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Old Time Woodworking #3: Shop Dogs & Pole Lathes

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Blog entry by A Slice of Wood Workshop posted 734 days ago 3795 reads 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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jjw5858

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#1 posted 734 days ago

You will have fun with this setup. Have a great time with it! Thanks for the post my friend.

I have enjoyed mine, all out of pine. If you have not seen it take a look! http://lumberjocks.com/projects/49622

All the best,

Joe

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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jjw5858

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#2 posted 734 days ago

Sorry The Head Charles, I just saw that you favorited my lathe…..never even saw that…..lol. If I can be of any help please send a message! Thanks so much for the favorite, and looking forward to you enjoying some turning! Keep at it!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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whitewulf

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#3 posted 733 days ago

Nice start, I have old sears wood lathe, but I need(want) Larger & longer one.

no room in the shop, am thinking of building one outside. Still in planning stage.

-- "ButI'mMuchBetterNow"

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Oldtool

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#4 posted 733 days ago

Very nice so far. Looks like you might end up with a real strong left leg using this. Hope that doesn’t make you walk in circles.
Looking forward to seeing more of this build.
Thanks for showing.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#5 posted 733 days ago

@jjw- Yeah I saw your a while ago. I like your tool rest and how it is setup….I might be copying it :)
@White- I think the design/size will fit me well. It is very light so if I need to move it I have no problems lifting it out of the way. Usually during shop time it ends up outside.

@Oldtool-I’ll have to work both legs to keep them looking even haha.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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Dave

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#6 posted 732 days ago

Charles you are on your way. I cant wait to see you with some tools and that sucker spinning. Nice job.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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nobuckle

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#7 posted 732 days ago

When it comes to lathe tools you have more options than you think. Take a look at what this guy uses as lathe tools.

http://www.youtube.com/user/GrossProductions1

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#8 posted 731 days ago

That is an interesting link @nobuckle. My favorite tool was the axe haha.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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