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Blog entry by revieck posted 11-06-2010 05:09 AM 3638 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turning a nother gift plate. Wood is cherry. Finish is lacquer. Plate is 9 in.diamiter. Music the song “Joy” from Mean Mary’s new CD “Walk a little ways with me” Visit her website at mean mary.com.

-- Some minds are like concrete - thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.



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#1 posted 11-06-2010 06:24 AM

Sooo, that’s how that is done :-) What did you put on the back side to screw the plate on the lathe at the 1:30 mark? Nice vid by the way ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 11-06-2010 06:33 AM

super job

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#3 posted 11-06-2010 07:39 AM

Thanks for the video. Very informative.

Great job on the plates.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#4 posted 11-06-2010 01:51 PM

Nice work. Nice chatoyance in the wood when you turn it by hand… I wish I’ll be able to do these things you do someday…Real educational video too :) I really need a lathe soon :P

-- Jani, a Neanderthal woodworker in Sweden.

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#5 posted 11-06-2010 01:59 PM

I don’t use my lathe much. If I ever learn to make beautiful things like that plate I might not ever do anything else. Sooo beautiful and the video was very entertaining. Thanks for posting this.

-- 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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#6 posted 11-06-2010 02:01 PM

TopamaxSurvivor… The hole I drilled in the plate blank was for the screwchuck. Thanks for watching!

-- Some minds are like concrete - thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.

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#7 posted 11-06-2010 02:09 PM

Great Video & plate.
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#8 posted 11-06-2010 02:39 PM

Good job Ron. Keep up the good work.

-- If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein

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#9 posted 11-06-2010 09:11 PM

revieck, You are welcome ;-)) Thanks for the show!! I saw the part where you put the hole on the screw chuck, then at about a minute and a half, you truned yhe plate around and seem to be screwing it on, then turned the hole off the front side of the plate. There isn’t room for another hole on the other side is there? Must have mounted something for it to screw onto if you are still using the screw chuck? BTW, there were a few scenes of putting something on teh plate just before that, was it glue for a bock with a hole in it?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 11-06-2010 09:39 PM

This is one beautiful plate!

Thanks for sharing!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#11 posted 11-07-2010 01:19 AM

TopamaxSurvivor, at 56 seconds I’m turning a dovetailed foot into the end of the plate so I can exspand the jaws of the chuck in to hold the plate when I turn the plate around. At 1:02 I’m putting the chuck on lathe, witch is already on the back of plate. In my video” From barns to bowls” you can see how the chuck is used. I was using CA glue in some fine cracks in the wood.

-- Some minds are like concrete - thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.

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#12 posted 11-07-2010 01:40 AM

I’m on the way to “From barns to bowls” :-)) thx,

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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