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Location: Council Bluffs, Iowa
Website: http://woodshop51503.tripod.com/index.html

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Karson

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#1 posted 2680 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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dennis mitchell

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#2 posted 2680 days ago

Welcome!

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#3 posted 2680 days ago

Welcome to the club. I had to follow the link to your website, I was anxious to see your website. I look forward to seeing more of your work.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Bill

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#4 posted 2679 days ago

Welcome Aboard Corey. We are looking forward to seeing your pictures and postings.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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Ryan Corrigan

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#5 posted 2679 days ago

Hey Corey, The turnings look pretty good. What lathe do you use? I’m in the market.
Ryan

-- Ryan Corrigan Sadieville, KY http://www.CelticCrossWood.com

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Corey

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#6 posted 2679 days ago

Hi Ryan,thanks for the kind words. I first got into turning about a year and a half ago. My lathe is a Penn State Ind. Mini Lathe:
http://www.pennstateind.com/store/tclpro.html
It’s basically a copy of the Jet Mini… actually I think it is made from the same main casting as it is identical. Anyway, it’s a good first lathe if you don’t want to turn bowls. I have turned a lot of pens, boxes and other smaller vases etc. up to 4 i-5 inches around. I like it a lot. If you have any questions on it, let me know.

Corey

-- http://woodshop51503.tripod.com/index.html

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WayneC

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#7 posted 2679 days ago

I would recommend the variable speed Jet Mini as a first lathe as well if your planning do do small turings. Pens are a lot of fun. Mine gets used all the time. You can hang on to it when your ready to step up and use it for small projects. I have an old Delta, 12” but it is kind of a pain to change speeds.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Corey

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#8 posted 2679 days ago

I think when I upgrade my lathe I think it will be this model. I like the features and it sells for around 400.00

http://www.general.ca/pagemach/machines/25200a.html

Corey

-- http://woodshop51503.tripod.com/index.html

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WayneC

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#9 posted 2679 days ago

Looks like a good choice. About $100 more than the Jet, bigger swing, pivoting head, etc….

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Bill Cowan

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#10 posted 2663 days ago

Corey,

Or should I say Mr. Boxinator? :-) I haven’t gotten around to welcoming you here. Well…hearty welcome! Look forward to chatting here and on our other favorite site.

PS…..I’m putting the last coat of finish on that humidor and should have a pic up tomorrow.

-- ICN, Bill, (http://www.coachbillcowan.com)

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Mark

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#11 posted 2662 days ago

It is good to have you.

-- Mark

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oscorner

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#12 posted 2632 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks! Let’s see some woodworking.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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PanamaJack

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#13 posted 2607 days ago

Welcome back to the best place in town…LumberJocks web site! Comeback and enjoy some woodworking fun.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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gjd

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#14 posted 1952 days ago

Happy Anniversary! This coming week you will have been a Lumber Jock for 2 years. Thanks for your participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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gjd

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#15 posted 1589 days ago

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on be a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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