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Forum topic by PurpLev posted 325 days ago 573 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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PurpLev

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325 days ago

http://youtu.be/W0Mod_92VZA

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#1 posted 325 days ago

I just watched both videos (with a bit of fast-forwarding here and there). The two words that came to mind were “insane” and “why”. Based on my own experience with things flying off the lathe at me, I just can’t imagine spinning up a 600 lb. burl!

Great post, though. I would not have believed it if I hadn’t seen it.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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PurpLev

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#2 posted 325 days ago

heh

I was very surprised he was able to keep it mounted without a tailstock to begin with (at least until it was roughed up)

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#3 posted 325 days ago

I saw that a couple months ago – great stuff. I wish it had ended better. Such a waste.

-- When at first you don't succeed, get a bigger hammer.

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