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    Yesterday, 10:00 PM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Tool Junkie in Turner's Forum
    Ok so when I get the drool wiped off my face I should be able to answer this note . . . .
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    Yesterday, 6:32 PM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Feather in Turner's Forum
    John I am for sure not adverse to some color I sure use it a lot I'm my turnings. A very fine artist Mo Moncrieff-jury uses acrylic iridescent paints...
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    Yesterday, 12:44 PM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Feather in Turner's Forum
    Steve I made my own tip its just a piece of wire that I hammered flat and sharpened if you would like a photo I'd be happy to take one and post it.
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    Yesterday, 12:43 PM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Feather in Turner's Forum
    Yes John I have admired Jacques work but would hesitate to mention his name in relation to my work. Thanks for the kind thoughts and I too have burnt...
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    Yesterday, 10:48 AM
    Peter Blair started a thread Feather in Turner's Forum
    Here's a photo of a piece of Red Maple on which I burnt a feather. In the past I have carved many birds and burned and carved lots of feathers but...
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    02-17-2019, 11:24 AM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Tool Junkie in Turner's Forum
    Michael some tools are just too scary for me to try. I see in the second video that even in the hands of this expert the tool is jittering. .
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    02-16-2019, 11:15 AM
    Peter Blair started a thread Tool Junkie in Turner's Forum
    My name is Pete and yes I am a tool junkie. How about he rest of you? If I watch a video of a lathe tool that I don't own I immediately want...
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    02-14-2019, 10:27 AM
    Thanks John this clears up the finishing question for me. A local fellow is planning on making one in my shop and now I can tell hime with confidence...
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    02-13-2019, 5:26 PM
    I suspect a 'hard' finish will be a disaster on the ends of the head if it is struck on any hard surface. I too would recommend a softer finish which...
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    02-13-2019, 5:18 PM
    Eric you might find some helpful information on my Blog. It's located here. https://woodbowlsandthings.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/wooden-rings/...
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    02-09-2019, 11:15 AM
    When Glen Lucas was at our club he recommenced two different grinds, one for hard wood blind for hard wood around 90 included and more like 66...
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    02-05-2019, 10:42 PM
    Glad to hear you are enjoying sharing your considerable knowledge with the rest of us Reed!! Thanks!
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    01-22-2019, 10:20 AM
    John I did consider this with my Mapp but am unsure what steel I should try.
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Delta BC
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Fly fishing/tying and camping with grandchildren
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Own small maintenance buisness

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* It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep for life - Sister Elizabeth Kenny *
I think this equates nicely to wood turning as well . . . . .

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