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laser engraver for sale
I am selling my ten year old ULS 25E laser engraver for $2200. It is excellent but needs a new laser tube that costs $2700. I just rebuilt the only other expensive component which is the power supply...
14 years ago 1
 
A dose of Doggerel
From Washington where lives Bill Gates Arrives the news the world awaits. The end of alcohol abuse Because to drink would be no use. For potables lose potency When placed in kegs at your brewery. The...
14 years ago 15
 
OT: Baja picture page
By unpopular demand, I've thrown a quick and dirty page up: Mac Enjoy! mac davis wrote in news: You may expect to see Clint Eastwood riding up one day, wearing a serape and smoking the little...
14 years ago 15
 
cut oof tool gloat
Not the biggest turning I have done and less than quart of glue used but I still need to use my 22" chainsaw as a part off tool. They will be posted on my site on the commercial section by Monday....
14 years ago 2
 
Dial Indicator
How do you read a metric dial indicator? Not sure what you are asking.......Brian Of course there are all sizes, types, and precision. Most are graduated in hundredths of a millimeter (.01mm) and have...
14 years ago 4
 
Artists usually make horible salesmen........
The quote usually is "Artists make bad salesmen". I'm comming to find out this is true for most cases. I recently got done being a vendor in a small-town outdoor fair. I barely made enough to cover...
14 years ago 8
 
OT: progress on Baja house
Just an update for those who 're interested... Spent 5 days there and we were busy every day... met with electrician met with cabinet maker met contractor several times picked out tile for floors,...
14 years ago 5
 
Re Musing about movers and shakers: quieting them with harmony
I use to loosely mount between centres and by trial and error find a reasonable balance by adjusting the tailstock centre's position until the piece would stay at rest in any position. Fiddley and...
14 years ago
 
Need help with Delta Midi lathe motor
I have an early Delta Midi (46-250) and just had the motor capacitor burn itself up (it stinks). Unfortunately, it caused enough internal damage to render the capacitor rating unreadable. Delta...
14 years ago 17
 
A handy little gadget
I purchased a Laser Tachometer from Princess Auto and it's great! I have a VSD and 4 step pulley on my Rockwell and the speed adjustment knob is only graduated in divisions of 10 so there is no real...
14 years ago
 
Eastern Pine
Morning all, from the worlds champion lurker. I am trying to turn a number of 36 inch spindles. The problem I am having is that I get places where the grain picks out and leaves a very coarse...
14 years ago 4
 
Vacu Gouge
About four years ago, I bought a Vacu Gouge from a clearance sale. I think it is a 1-1/4" roughing gouge. The tube is steel and is about 24" long, with a 3" section of high speed steel at the end...
14 years ago 2
 
Looking for a lathe
You guys have the experience here and I am asking if anyone has some constructive comments about a lathe. I am looking for a lathe $500 to $1000. I want a good system but have no experience in...
14 years ago 12
 
Thai-style turnery
Here's an odd one to think about - and I'd appreciate any advice out there. A friend of ours - a very nice Thai lady - is about to open a small Thai restaurant locally. SWMBO would like me to do her a...
14 years ago 4
 
Alcohol Soaking Wet Wood
As a result of all of the discussion from my last posting on this subject, I took another section of the Walnut Tree Root and cut it in half. I turned two bowls out of the two halves. Each had a wall...
14 years ago 28