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poly v motor belt mentioned in some previous post
a couple of months ago someone reccomended "the best" poly v belt company. (maybe george) i just realized today that the time has come order a new belt for my lathe. the problem is i cant seem tto...
14 years ago 5
 
Wadkin bursgreen
A Wadkin bursgreen woodturning lathe has just been sold on e,bay number 7631871415 can anybody tell me the model of this lathe. Ken Hi Ken, have you checked out you should be able to find an example...
14 years ago 1
 
Canada Day
I'll raise a glass to Canada Day. It is a good time to acknowledge with much appreciation, all you Canadian turners on RCW. Celebrate a great day, good friends. Turn to Safety, Arch Fortiter > >...
14 years ago 4
 
Child profile in a candlestick
I have been searching like crazy and can not find a webpage that described how to turn a child's profile in a candlestick. Any idea's out there? Dave Mike Kehs has been making and experimenting with...
14 years ago 5
 
Holly stains
I was recently given a small pickup truck load of American Holly. It was cut in early Jun06 in Maryland & already hacked into firewood lengths by the time I heard about it. A couple of the logs are 16...
14 years ago 4
 
Roughing gouge
After 3 months of use I decided to sharpen my roughing gouge. I am now renaming it my smoooooothing gouge. Whooee - won't wait so long next time. three months? that poor gouge must have cut like a...
14 years ago 18
 
burning wood
how do get the ebonized effect of burned wood?i have a cherry wood spoon that has a really nice comepletely smooth black i also found it seals well even without a finish. and i would like to duplicate...
14 years ago 6
 
In search of a BETTER pen press
I currently use a pen press from PSI and it's only "Adequate", The push toggle flexes up under pressure and theres a little all around slop in the opposite pressing surface. I like this style of press...
14 years ago 13
 
woodturned desk tidy
wondering if any of you had any ideas for a luxury wooden desk tidy, turned off course - any ideas considered both conventional and way out there !! be inventive ..... well, my first question would...
14 years ago 4
 
opinions of Benjamins Best chisels?
They're listed in rockler's catalogues, and are inexpensive. Anyone have any experience (or a reason why they cost 1/4 to 1/2 as much as other chisels)? thanks -_JKD You should do a quick search of...
14 years ago 8
 
wolverine vari-grind jig question
I've been using my wolverine vari-grind jig to grind acceptable and sharp swept-back profiles (aka side grind aka Irish grind, etc.) on my bowl gouges. Question is how to use the jig to grind back the...
14 years ago 2
 
Laser engraver referral, please
I need a contact with a GOOD laser engraver to handle about a dozen pieces for me immediately. (~2 weeks) I had an excellent guy in Columbus, OH but lost track of his contact information. IIRC, I...
14 years ago
 
wood chuck jaws
Hi, I'm looking for info on making bowl holding jaws for fitting to 100mm Wood Jaw Plates. joe Maybe? BjarteR if I understand right, try Darrel Feltmate's site. I have one of the old Masterchucks....
14 years ago 3
 
glueing drinking cups
ive noticed that most of the spatulas and other wooden utensils in the kitchen used to have some sort of finish on them but by now its worn off. still instead of them being coarse with grain exposed...
14 years ago
 
LH threaded Arbor Adaptor for dual shaft motor and BEAL system
I have a dual shaft electric motor that I intend to use as a polisher/buffer mainly for woodworking. I bought a "Beal Buffing System" which comes with machined aluminum arbor sleeves that have...
14 years ago 3