I was just about to bite the bullet and purchase a lathe tool sharpening jig (about $100), when I decided at the last minute to check Craigslist. But what are the chances of finding a lathe tool sharpening jig on CL in Salem, Oregon? Well, s...
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Location: Salem, OR
Avid pen turner and woodworker. Father of two little wood manglers who like to help me in the shop. Husband to a very tolerant, generous wife who has resigned herself to a life of poverty due to her husband spending their life savings on yet another tool. Slave to a thankless job that pays the bills and allows me to buy more wood...and tools...and hardware...and clamps....and.....
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I know I’m not the first one to come up with something like this, but I figured I’d share it anyway. When you buy micromesh sanding pads, they are color coded, but come in a pack of 9 (yes, nine) different grits. I used to write ...
Wife and kids gone ALL DAY. I look forward to a beautiful day tinkering in the shop. But what to do, you ask? TURN PENS!! But before I do that, I want to build a quick little Band Saw sled (mostly to cut pen blanks quickly and accurately). Sho...