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Project by JWF posted 02-02-2015 06:52 AM 764 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I got a Penn State lathe about a month ago and I’ve been playing a little. Started off with the Slimline kits and unknown pre-drilled blanks that came with it, then a Concava pen in maple, then branched out today and made a baby rattle for a co-worker (maple, no finish so it’s safe to gnaw on). I tried cutting captive rings with a skew but that wasn’t happening so I sacrificed one of the many allen wrenches that have accumulated in the shop over the years and made a captive ring tool.

Thanks for looking.





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#1 posted 02-04-2015 05:40 AM

cool turnings, nice work on these. I find the wood lathe is one of the harder tools in my shop to master… well done!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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