SWMBO just got me a Jet mini-lathe for my birthday--I'm primarily
doing small stuff, pens and whatnot, right now, so it's the perfect
size for me. I started fiddling around with it yesterday, not really
knowing what I was doing but making sawdust and having fun just the
Like I said, my primary interest right now is in doing pens, but I
want to branch out more. Probably won't do bowls for a while...the
biggest thing I'd tackle would be a bat, or a table leg, or...oh, I
Does anyone have any words of wisdom, or any good reference books, or
any good web sites, that might help edjukate me? I tried DAGS, but it
didn't turn up much useful stuff. I'm looking for general info on
using a lathe, but also any specifics on the lathe I got--it's the
JWL-1014 Jet (their non-variable speed mini).
Thanks in advance for any help y'all can provide...
Try searching these archives:
THEN ask questions on rec.crafts.woodturning.
Another source of info in my sig line. You might want to join
your local branch, they'll have plenty of people happy to help you
Dave in Fairfax
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