A few months ago I was helping my dad rearrange the chaos in his garage that we had just placed, shoved, and stacked his entire shop into after moving it from KS to Des Moines and rediscovered a heavy wooden box with hand cut dovetail joinery. I r...
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55 posts in 2719 days
Location: DSM, IA
I've been around woodworking my whole life. I inherited my grandpa's homemade lathe in 2005 and became addicted to turning in late 2006. My dad is now a turner as well and he enjoys makeing turning tools as much as turning.
-- If it wasn't for misplacing things, my shop would never get cleaned up.
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|commented on||Pen and Pencil Holder||06-28-2012 02:00 PM|
|commented on||Spalted Hackberry Round Obelisk Sculpture||05-19-2011 04:02 PM|
|added project||Spalted Hackberry Round Obelisk Sculpture||05-18-2011 06:01 PM|
|commented on||Cherry Salad Bowl||07-13-2010 03:29 PM|
|added project||Cherry Salad Bowl||07-12-2010 08:50 PM|
|commented on||Re-opening my shop: some more cutting boards||05-03-2010 03:58 PM|
|commented on||Great Lathe for the money||01-07-2010 09:14 PM|
|commented on||Great Lathe for the money||01-07-2010 12:04 AM|
|commented on||bottle stopers||11-17-2009 05:10 PM|
|commented on||Bottle Stoppers||10-21-2009 09:46 PM|
|added project||Bottle Stoppers||10-21-2009 05:21 PM|
|started topic||Triton Powered Respirator||10-20-2009 08:41 PM|
|added project||Oak Crotch Piece||09-16-2009 05:23 PM|
|commented on||KP's Toolbox #1: How I Got It And A Few Pictures...||09-15-2009 04:07 PM|
|commented on||KP's Toolbox #1: How I Got It And A Few Pictures...||09-14-2009 04:33 PM|
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I had always been disappointed with my light setup at the lathe. Until recently I had a 4ft. fluorescent light with 2 T8 daylight bulbs directly above the lathe and 3 100watt equivalent low voltage bulbs mounted in clip on fixtures from HD. It was...
With the 2nd annual Woodworking Safety Week coming up the week of May 4th, I thought I would write a little about turning safely. Woodworking Safety Week was started by Marc Spagnuolo at The Wood Whisperer. When I first started turning my paren...