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Feb 28, 2012
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#1 posted 02-28-2012 03:10 AM
Looks good and very practical, I hope your feeling better.
-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.
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#2 posted 02-28-2012 03:13 AM
Hey pin cushion that’s a cool idea. One more level and you got a fishing pole stand. Great project William.
-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com
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#3 posted 02-28-2012 03:15 AM
I really need to do one of these. Thanks for the good design.
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#4 posted 02-28-2012 03:19 AM
Good Concept. I just finished a free standing tool storage for my lathe tools. Hope you are feeling better soon.
-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)
#5 posted 02-28-2012 03:20 AM
I try to give credit when I use someone elses design, but I can’t remember who’s it was. I seen this design on someone’s shop posting here on Lumberjocks. It was similar anyway.
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#6 posted 02-28-2012 03:27 AM
Nice carousel, even without any horses! I will have to build me one of these. But before I do, I think I should get some turning tools first, or should I get the lathe first! Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!!!
-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?
#7 posted 02-28-2012 03:34 AM
My lathe isn’t a great one, but I don’t claim to be a great wood turner. It’s one of those things that I tinker with now and then with intentions of getting better at. I can turn basic things I need though.
The one I have I bought second hand from my buddy KTMM. I can’t remember, been a couple of years now, but I think I give around a hundred for it.
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#8 posted 02-28-2012 03:37 AM
Just don’t spin it to hard. I’d hate to see them shooting out like a gatling gun…..
-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....
#9 posted 02-28-2012 03:41 AM
One of my kids already said it looked like the turrent on my Rubber Band Gatling Gun.
#10 posted 02-28-2012 04:20 AM
I want to shoot that gun…..
#11 posted 02-28-2012 04:28 AM
We’ll just have to load it up for you one day Super.
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#12 posted 02-28-2012 04:57 AM
a good design ,that’s going to be great.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#13 posted 02-28-2012 12:45 PM
I likes it! very compact and easily accessible
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
#14 posted 02-28-2012 12:55 PM
Thank you everyone.
I was a little reluctant to even post this as a project. I decided to do so because it went with the last couple of projects and involved the sharpening quest I’ve been on. I felt bad calling it a project.
The actual construction took about thirty minutes.Use a compass to draw two circles. Then draw a smaller circle on one of those.Cut the two circles out on the bandsaw. Screw the two circles together.Mark evenly spaced marks around the smaller circle you drew. Use a forstner bit to drill a hole on your marks large enough for your lathe tool handles. Drill through one board and part way through the other.Turn it over.Use a forstner bit the same size as the mounting dowel. Drill in the center about halfway through the bottom board.Drill four half inch holes in four places around the circle all the way through. Determine the length of your shortest lathe tool.Cut four dowels that length and put through the half inch holes. I glued an shop brad nails in mine.Drill and mount dowel into lathe stand or wherever you wish it to be mounted.Insert dowel into mounting hole. I put a screw in mine to hold it there.Place carousel over dowel.Enjoy.
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#15 posted 02-28-2012 09:47 PM
looks very handy,... nice job
-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!
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