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#1 posted 03-24-2007 10:41 PM

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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 03-25-2007 01:58 AM

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,

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#4 posted 03-25-2007 07:49 PM

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

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#5 posted 03-26-2007 02:55 AM

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

-- Ryan Corrigan Sadieville, KY

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#6 posted 03-26-2007 03:09 AM

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:
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.



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#7 posted 03-26-2007 05:45 AM

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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#8 posted 03-26-2007 06:17 AM

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



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#9 posted 03-26-2007 07:03 AM

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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#10 posted 04-11-2007 03:45 AM


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, (

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#11 posted 04-11-2007 03:32 PM

It is good to have you.

-- Mark

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#12 posted 05-12-2007 11:50 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks! Let’s see some woodworking.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#13 posted 06-06-2007 06:01 AM

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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#14 posted 03-22-2009 02:50 AM

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

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#15 posted 03-20-2010 03:06 AM

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!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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