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  1. Need help with an old Craftsman lathe

    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...
  2. Circular cove cut to dish table tops

    Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    I was experimenting with how to cut a deep dish table top and had some success. It was recommended I share it here by a friend on instructables. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2ebeCHQz1Y Here is the video of how I cut them round in the first place...
  3. Egg Turning Issues

    So I researched how to turn an egg, and successfully turned and finished one from a chunk of cherry. Since then, I have made two more attempts and cannot seam to turn the shape anymore. The main issue? When i get down to the final shape I always have a catch when turning one of the ends (still...
  4. Any Lathe Owners/Clubs?

    Hello all, I'm looking for a group or individual in the central Missouri area that owns/operates a wood lathe and would be willing to instruct a amateur guy like myself on it's proper use and any additional teaching. I would reimburse the group/person for their time and any wear on...