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Christmas Turning Blanks

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Blog entry by MOJOE posted 837 days ago 707 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today our family went to visit my folks for a late Christmas. My brother-in-law, who runs a mobile saw mill, brought me a couple turning blanks fresh from his farm. The smaller (about 12×12) is elm, and the larger is red oak. He knew I’ve been thinking about buying a lathe, so now I have a good reason to make the purchase…..two fresh blanks, and a nearby supply of cut-offs!

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!



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naked_wookie

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#1 posted 837 days ago

Heh now the addiction begins. Do you have any lathes in mind yet?

-- nate.

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MOJOE

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#2 posted 836 days ago

I’ve been looking at the Rikon 70-100 and the JET 12-20….....

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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