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Forum topic by Mark posted 10-11-2014 10:11 PM 848 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-11-2014 10:11 PM

I had a good score Thurs. My neighbor was cleaning out his place and came across a full 2”x9.5×96” oak plank his boy was gonna use in high school. He asked if i wanted it, so I said hell ya. Yesterday I cut off a 2-10” pcs and went to it. Darned hard stuff.

The one on the left I wiped down with”Teak Oil”.
The one on the right I used food grade mineral oil.
I’ll send these over to the neighbor.

The DIY jumbo jaws worked out not to bad.

Thanks fer lookin’.


-- Mark

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#1 posted 10-11-2014 10:31 PM

Nice score … and nice job on the bowls! I have always liked the appearance of the grain in oak.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#2 posted 10-12-2014 05:38 AM

Nice work Mark. Like the Jumbo Jaws too.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 10-12-2014 06:58 PM

I have some air dried oak I bought around twenty years ago and it was well dried then it is beautiful wood actually a favourite of mine I love oak.When turning it you need really sharp tools and I have also found that I need to wear a glove on my left hand, as those tiny little chips get so hot.WOWEE LOL Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#4 posted 10-12-2014 09:07 PM

+ 1 on nice score & bowls!

-- Bill

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