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Chuck & Lathe for Sale
Hi,I'm selling my Axminster Super Precision Chuck with 1&1/2 x 6tpi backplate,it comes with the O'Donnell Jawset,(all 3 sizes)and a set of 4'' Woodaw Plates Also selling my Polewood 28/40 Supalathe,it...
14 years ago 4
 
Tru-Grind sharpening system
I finally broke down and bought a sharpening jig... After a lot of urging from the group to do my own sharpening, (my wife is the family sharpener), I went through free hand on a grinder and 1" belt,...
14 years ago 8
 
Oliver Lathe on Phila CL
14 years ago
 
LDD/air drying comparison of Madrone bowls
I just got done with a drying test similar to Fred Holders, except that I used a mix of 45% LDD, 45% water, and about 10% alcohol (I had some left over from my DNA soaking experiments and rather than...
14 years ago 3
 
Sanding the edge of 3/4 MDF
Hoping this is a good place to ask - I have to make an oval sign ou of 3/4 MDF. I am using a jig saw to cut the basic shape. M question is what is the best tool to sand to the finish shape? If use a...
14 years ago 7
 
Source for thick figured wood
I've got a small problem, I'm working on a project that will require a rather thick piece of wood, finished size will be almost 5 inches in diameter (at the bottom) made up of two different woods, one...
14 years ago 3
 
PDF reader for webtv ?
Sorry for this very OT question, but I'm not sure where best to go for answers and you computer literate woodturners are my friends. My classic webtv seems limited to html format so I miss out on PDF...
14 years ago 3
 
Dunlap sharpening system. Really!
Struggling with the tool sharpening learning curve and beginner's luck with turning, Dad always thought we should have one of these Dunlap motorized wet "sandstone" wheels. Well, I'm nearing 74 now,...
14 years ago 1
 
Update on DVD compatibility issues
Greetings all In a recent thread, the question arose as to the compatibility issues of my current and my new DVDs. I have been laboring under the impression that they had been coded for Region 1,...
14 years ago 2
 
When it rains it pours
Business has been slow but steady letting me get a lot of honey do's done. Yesterday I delivered the 6' and 8' baseball bats made from 10/4 ash. This morning I got a call that they want 5 more of the...
14 years ago 4
 
Home-made chatter tool?
OK, I'm pretty new to woodturning and have been making small tops and other goodies for my grandchildren as practice. I want to decorate them with a chatter pattern and tried to make a homebuilt...
14 years ago 5
 
Iturra email?
'ello. I've got a rather in-depth question for Louis Iturra about band saw tires and would rather email him than phone and try to frame it verbally. The only address I have is the KALLL at aol which...
14 years ago 2
 
Where do we draw the line? Musing about level, plumb and square.
I bet I'm not the only one of us who has to make a deliberate effort to make curved lines on a turning. If I don't watch it, my vessels will end up with straight sides and sharp corners. People seem...
14 years ago 9
 
FREE: Wormy Butternut Beam 9' x 6" x 4" in Madison, WI
It's warped & rotten in a few places but might be interesting to cut up & turn. Email me at if you want it And you are where? Deb Ever think about reading the ENTIRE subject line, Doc? B. Looks like...
14 years ago 9
 
Rounding Question
Hi Guys: Been a lonnng time since I've been over here. Not trying to avoid you all, just haven't been doing that much turning. But recently fired up my trusty HF lathe to turn some wooden carving...
14 years ago 40