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Rings #3: next phase of rings

390 days ago by Thomas Hanson | 3 comments »

I’ve probably given away about 20 rings by now to friends and nurses I met during my difficulties. I wanted to get a bit more sophisticated now that I’m used to my lathe. Here are a few more. This one is Osage, red cedar (juniperis) and walnut veneer. This one is pecan heartwood and osage orange. This one is walnut and pecan sapwood. This is just plain Elm but I like the photo. Here are a couple of my attempts to add veneer to the rings. They tend to want to ...

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Tool Restorations #5: Picador Pup Fig 777 for Model Makers?????

681 days ago by BigFoot Products Canada | 4 comments »

I was wondering if anyone could give me some more information on thisPicador Pup Fig 777 combination machine 1940’s or 50’s era..I just bought today.It’s Made in ENGLAND and is a miniature machine .. kind of looks like a knock off of the ShopSmithonly on a miniature scale..Anyhow.. these are the pics of what I bought.. This machine is still in it’s original boxand has never been assembled. It’s 100% complete.. nothing missing at all.. I bought it because I thought it was cool.....

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random #4: homemade walnut pegs

1997 days ago by Gary Fixler | 14 comments »

(don’t miss the video at the bottom!) I’m currently building a rack for lumber shorts and cutoffs under 3’ in length. I wanted to do a bit more than slap together Home Depot plywood and solids this time, though. One small ‘extra’ will be exposed pegs through the sidewalls to help support the thin ply shelves (they’re also getting #0 biscuits – I like overkill). These pegs will be flush-sawn, sanded, and finished with the rest of the rack, and most ...

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