|Turning on a lathe is not as easy as it sounds... if it sounds easy that is.|
Over all my first spindle is fine. I will be making a bunch for the loft and stairs.
The goal is that they will all be different.
I am working with pine because that is what the house is made of. The choice is proving to be very difficult. Pine is very soft and because I have a harder time being able to tell if I am riding the bevel. Often my chisel will just rip a chunk of fiber out.