs to do that and purchase...
I'm having trouble with my bandsaw cutting my logs into bowl blanks. The logs are split and 8" - 10" thick. When I try to cut the logs into circles, the blade pulls to the right and starts to bind. The bottom of the blade gets twisted more than the top. I even built a circle cutting jig...
My area has a lot of fallen trees from Hurricane Sandy. I'd like to turn some of this stuff green. I've only turned dried wood.
So, a question. I hear I should rough turn the bowl to 10-15% wall thickness and let it dry for months before finish turning it. My normal method is to use a faceplate...
http://i.imgur.com/nEcDW.jpg- Shot of all three
These are my first live-edge bowls, let me know what you think.
I'm planning to give a bowl as a birthday present.
I want it to be this kind of work
and more or less this shape and size
I want it mainly in completely black gaboon ebony, with the rest of the...
I am currently coal burning a bowl out of wood. The Bowl came out wonderfully except when i started there was already a crack inside the bowl. Over the process of actually burning the bowl the crack sealed up but i didnt cool off the bowl immediately after words and the next day the...
Hey, I am very new to woodworking. I just completed my first three lathe projects (a large salad bowl, a small soup bowl and a coffee mug). I was wondering what I should do to finish them so they last throughout their intended uses.
Do you have any recommendations like oils or finishes that...
this is an 8 inch silver birch bowl i turned for my granddad for christmas.
i have been turning for 4 months and i am enjoying every second im at the lathe (well, unless i get a catch!).
my questions is, what kind of things do beginner turners make?
written replies are great but a photo or a...