grinder stand

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Project by knife posted 12-18-2010 10:53 PM 2931 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I wanted to try turning a large piece, was hoping to do a center for a new table but the wife said she didn’t want one, so decided to make this grinder stand. Wood is just dimensional fir laminated together. Painted finish. I was fun to turn once I figured out how to mount it on the lathe and keep it on. I used a plane to make it nearly round before starting to turn it to reduce the vibration caused by such a big chunk. One of these days I’m going to do a table though.

-- Chad -- Buffalo, NY

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#1 posted 12-19-2010 07:44 AM

good practice, plus made something useful! It’s a win/win situation.

-- A woman's work is never done-but power tools help!

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#2 posted 12-19-2010 07:51 AM

Woha! that’s a big one. looks real good.

are you actually using it as a grinder stand though?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 12-23-2010 06:22 AM

I have mounted the grinder since I took the pictures.

-- Chad -- Buffalo, NY

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