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I will not be demonstrating this year at The Woodworking Shows...
Hello Friends, As many of you know, for the last several years I have demonstrated woodturning techniques across the United States at The Woodworking Shows. Through the years, I have had the privilege...
14 years ago 3
 
First attempts at faceplate turning
Some pics of my first albiet somewhat crude attempts at faceplate turning. Starting to get better at it, and have a pile of redwood burl blanks and color-streaked hickory blanks, as well as apple,...
14 years ago 3
 
Work in Progress 3
The latest page is up on the work in progress. I need more time to turn. ______ God bless and safe turning Darrell Feltmate Truro, NS, Canada
14 years ago
 
Wood is turned green?
I do not turn bowls (yet) but I recently got a hobby sawmill. Some log sections are too short or knotty to saw into regular lumber. I hate to see any beautiful wood go to waste so I am trying to...
14 years ago 8
 
Semi-OT - Nothing turned but a master woodworkers site
Found a link to this Master's site in Taunton's Knots forum. If you think you've seen most of the possible ways to hold two pieces of wood together - well think again. If you think that if you've seen...
14 years ago 2
 
3 phase speed control
My lathe is underpowered and I'd like to upgrade to a larger variable speed motor. I have an old 3 phase powered grinder that I rehabed including a VFD inverter. Two questions: -if I use a 3 phase...
14 years ago 9
 
Green Willow Fence
Hi, Ive just started the construction of a willow fence to keep in a donkey. Im using (fairly) vertical poles of alder and willow about a metre high, and have woven a small section with fresh green...
14 years ago 2
 
is latex paint sufficient to seal green wood?
Would two coats of latex house paint be sufficient to seal green wood or do I have to use the wax emulsion stuff? I can get latex paint for a few dollars per gallon, the wax emulsion stuff often sells...
14 years ago 13
 
Web Site Work in Progress
The second page is up. Man, is this wood dry. I am getting really small shavings and the tools are sharp! ______ God bless and safe turning Darrell Feltmate Truro, NS, Canada
14 years ago
 
Bob Kennedy's new burl address in central oregon?
Does anyone have the new address for Bob Kennedy's burl stock/store in central oregon now that his son has taken over and moved all the stock from Brownsville.? Perhaps a phone number? It's a 16=18 hr...
14 years ago 2
 
Modified caliper for bowl bottoms
I have usually estimated bowl bottom thickness using a rod touching the bottom and sighting across the rims, then holding the mark move it to the outside and sight. I found I often missed the true...
14 years ago 13
 
Oland Tool: for Robo Hippy
RH This might help explain what happens with the Oland tool. My apologies for the page, I need to rewrite a lot of the early ones. ______ God bless and safe turning Darrell Feltmate Truro, NS, Canada...
14 years ago 18
 
wep page
Hi all I have started a new page at the web site, work in progress. Too often I start a piece and have no time to finish it so it remains on the lathe unitl I do. This one is a hoot; far more air than...
14 years ago 3
 
What Is It About Pith?
I've read several posts that warn against working with stuff that has The Pith in it. Seems like cracks and splits will start there. And it'll be a hole in the bottom of your piece - making it...
14 years ago 21
 
OnlineToolReviews.com Complete Tool Review Listing - September 2006
Enjoy! - AWR Dovetail Master - BeadLock Loose Tenon Joinery System - Bessey K-Body Clamps - Betterley Tru Cut Insert System - Black & Decker RD1440 Drill/Driver Kit - Book: Band Saw Handbook - Book:...
14 years ago