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The Nova DVR has much more capacity than the Jet Mini, of course. Time to make bigger projects!
-- Bob A in NJ
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#1 posted 01-10-2010 05:20 PM
Great helmet, but you forgot the chin strap. haha Nice shape and grain. Looking forward to more BIG projects from the BIG lathe.
Keep it up.
-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!
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#2 posted 01-10-2010 05:43 PM
Gloves on a lathe are a bad idea if you like the use of your hands.
-- Gerry, http://g-forcecnc.com/jointcam.html
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#3 posted 01-10-2010 06:15 PM
Bob: A great job on the bowl. That was and is a very nice looking chunk of maple.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia firstname.lastname@example.org †
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#4 posted 01-10-2010 06:34 PM
beautiful bowl.. or is that an “anti-rollingpinwhacker”?
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#5 posted 01-10-2010 06:37 PM
Nice job, Bob!!
-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX
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#6 posted 01-10-2010 06:49 PM
Looks like you are enjoying your new lathe, they are addicting I know. Helmet is looking good…Ger21 I am glad it wasn’t just me that found this image disturbing. From a metalworking background it is a huge safety violation to wear gloves and loose clothes near anything that is spinning, maybe on a wood lathe the belts would slip or the motor power out before it ripped your fingers/ hand/ arm off though. I have seen other posts of LJs with gloves and lathes… Be careful and safe my friends.
-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...
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#7 posted 01-10-2010 07:02 PM
great work Bob in NJ ! looks like you know how to have FUN !!!
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain
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#8 posted 01-10-2010 07:16 PM
Nice lathe well done hope to see more of your work
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#9 posted 01-10-2010 07:39 PM
Great looking bowl and makes attractive attire as well. I might try something like that the time the wife goes on a rampage.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#10 posted 01-10-2010 08:33 PM
Great job. Looks really nice, and you can’t wait to use the DVR a little more.Thanks for posting
-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns
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#11 posted 01-10-2010 09:31 PM
nice looking bowl….keep it up…..how long have you had your nova dvr….i thought about picking one up…but the lack of the stand makes me shy away from it
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#12 posted 01-10-2010 10:07 PM
Nice job, now you can get that haircut.
-- Z, Rockwall, TX
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#13 posted 01-11-2010 12:42 AM
it look like one of those egg shell helmet from the 50´s but has the wrong colouryou have to paint it white :-)
#14 posted 01-11-2010 01:47 AM
Hi guys, thanks for the comments about the gloves. The cold weather made me forget the 1st job is SAFETY. Glad I posted and got the friendly reminders.
Otherwsie , glad I put a smile on a few faces as I was just having a liitle fun when it came down to picture time.
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#15 posted 01-11-2010 04:24 AM
At least your wife told you to place it on your head. After my first big bowl I asked wife where she wanted me to place it. I still walk funny.Nice job and keep having fun.
-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI
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