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...