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Re: Turning on Bradford Pear
It is very nice to turn. Just turned some. The wood is pretty, but no grain figuring to speak of. You need to go ahead and chainsaw them but not down the middle. Cut at least an inch on each side of...
17 years ago 3
 
Turning fig wood?
The neighbor trimmed his huge fig tree today. I had a look at the wood and it didn't look too special - mostly an off white with not much figure. Has anyone turned wood from a fig tree and what was...
17 years ago 2
 
Low cost vaccuum chuck
Has anyone used the Vicmarc Vacuum Chuck as seen on the site? It apparently works with your shop vacuum cleaner as the vacc source. Bob Hello Bob, I've had the Vicmarc Vacuum Plate for a couple of...
17 years ago 6
 
"Progress" report retarding mold
My neighbor gave me a magnolia tree he had to cut down. I dutifully cut bowl blanks, cutting out the pith section, and treated the end grain with wax emulsion. My first two bowls were beautiful white...
17 years ago 5
 
Woodturning for Kids
I am interested in setting up an after-school woodturning program at my son's school. Does anyone have any experience teaching kids directly. I know Jack Grube is sometimes out there. Any assistance...
17 years ago 7
 
Hollowing
Ay-up, I'm reasonably new to turning and I've got to the point where i Wouldn't mind trying my hand at a bit of hollowing. Just small pots etc to start with. What are peoples opinions on the various...
17 years ago 5
 
Symposiums,Conferences
I have always been grateful for the things I have learned at conferences and symposiums. As time has passed, however, I find that I seem to have less interest in attending the various workshops and...
17 years ago 60
 
Re: Short Film
Hello, I am looking for the short film of a guy trying out his new air nailer which goes bezerk. I can't seem to find it anymore as someone has deleted my messages from my computer. Could someone find...
17 years ago 2
 
Re: Arghhh! - Two weeks with no turning...
Steven, If you are temporarily unable to turn.......at least you will perhaps have the time to catch up on reading about turning. I hope you have a complete and speedy recovery. Barry...
17 years ago 7
 
Re: Union Jubilee lathe
Hello Andrew, Here is the only link that I know of. 'm not sure where you are located, but they are in the U.K. They may beable to help you out. Dave David Peebles Lyons, Ohio Revolutions Woodturning...
17 years ago 4
 
good deal on chain sharpener
Thought some of you might like to know about this. Harbor Fright has a great deal on their little bench mounted chainsaw sharpener for $64.99. This one is orange and the brand is Chicago Electric, but...
17 years ago
 
Re: On second thought ,I am leaving.
On 23 Jul 2003 12:26:28 -0700, (Al Kyder) wrote: C YA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! gotta admit i will miss the daily chuckle. go ahead kill file me doug. i just couldnt resist such a touching departure!!!! lol...
17 years ago
 
I heard what you guys on WOW are saying about me?
I give and give and give to the woodturning community and this is the thanks I get? Did you really think it wouldn't get back to me? I expected as much from Herm and Eugene. They are Canadians after...
17 years ago
 
Blocking Certain People from appearing on a Newgroup (your computer only)
If you have Outlook Express, click on "Message" at the top of the page. Then click "Block Sender" on the drop down menu. Repeat whenever necessary. If people change email accounts they will not be...
17 years ago 4
 
Thread Chasing
Anyone any experience or recommendations ? I realize in your inquiry you are asking about hand chased threads however, I think it is worth mentioning Willard Baxter's new threading jig "Baxter's...
17 years ago 9