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  1. May 16, 2012

    i need to start posting here more often, kind of like a diary so i know what i did and when would be nice to look back at.

    but i got a part for my scroll saw and its been working really good but i would like to send it in to get serviced and tuned up.
    it was used a lot before i got it and im using it a good amount so a freshening up would be nice.

    i have been doing more scrolling then other types of woodworking and i enjoy it a lot. made some small toy cars last winter ...
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  2. ADA Software

    Does anyone have a recommendation where I can purchase the software for Coral Draw to create basic signs with braille?
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  3. Finished, I think

    Work has been a bit psychotic at the start of the year. I did find some time to complete the prong table project. I apologize for the pictures, I need to take a day and set up the better camera with fill lights. This doesn't really do justice to the Flame. The finish is Garnet Shellac for the Cherry and Super Blonde for the Maple. All wiped on by hand and sanded to 800 before final wash coat. Some of the pictures show the cherry blotchier than it is in real light.

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  4. Following through

    I had been too busy with work and then LOML's & my trip to Japan to make much progress on the taller table. With a long weekend it seemed time to finish up this project. The two tables were to be a "Family" but not identical. The smaller one, would be a little less refined and a bit "Bushido" looking. LOML refers to it as the samurai table.

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    The taller one would be a bit more delicate and refined. I cut the prongs, and ...
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  5. Long anticipated Mini Glaser gloat/review

    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Wyko View Post
    Here is a size comparison. The wood handled tool is crown parting tool. it weighs 8.0 ounces. The Glaser weighs 1lb 1 ounce. over twice as heavy as the wood handled tool. This should translate into a little tool working like a big tool. Needless to say, I can't wait to get on the lathe. The handle is a little over 8-1/2 inches by itself. Overal length will vary slightly depending on the tool inserted in it.
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