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CALL FOR ENTRIES - BRINGING IN THE WOOD 2003
BRINGING IN THE WOOD 2003 Colville Arts Foundation, a non-profit organization in Colville, Washington presents its 2nd Annual "Bringing in the Wood" Exhibit, Conference, and Workshops from November 4,...
17 years ago
 
Tom Watson Post
There is a brilliant post over in rec.woodworking by Tom Watson entitled Dead Man's Tools. It details the life and times of an old wood turner and his lathe. Wonderful stuff. The google address is;...
17 years ago 2
 
Turning spheres
My appologies for posting the subject for a second time but I am still searching for a relatively simple approach to this problem. I need to turn fairly regular high (100+) volumes of 40mm dia spheres...
17 years ago 5
 
Re: George Hatfield-demo
Hi John, Just wanted to let you know that I still have a few dates open as well. If you or Ray wanted to put me up I would be glad to demo for the TAW folks at a discounted rate. Book me early....
17 years ago
 
Pen turner in SW Minneapolis area??
I'm am interested in learning the subtlies of pen turning, before I go out and buy a bunch of things I may or may not need. I live in Belle Plaine, MN and would love to spend a few hours with someone...
17 years ago 3
 
10" or 12" protractor
I am looking for a large protractor to use on larger segmented work. The drafting stores I have talked to have nothing larger then 8" diameter. Does anyone know of a source? Suggest you take a look at...
17 years ago 5
 
Woodturning shops in the Midlands (UK)
Anybody know of any woodturning shops in the midlands? I'm planning a visit this weekend and wouldn't mind picking up a few more tools. Stuart Hi Stuart, if you're in the area why not pay The Derby...
17 years ago 1
 
Ratcheting Box Wrench
What with handles snapping everywhere on different lathes, you might want to look into a set of ratcheting box wrenches. In my case, I acquired one because of the difficulties I encountered trying to...
17 years ago
 
Grizzly G1495 or G5979
Anyone have any experience or comments on the quality of either the Grizzly G1495 or G5979 lathes? Thanks again! I have the G5979 lathe, and here's my opinion of it. Short Version ------------ While...
17 years ago 3
 
Shellac Finish
Hi all, I'm fairly new to woodturning and was recently in the store where i get any of my turning supplies. I decided to purchase some Shellac having never used it before. ( 250g of shellac flakes)...
17 years ago 1
 
Re: Famous woodturner
steve "I have the mind of a chimpanzee. Turning fits the attention span." -- Macy. What is that supposed to mean? he's bragging, once all of hollywood gets the word that he has the intelligence of a...
17 years ago 6
 
Failed inventions
I think gouges with deep flutes milled from round bar and HSS turning tools both arrived about the same time during the woodturning renaissance of the early 1980's. I have some deep fluted Sorby...
17 years ago 11
 
Camera for club demos?
Hi, all, A friend who regularly attends a carving club says they use a small camera called an X-10 which the demonstrator hangs around his/her neck to show the activity. I found the camera on the web...
17 years ago 5
 
Show gloat :-) (a bit lengthy)
Hi, all, About 5 years ago, my spouse suggested I start doing one art/craft show a year to give me reason to make 30-50 new pieces each year, and a place to be rid of them. I checked around, and found...
17 years ago 4
 
Delta 46-715
I am planning on purchasing a lathe and have thought about the Delta 46-715. The question I have is this a good "all-purpose" lathe, ie turning some bowls as well as smaller items such as tops, animal...
17 years ago 2