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Sanding with lathe turning

Ah an interesting question. The first part, 'Should speed be increased as a finer grit is used' Generally once I've finished turning a piece I do increase the speed a bit for the sanding and I ...
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Sanding with lathe turning

There's no definitive answer to either of these. It's not just that you'll get differing opinions from various turners on a question like this but that the other variables such as species and abrasive ...
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How does a traditional bow-lathe work?

In the video, it looks like one center is fixed (headstock) and the other center is adjustable (tailstock). I would guess there's some friction in the tailstock (it probably has a tenon that fits ...
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