1. DWSmith

    FREE Offer for Turners

    I have 4 - 2 5/8" square x 36" long hard maple pieces that were going to be used for table legs that I no longer have any use for. I don't want to throw them away so if anyone here wants them, let me know and we can make arrangements to have them picked up. Call me at the shop 336 431-0436 or...
  2. B

    Wilmington Turners

    I have been looking for a lathe to get started turning, and recently found what I was looking for. It was kind of a good news bad news situation. The bad news was that it belonged to an elderly gentleman who recently lost his sight. And he loved turning. We spent a couple of hours in his shop...
  3. Leviblue

    Raleigh, NC Pen Turners Meeting (IAP) in November

    The next meeting for the Raleigh, NC chapter of IAP, which is open to anyone willing to make the meeting, is scheduled for November 10, 2011 at 6:30pm. The WoodCraft store at 4317 Pleasant Valley Road in Raleigh will the location to meet. The group has had several successful meetings with...
  4. Leviblue

    Local Chapter of IAP (International Association of Pen Turners) Starting Up Locally

    Local IAP chapter forming in NC. Would you be interested? What is an IAP Chapter? An IAP Chapter is a formalized, local structure whose purpose is to extend the guiding principles of the IAP to face-to-face meetings. For those of you who have not met other pen makers, it is a marvelous way...
  5. Joe Scharle

    New hats for Turners

    I don't do much turning myself; actually only spindles and only if I can't buy what I need! But this came in with my daily American Woodworker email: Now, that's turning :eusa_clap
  6. P

    ok ive got a challange for you project turners

    it can be any thing you want to turn ( pens ,bowls ,tops , cups , spoons ,ect.) you must use the most wildest design you can thank of. it can be made of any kind of wood you can think . all persons perticapating must show the types of woods they are going to use . you must show pics of...
  7. ScottM

    Turners - here is a potential gold mine

    NOT mine and no connection: http://raleigh.craigslist.org/zip/2055871923.html
  8. Tom from Clayton

    Lefty Turners

    Retirement is comng up in a few months and I'm looking at dusting off my old (really old!) Homecraft lath. I've done some spindle work over the years but never bowls. I'm considering picking up a chuck and teaching myself but am wondering about you lefty bowl turners our there. Do you hold you...
  9. NCTurner

    Turners Delight Free Downed Maple Cary/Apex

    Free Maple Firewood (Cary / Apex) Date: 2010-10-03, 10:13AM EDT Reply to: sale-zntj6-1986361893@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?] Large Maple tree uprooted by saturated ground/rain last week. Easy Access, Curbside. Bring your chainsaw. 611 Abbey Hall Way Location: Cary /...
  10. Gotcha6

    Attention, Turners & Carvers

    My company is starting a project in CLT that involves removing some Poplar, Walnut & other trees. The property is an Historic Site and the Curator wants to have some bowls, spoons & possibly other utensils made from the wood. I explained that bowl turnings usually had to cure for up to 1 year...
  11. ScottM

    Turners this is free

    Not mine and no connection. I wish I was in a position to swing by BUT...... http://raleigh.craigslist.org/zip/1785403048.html
  12. NCTurner

    Turning Challenge now with Pics.

    Ok, so it appears to be decided.:eusa_danc The first woodturning challenge will be to turn 1 bf. Guidelines: Turn 1 BF. Please take a before and after picture of your work. As previously stated this is a very open challenge that may include several woods, several pieces, segmented work...
  13. NCTurner

    Vote for first turners challenge?

    OK so here is a thread to get the turners challenge going. Once a challenge is decided on I will discuss with the suggester a set of "guidelines" for the challenge, or the suggester may outline the rules in the challenge. We will let the suggestion thread fun from now until the Sun the 31st...
  14. PChristy

    Pen Turners I have a question

    Awhile back I turned a Cherry burl piece to make a pen for my wife - she loves it but the problem with it is when she is writing with it the pen will turn and make the ink filler go back up into the pen - anyone know how to fix this
  15. curley

    free to wood turners

    I have a very large knot or burl they call it I guess that is free to turners.Im not sue what kind of wood it is but I poured minerial spirit on it and looks great. Its about 22" by 14" on the one slab I cut off,this thing is about 18" thick,very big. I will be glad to cut this up and give...
  16. Klingspor 2009

    Klingspor 2009

  17. PChristy

    Question for the pen turners on wood choice

    I am looking at making a few pens for the ladies in the extended family for Christmas These It is the Gatsby pen from PSI - I can get three kits for 20.95 plus the accessories will be free and I was wondering what woods would you use for a more feminine looking pen - Only thing I have on...
  18. J

    ? any turning clubs or support for new turners Wilmington?

    I have taught a young man how to turn pens and bottle stoppers and in turn learned myself. He lives in Wilmington and his parents will buy him the little Harbor Freight lathe for Xmas to turn pens etc. I would like to know if there are any clubs or such in Wilmington. Here at Smith Mountain...
  19. PChristy

    Here is another good article for the advanced turners

    You guys might have already seen this - it is in our library http://www.woodturningonline.com/Turning/Projects/boxes.html - I would love to try this but it will be on down the road:swoon:
  20. Mark Stewart

    Wood Turners Meeting?

    Yester day I was in Jhonson City TN at the Wood craft store. Talking to one of the guys, was invited to the woodturners meeting in Ashville NCthird sat o the month starts at 10:00 am goes till 4 of so. They have some big name demonstraiters. Thought Id share the info. Seems like it might be...

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