I guess at a certain point, all the safety gear in the world won't help

  • Advertise with us

« back to Coffee Lounge forum

Forum topic by Kaleb the Swede posted 03-08-2016 12:44 PM 425 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Kaleb the Swede's profile

Kaleb the Swede

1753 posts in 1605 days

03-08-2016 12:44 PM

Topic tags/keywords: humor

How to turn small cylinders


-- Just trying to build something beautiful

3 replies so far

View ChuckV's profile


2947 posts in 3162 days

#1 posted 03-08-2016 09:49 PM

I love the expression on his face when he is roughing the piece to a cylinder.

This is especially funny to me because I’m not too experienced at turning. My current goal is to make about 10 Shaker pegs. So, this morning I was at the lathe with a 1” x 1” x 4” block spinning. I was wearing a full face shield. Then I came into the house and saw this guy.

-- “Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are.” ― R. Waters

View JoeinGa's profile


7672 posts in 1642 days

#2 posted 03-08-2016 11:09 PM

Hey Mark Wilson, I think this buy might be related to you!
Is that a piece of railroad track he’s using for a tool rest?


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

View MrUnix's profile


5210 posts in 1834 days

#3 posted 03-08-2016 11:20 PM

Looks like he’s initially roughing it out with a crowbar! That is one crazy turning.


-- Brad in FL - To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics