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  1. Wood Species
    I'm trying to determine if hickory or pecan is a good material for turning. My next project requires 4 table legs That are 7 inches in diameter at the largest section.
  2. New Member Introductions
    I just joined the routerforum. I love woodworking and want to make the most of my router and other tools. One thing I enjoy about woodworking is building jigs. I plan to build a jig to turn logs into 10" and 12" rounds using my router. Does anyone have information on building a jig that will...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello all my name is Robert I run a small cabinet shop near Orillia Ontario. I specialize in custom furniture and lathe turning. I also turn some bowls for fun. If you ever have any questions feel free to email. Robert Reid (Robert's Touch of Wood):)
  4. Jigs and Fixtures
    I have a router lathe which does not have gears. The screw facility is provided by cable. See pics attached, including the type of work I do with it. My lathe is a commercially available unit, purchased in Australia, brand name unknown. The indexing chuck has 36 holes offering 10degree...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I'm Jim from Arizona. I enjoy numerous aspects of woodworking. I found you when searching for a jig to cut spirals in some spindles I'm turning for an old house my son is restoring. Browsing here has helped me build a jig that will do what I need to do for this project. Now that I...
  6. Woodturning and Lathes
    Have some decent apple wood to work with, limbs cut and ends sealed. Any advice on turning or routing with apple wood? I like making small wooden clock faces and may try a few with small support bases as well.
  7. New Member Introductions
    When I look at the paragraph, "Title", I feel intimidated as the word "Instructor" implies a degree of professionalism, competence and perfection which I simply do not possess. I am retired now and had to do something so I picked on something which I had sort of "played with" from time to time...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I'm new to woodworking and am interested in turning bowls both with a lathe and router. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hi there, I am a 73 year young avid hobby woodworker and looking forward to what I can learn in this forum and where I can help others from my experience. Very keen on turning, routing, and scroll sawing
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