• Wood Lathe: Protect Your Lathe Tool Rest

    If your lathe chisels, especially skews, have sharp corners on them, they’re probably digging into the lathe tool rest every time you use them. That makes for a lot of filing to keep the tool rest smooth. Here’s an easy way to make sure your chisels never get the chance to dig into the lathe…

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  • Straightening a Lathe Tool Rest

    Wood lathes don’t require too much maintenance, but to keep your cuts going smoothly you should give the tool rest some TLC every once in a while. It’s easy to do, and will make your lathe work go much better. Related Video: Wood Lathe: Protect Your Lathe Tool Rest

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  • Lathe Maintenance

    Lathes take a lot of abuse from the moisture from wood turnings, and it’s a good idea to care for your lathe as part of a routine maintenance effort. Woodworking expert George Vondriska shows how he keeps his lathe running at peak performance at all times. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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