LumberJocks

5" birch legs for BB table

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodturning forum

Forum topic by REO posted 337 days ago 528 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View REO's profile

REO

582 posts in 677 days


337 days ago

I had a mishap this weekend on the lathe. The top section of the cross feed broke. It was my own fault. I sharpened the tool with too much clearance and lots of relief on the cutting edge. It got to a point where the harmonic of the stock and the cross feed section got to be too much. Well I fixed that and got these ready for tomorrow.

I did them with this set up on the lathe. They are pretty close to the same.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fDslwkq76U&feature=player_detailpage


4 replies so far

View REO's profile

REO

582 posts in 677 days


#1 posted 337 days ago

Hmmmmm spent a lot of time 10 minutes or so per piece sanding. I even sanded in reverse to be sure the parts were good for finish. When I dropped them off I pointed out that they had been a little skimpy on the glue or had a low spot in one of the lamination’s. They said that it wouldn’t matter they would fix it before they had them PAINTED!

View firefighterontheside's profile

firefighterontheside

3334 posts in 459 days


#2 posted 337 days ago

Bummer.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

View SteviePete's profile

SteviePete

224 posts in 1906 days


#3 posted 337 days ago

.....had same thing happen when I left one rough corner on the top shelf (would have gone out of square) on a bookshelf of tiger maple—5/4” by 11 1/2” by 38”. Makes a guy want to keep everything he makes.

-- Steve, 'Sconie Great White North

View REO's profile

REO

582 posts in 677 days


#4 posted 337 days ago

They were originally going to paint them. I just was not aware of the plan until I delivered them. found out by a fluke. lol The blanks were supplied by the customer.

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

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase