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    11-15-2019, 10:35 AM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Help? in Turner's Forum
    Thanks Joe. I have tried this and it does run true enough to hold a sphere but not really very true.
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    11-15-2019, 10:33 AM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Help? in Turner's Forum
    Thanks Dick. I was sort of afraid that there was no easy solution.
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    11-15-2019, 10:31 AM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Help? in Turner's Forum
    Thanks John, as usual you are a treasure trove of information and assistance. The oneway live center is too big for the headstock of my lathe. I...
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    11-14-2019, 7:14 PM
    Peter Blair started a thread Help? in Turner's Forum
    I know there are some really smart turners here and I'm hopeful that someone can help me with this issue. I have a Oneway 1640 lathe. I also have a...
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    11-10-2019, 11:10 PM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread vaccum chucking in Turner's Forum
    I use this method as well but have a piece of steel that is pointed and allows me to make the little dimple while the piece is mounted.
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    11-10-2019, 11:07 PM
    I do the same by leaving the backing long and removing the tape without cutting both.
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    10-27-2019, 11:08 AM
    Exactly! I like to be able to begin to shape the bottom or foot while in the chuck and I agree that pressure on the joint would not be a good idea.
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    10-26-2019, 3:17 PM
    I'm with Robo on this one. I usually use the blocks several times, parting the item off and reusing.
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    10-26-2019, 11:17 AM
    Thanks for posting this question. I have some 1/2" thick discs about 2" in diameter that I want to split in half. The hot glue solution may work fo...
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    10-21-2019, 11:48 AM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Gum Wood in Turner's Forum
    Thanks everyone. I am actually attempting to sell the pieces of Gum wood I have but if I can't sell them I will try to incorporate them into some...
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    10-19-2019, 8:04 PM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Gum Wood in Turner's Forum
    Richard you got me. I am unsure. I bought it and a quantity of Teak etc from a small ship yard here at auction last week. It is marked with a felt...
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    10-19-2019, 10:39 AM
    Peter Blair started a thread Gum Wood in Turner's Forum
    I got some what I believe to be Red Gumwood at an auction last week and wonder if anyone has turned it? Not sure if I should just find a...
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Fly fishing/tying and camping with grandchildren
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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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