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Craftsman 15" Variable speed maintenance
A short while ago someone asked for information on removing the main spring from this lathe. I have just finished and included a section on my website describing some problems and maintenance issues...
14 years ago 1
 
Hunter tool, how can I buy this online?
Any one who knows how to buy the Hunter tool online? Thanks! Hello Gerard, Mike Hunter now has a web site and can be reached by e-mail at . Hope this helps. Fred Holder On 10-08-2006 17:11, in article...
14 years ago 3
 
OnlineToolReviews.com Complete Review Listing - August 2006
Hi all, Here is our full list of free reviews you can read right now! Enjoy! - AWR Dovetail Master - BeadLock Loose Tenon Joinery System - Bessey K-Body Clamps - Betterley Tru Cut Insert System -...
14 years ago
 
comments skew posted wrong NG
I, for one, have problems using the skew. But as I think about it when you're doing a shear cut at about 45 degrees with a fingernail gouge it would seem you're duplicating the attitude of a skew...
14 years ago 8
 
vaccum chuck plans
Does anyone know a website that would have a set of plans to make a vaccum chuck? Have any of you had good or bad experiences using a vaccum chuck? ............Thanks, TLC Hi Icrum I'll give you a...
14 years ago 6
 
spiral bowl directions
I saw Scott Phillips on The American Woodshop a while back make a big bowl out of a 1 or 2" thick block of wood using a string and making a spiral marking on the wood then cutting it with a bandsaw...
14 years ago 1
 
Steady Rest for a 10" lathe
I still have my first lathe given to me by my parents decades ago. Recently, I had need of a steady rest, and picked one up at the local Woodcrafter's store only to find out that a steady rest built...
14 years ago 21
 
Atlas 101.27430 Craftsman Lathe info
Was give an Atlas Model 101 27430 lathe that I'm attempting to restore - using a lot of WD40. It all seems to be there except the feed mechanism has been disabled by the removal of a gear (that I...
14 years ago 3
 
Woodwork: Stuart Mortimer
For those who are interested in seeing some more of Stuart Mortimer's work, above and beyond what appeared in the October 2006 issue of Woodwork magazine, I've posted some photos to Stuart Mortimer...
14 years ago 3
 
Musing about my workshop
Hello, i am new to this group, but i would like to start with a little musing . . . . I have been turning for about 2 years now, and i love it, and have made a few good things. But i often find myself...
14 years ago 7
 
Woodturning shavings. Uses?
I turned some bowls this weekend and ended up with a large trash can full of shavings. Can they be used as mulch for gardening? Are there any other recommendations for the use of the shavings. I have...
14 years ago 18
 
Sandblaster
I'm considering buying the sand blaster shown at the link, however, I'd like a little input as to whether I have enought air compressor before I shell out the $$. I would use the blaster to finish...
14 years ago 14
 
Turned "Boxes" Gifts
(picture in ) Have a reunion coming up and thought the two classmates who have done all the work to make it happen should each get a gift. SO - with some 50 year old pine porch supports a neighbor...
14 years ago 1
 
Moding / upgrading my JET Mini
Hi all, Tell me if my idea is crazy, or is it feasable... I own a JET mini, I'm pretty satisfied with it, there are some minor issues, which are mostly caused by me (table not stable, to rough on some...
14 years ago 15
 
Musing about the expected weight of a turned vessel
Lots of road kill timber of various species on my street lately due to pre-hurricane clean ups, so I turned several weed pots. On some I drilled a 5/8" hole, on some I drilled a hole large enough to...
14 years ago 4