Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'lathe'

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Some older projects

171 days ago by HuckD | 4 comments »

I thought I’d share some pictures of some of my older projects. All made in the last 15 years. Scroll Saw Projects: Intarsia roses on wall sconces: I cut jigsaw puzzles for a while. This was one of the larger ones – 1,305 pieces, 24 X 36> A postage stamp cut into 16 pieces: I’ve done some lathe turnings: More of my pens may be seen at Kitchen update included new doors and drawer fronts with homemade beadboar...

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Chess pieces and board #2: How to turn a pawn chess piece

172 days ago by Luke | 0 comments »

Here is a time lapse I made of how I turn the pieces. Keep in mind I have only turned the pawns and haven’t gotten to the more complicated pieces. Because I must be crazy I am turning the pawns first, then the rooks/castles, then knights, then bishop, queen, then king…. We’ll see if that’s how it turns out. In order of power in the game. Although the king may be the weakest. This is my second dark pawn. Six more to go then on to the back row. Thanks for lookinghttp://y...

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Shovel Handle Repair.

173 days ago by revieck | 7 comments »

Watch a cheap woodworker repair his grain shovel’s handle rather than buy a new one!

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Workshop #22: ShopQuest 2014- Lathe Set UP!!

173 days ago by clieb91 | 6 comments »

Hey all, I am happy to report that a big part of ShopQuest 2014 has been completed. My new lathe is on a stand and all set up to try out. It was built using left over 2×4s and a new 2×12 board. Seems pretty sturdy so far and considering I am not planning on throwing a massive chunk of anything on it I think it will work well. I am planning to hopefully turn something this evening. Have to take a look to see what I have that is prepped to go. Otherwise it will be a few days. T...

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hall & brown lathe

173 days ago by woody35 | 0 comments »

Looking to part with this lathe

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Chess pieces and board #1: Pawns and working out the kinks

180 days ago by Luke | 4 comments »

I decided to make a 4.75” chess set and board. I knew it would take a while and it has taken me about 30 minutes per pawn to turn them not including 5 coats of wipe on poly with dry time between. So far I’ve turned all of the white pawns, which are curly maple. This is the first one I turned and it’s looking pretty rough, but I’ve gotten much better since I started. It all started with these turning templates that I made. I found the design for the pieces on the web...

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Making a Tool Handle... From Pipe!

181 days ago by woodshopmike | 3 comments »

Want a handle for your turning tools without the big price tag? I’ll show you how and have a bit of fun in the process! I was able to find all of the necessary components at my local Home Depot to make 2 handles. Interested? Here’s what you need to get going! Determination to save some greenbacksA tool for which to make the handle1/2” pipe nipple (I used 18” and 12” long pieces)A 1/2” cap for one end of your pipe… I mean handleTwo 1/4-20 set ...

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wood tick tools #2: In the begining

184 days ago by woodtickgreg | 4 comments »

This is one of the very first carbide insert tools I ever made. I had purchased a square rougher to try out and I was immediately sold on the concept. The thing that I like about the carbide insert tools was I did not have to concentrate on riding the bevel. Also no catches or very minimal catches, just turn, no trips to the grinder to sharpen, and the tool rest takes all the beating when roughing. I liked the tool so much for roughing that I said hey, I can make tools like these and so the ...

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bowl turning successes and failures

185 days ago by emart | 0 comments »

I have began cutting one of my smaller logs and turning it into bowls with mixed results. The first 2 shattered and the next few have some deep cracks from the log checking. I am debating ways to seal the checks so I can make more bowls from this wood since the figuring is very nice.

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wood tick tools #1: a blog series about my tool making starting with my logo

185 days ago by woodtickgreg | 5 comments »

I am going to do a blog about the carbide insert lathe tools that I have made for myself and that I sell to fellow wood turners. I’m kinda new to blogging here and I hope the learning curve isn’t too steep, LOL. I asked in the forums section trade and swap if it was ok to sell tools here and the admin said no but I could blog about them and link them in my signature so I will abide by that answer and do just that. I will try and do this slowly over a few entries as I have lots of ...

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