Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'lathe'

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A couple of tips for turning cast/wood blanks.

11-14-2017 02:50 AM by KelleyCrafts | 1 comment »

If you have never turned a cast wood blank and would like a few tips I wrote a blog post about it. Some of these may seem obvious but to new turners it would be helpful for sure. These tips could be helpful for blanks that aren’t cast wood blanks as well. You can find the blog post HERE. Thanks! Dave

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Pyrography vase #5: Burning completed

09-28-2017 02:50 AM by Julian | 6 comments »

All the wood burning has been completed. Need to finish up some coloring on the bottom half and then spray a finish.

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Pyrography vase #4: Coloring the design

09-27-2017 02:52 AM by Julian | 3 comments »

After burning in the design I sanding those areas with 220 grit paper to clean it up. Then I started coloring with the ink markers. Completed the top half in about an hour.

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Pyrography vase #3: Drawing & burning the pattern

09-25-2017 02:15 AM by Julian | 6 comments »

Spent a good portion of one day drawing and then burning the pattern on this vase.The pattern is continuous around the circumference.

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Pyrography vase #2: Top & bottom halves

09-24-2017 02:08 AM by Julian | 1 comment »

Today I finished turning both halves and then glued them together. After the glue dried I finished turning the final shape and cleaned up the glue joint on the inside. Next step will be to layout the pattern for the wood burning design.

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Pyrography vase #1: Starting the glue up

09-22-2017 02:16 PM by Julian | 4 comments »

I am starting another pyrography turning project. This is a segmented vase that will have a pattern and small pictures burned as part of the design. We will see how it goes.

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Making a Spoon on the Lathe

08-15-2017 07:20 PM by ShaunMeighan | 1 comment »

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Selling Shop equipment moving to retirement home

08-04-2017 03:40 PM by harrywho | 3 comments »

We will be moving into a retirement home soon so I must sell most of my equipment. I am located just outside Roanoke, Indiana which is about 10 miles SW of Fort Wayne, Indiana. I’ve listed most of the bigger tools below. Contact me if interested for prices or make a reasonable offer for all of it. All the equipment is in very good condition.I don’t want to ship anything so it will be pickup only. Delta 12” Disk Sander, DeWalt DWS 780 Miter Saw, Craftsman 6” Jointer, De...

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How to turn a bowl on a FREAKING TABLE SAW!

07-27-2017 09:27 PM by StumpyNubs | 9 comments »

Hand a friend one of these bowls and see if he can figure out how you made it without a lathe! Fun project! View on YouTube Subscribe to Stumpy Nubs Woodworking Journal- our free monthly digital magazine, and WIN FREE TOOLS!

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Building a lathe

07-22-2017 12:44 PM by Jackdaw | 2 comments »

Hello, here’s my lathe build, as it is so far. I think I like building tools as much or more than building things with the tools, except building tools to build tools with! So this is almost all junk material. The plywood for the head and tail stock and the ways is reclaimed from forms at work. The 2x also from discards from work. The headstock bearing is a bicycle bottom bracket. The headstock pulley is a cast iron pulley from the dump. It had a round hole which I filed square tape...

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