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Project by eddie posted 07-16-2016 04:02 PM 1502 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not sure where to post this so im saying its a stab at a cabinet for a HF lathe , went to a fellow LJ s William http://lumberjocks.com/greasemonkeyredneck home and a good turner and works with one of these and recommended it as a beginner and also to buy a shield first and i did , i saw his lathe cabinet and got the idea, and thanks https://www.google.com/url?q=http://lumberjocks.com/luv2learn/blog/38457&sa=U&ved=0ahUKEwje9YjCpvjNAhUGKh4KHcNdBawQFggLMAM&client=internal-uds-cse&usg=AFQjCNEX21Csyij4tKRDXzS4HGb7AKfeKA for a good blog on it ran out of month and had to make some pulls and the hinges are some french style one that Matthias Wandel made https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1H7lj1zN_A ,as my shop is small and has to have most tool mobil i found these wheels that lift and lower to floor , they wook well well worth the 50 bucks as it has 6 4×6x 16 solid blocks of concret to weight it to the floor they came from http://woodworker.com/ i got mine from amazone with free shipping , they work really well , it calls for a 3/4 inch space but put them as close to the floor as you can , , thanks for looking and now i just got to learn to turn with out knocking my head off and sharpen the chisels ,

-- Jesus Is Alright with me





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#1 posted 07-16-2016 04:46 PM

Guess I’ll have to come check this out now.

-- Semper Fi

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#2 posted 07-16-2016 06:17 PM

Cajunmarine ,got to get to your place and check out the new saw , still havent turned yet , but its getting close

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#3 posted 07-16-2016 07:32 PM

Hey Eddie – very cool project…....looking forward to seeing some turnings as well….......

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#4 posted 07-16-2016 07:52 PM

thanks Jeff, it may be a while going thur a turning curve

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#5 posted 07-16-2016 10:32 PM

Nice cabinet, looks great with the homemade hinges & pulls.
I think you are too concerned about learning how to use the lathe, you’ll do fine, then you’ll be hooked.
Happy turning.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#6 posted 07-16-2016 10:53 PM

thank s Oldtool , thats what im scared of LOL, its a slippery slope

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#7 posted 07-17-2016 01:02 AM

Great construction. Now we need to see something turned.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 07-17-2016 01:04 AM

Eddie be careful
Glad to hear you got the face shield now maybe look for some ice cleats I hear that slope is steep and it’s easy to loose your wallet .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#9 posted 07-17-2016 01:33 AM

thanks Monte , i cant wait

Klaus im beging to think that the lathe may have been the cheapest part of this journey , but im staying on the beginners slop for a while ,

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#10 posted 07-17-2016 01:38 AM

Looks great and I love the hinges. Happy turnings.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#11 posted 07-17-2016 08:47 AM

Looks great, Eddie! You and William have Jim wanting one of these. Bunch of enablers! Looking forward to seeing what you turn. Still have that little maple (?) in the front yard? Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#12 posted 07-17-2016 10:43 AM

thanks Candy,its a good lathe from the reviews and what william has shown me ,going to try a mallet when i can ,,would like to try a bowl latter ,i hope i dont fall in and cant get back , maye just stay a enabler :)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#13 posted 07-17-2016 06:44 PM

Eddie, this cabinet turned out nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#14 posted 07-17-2016 11:02 PM

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#15 posted 07-23-2016 12:36 AM

Very good eddie. You’ll be spinnin some o those bracelet helpers in no time. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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