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  • 1st Bowl on New Powermatic 2014 Lathe    - April 18, 2021    [Popular]

    1st Bowl on New Powermatic 2014 Lathe ThumbnnailThe second thing Carl turned on his new Powermatic 2014 Lathe was a Live Edge Bowl. No problems. Step by step photos. Live edge bowls put a lot of stress on a lathe because they are out of balance from start to finish.

  • 1st Hollow Form on New Powermatic 2014 Lathe    - April 18, 2021    [Popular]

    1st Hollow Form on New Powermatic 2014 Lathe ThumbnnailThe third thing Carl turned on his new Powermatic 2014 Lathe was a Hollow Form Vase. No big problems. Step by step photos. Hollow forms put a lot of stress on the lathe headstock when you are hollowing them out.

  • 1st Plate on New Powermatic 2014 Lathe    - April 18, 2021    [Popular]

    1st Plate on New Powermatic 2014 Lathe ThumbnnailThe first thing Carl turned on his new Powermatic 2014 Lathe was a plate. It was a pleasure. Step by step photos.

  • Carl’s Modern Woodturning Tool Set    - February 12, 2015    [Popular]

    Carl’s Modern Woodturning Tool Set ThumbnnailCarl's suggestions for a MODERN set of woodturning tools for new turners. A set for mostly bowls, hollow forms, and whimsy. With a little spindle turning here and there.

  • Carl’s New Powermatic 2014 Lathe    - April 18, 2021    [Popular]

    Carl’s New Powermatic 2014 Lathe ThumbnnailCarl's Powermatic 2014 Lathe setup and REAL WORLD review. Photos, experience, opinion and measurements, for people interested in purchasing a PM 2014 Lathe.

  • Carl’s New Powermatic 2014 Lathe Stand    - April 18, 2021    [Popular]

    Carl’s New Powermatic 2014 Lathe Stand ThumbnnailHow Carl beefed up a Harbor Freight Workbench to create a GOOD Stand (Bench) with drawers for his new Powermatic 2014 Lathe. Step by step photos.

  • Carl’s New Powermatic 3520C Lathe verses My Old Powermatic 3520B    - March 13, 2018    [Popular]

    Carl’s New Powermatic 3520C Lathe verses My Old Powermatic 3520B ThumbnnailCarl's Powermatic 3520C Lathe setup and review. Photos, experience, opinion and measurements, for people interested in purchasing a PM 3520C lathe.

  • Carl’s Studio July 2015    - August 2, 2015    [Popular]

    Carl’s Studio July 2015 ThumbnnailPhotos of Carl's Woodturning Studio. A picture is worth a thousand words.

  • Carl’s Travel Tool Set    - December 2, 2018    [Popular]

    Carl’s Travel Tool Set ThumbnnailCarl's Travel Woodturning Tool Set. A set that can be EASILY take to demos, club meetings and symposiums. Carl also recommends this set for new turners.

  • So you want to buy a lathe? A real lathe?    - July 31, 2015    [Popular]

    So you want to buy a lathe?    A real lathe? ThumbnnailCarl's unbiased comparison, review and recommendation of Woodturning Lathes for people who are interested in purchasing a real lathe. Powermatic, Oneway, Vicmarc, Robust, Laguna, Jet, and Nova lathes. 110 vs 220 volts. Lathes that Carl does not recommend.


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