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So I picked up a used Nova 1624-44 with some goodies – this is the first thing I could think of to make. I wonder how this turning experience is going to go…





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 294 days ago

Congrats to you. Funny when I think of it, that was one of the first things I did also. Good luck turning and lets see some postings from it. Use some of that cherry.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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stan

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#2 posted 294 days ago

Im Jealous I’ve wanted a lath for years. As far as your turning experience is going to go, My guess is round an round

-- I Saw What I See

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poospleasures

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#3 posted 294 days ago

I also bought a used 1624-44. Great lathe. I do not do any spindles unless it is to make a piece to fix something. I make a lot of bowls and it does a great job. I am sure the bigger brand names do a wonderful job at a much higher price. Happy turning as you will be hooked.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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JoeinGa

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#4 posted 294 days ago

Drumstick? or Baseball bat?

Either way, it IS round and smooth, and that’s what counts, RIGHT? LOL

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#5 posted 294 days ago

nice little mini bat – welcome to the lathe world!!!

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

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Shancran

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#6 posted 294 days ago

I am sure you will have endless hours of fun ahead. Safe turning!

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489tad

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#7 posted 293 days ago

Congrats!!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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