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12-13-2018 10:23 AM

Chuck recall - 8 replies

Never heard of a chuck recall but……………. look at what I found. .

11-11-2018 11:19 AM

He don't need a lathe! - 1 reply

He don’t need a wood lathe!

09-09-2018 07:24 PM

Checking electrical system on EVS lathe? - 0 replies

This is an article on checking EVS on mini metal lathes, might give you a path to check your mini/midi EVS lathes because they use the same components. Might be worth a look if decide to trouble shoot your lathe’s electrical system. My Jet EVS system came with...

06-15-2018 07:59 PM

Turning Tool Bevel Angles - 0 replies

Posted info on a blog here hope you like it!

05-11-2018 07:23 PM

Turning Green Wood - 3 replies

If looking for way to turn green wood and assisting drying videos. Turning Green 1 Turning Green 2 Reason like these videos because the emphaiss on MC at the start and goal of what MC has to be for the area when finished turning. ...

04-16-2018 10:08 AM

Woodturning Design - 12 replies

While not a big fan of golden mean/rectangle or tri-angle for woodturning appreciate how Laura & Barry Uden tackle the subject of woodturning design. If just starting out or been around woodturning long time worth a look. Woodturning Design by Laura & Barry Uden nice to know information with pictures. If PDF file link doesn’t w...

09-04-2017 07:28 PM

Woodturning Magazine - 7 replies

Recentantly picked up a copy of Woodturning magazine at Barnes & Noble to keep me busy during my recuperation from surgery. Have know few turners here in the U.S. that subscribe to this UK magazine, surprized to find it on a magazine rack so bought an Agust issue. Woodturning:

07-18-2017 03:08 PM

Not sure how will work out - 12 replies

Pick up this item today and not sure what will become of it! Know it has been sitting on side of road infront of land being cleared for construction for about a month. Hasn’t been sealed and whish they had left both ends about 12 inches long. So once figure out what to do will post pictures if worth showing.

06-25-2017 06:58 PM

Dryg Wood w/Silca Gel - 1 reply

Year or so ago responded to this post having never heard of using silca gel to dry wood. Guess should have taken my head out of the sand and did little research. Have to scroll down to Steve Antonucci’s post 7/23/17 with video worth a look. If not a member of face book not sure how will see the video....

10-24-2016 07:07 PM

End Checkig,Sealing & Mold - 3 replies

As wood turners we stress end sealing blanks cut from logs and I always advocate cut away anything not going to turn. Well end sealing is not a set it and forget it proposition as see end checking on one end of the blank where my paraffin wax came off in my photos. I live in an area where mold growth is prevalent and merely end s...

07-03-2016 07:03 PM

My Thoughts on Sanding - 4 replies

Goal for every woodturner to aim for is off the tool finish! Most professional & non-professional woodworkers hate sanding! Only reasons to sand is remove imperfections and prepare surface for finish. In reality many of us woodturner sand to excess! We spend more time sanding than necessary! Once imperfections like tool marks, ridges, e...

05-09-2016 08:52 PM

Big Ugly Tools - 7 replies

Never been a big fan of the big ugly tool but learned a thing or two over at Wood Central watching this video. Reed Gray aka Robo Hippy & Fred Uggla put on an outstanding presentation. Reason for posting folks might enjoy this tool more than making or buying carbide tools. Since never use the tool videos will show how and what tool can do!...

10-04-2015 12:22 PM

GLOFORGE - 2 replies

Learned about this over at IAP, and watched learn more VIDEO & you tube videos as well as reading info at the site. Penturners looking at engraving possibilities for their pens. Would anyone here have any interest or use this machine?

09-05-2015 07:22 PM

Nice Video - 3 replies

New video from Lyle

06-23-2015 08:39 PM

Bowl Gouges - 3 replies

When looking at bowl gouges in a catalog or online will see deep/super fluted, U & V shapes. Something new is the word parabolic but looking around the internet both U & V shapes qualify. Other than one catalog and folks talking about the merits of parabolic shape bowl gouges have no clue. Freely admit not the sharpest tool in the sh...

03-19-2015 11:09 AM

Not afraid to fail! - 4 replies

As a wood turner never fear things going south there is always another day and piece of wood. The shape or form of these two hollow forms not really what I wanted. “Mistakes I made,” on both pieces not rough turned to uniform thickness, cutting through the side on one! Might add improper drying reason for those cracks & checks...

03-13-2015 11:23 AM

Capt. Eddie Is Back - 4 replies

09-02-2014 10:03 AM

Carbide Tool History - 1 reply

Did not want to post this in Carbide-cutter-scraper thread think we beat that to death. Even machinist get confused by all the carbide inserts on the market today. So buying from vendors that cater to what they need ad make rules! Back in the sixties Gerry Glaser and Peter Chile were setting the turning world on fire with HSS tools and diff...

08-23-2014 06:56 PM

Good Polychromatic Example - 3 replies

The other day talked about polychromatic wood turnings, here is a fine example. Not first time seen something like this, not sure could do it!

06-22-2014 09:24 PM

Door Stops - 2 replies

If you are looking for a fast simple project door stops might be the ticket. You turn two at a time, saw in half sand and finish and you are done.

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