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    Yesterday, 9:45 AM
    Ted, I thought I had replied yesterday but don't see it anywhere. The original Elbo was what I had so I'm not sure if it has been improved. I found...
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    Yesterday, 9:28 AM
    After my first experience I decided the best protection was not turning wet oak at all. I'm lucky that I have and am given sooo much wood that I can...
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    09-18-2018, 9:25 AM
    Ted I have one of Dave's followers, I bought the one that hollows in reverse. It does everything he say it will but I seldom use it. I made my own...
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    09-15-2018, 11:05 AM
    Thanks for bring this to our attention John. I will be certain to keep my space clean. I seldom get any buildup but non the less worth keeping an eye...
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    09-09-2018, 10:30 AM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Wobble in Turner's Forum
    I doubt it is your ability to create the recess though I seldom use this method. Don't forget you are dealing with wood which is often softer in some...
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    09-03-2018, 8:56 PM
    If you keep trying to hollow that deep with hand held tools you will eventually have shoulder/arm problems. I know the bank is not limitless but I...
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    08-30-2018, 5:14 PM
    Too late to the party but I use mineral wax and beeswax only on items intended to be used in the kitchen. Most of my finishing is now rattle can...
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    08-30-2018, 5:09 PM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Toot Toot in Turner's Forum
    Thanks for the input Robert. I just love to have other turners make suggestions or recommendations but like most of us I usually choose my own path...
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    08-30-2018, 10:33 AM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Toot Toot in Turner's Forum
    Well I don't think anyone is more surprised than I am that I have again been given the honour of another cover on Wow. This piece is one I am really...
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    08-28-2018, 10:28 AM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Toot Toot in Turner's Forum
    For anyone who is still interested, here's a sneak peak of the piece I have just completed this photo was taken while the paint was still moving but...
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    08-27-2018, 11:13 AM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Toot Toot in Turner's Forum
    Thanks Dave, it would be cool if others might try and show their pieces here.
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    08-26-2018, 12:45 PM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread Toot Toot in Turner's Forum
    Thanks Robo! patterns such as these can be attained by a 'dirty pour' as well but I like the idea that with the 'cup bottom' pour I can add a little...
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    08-22-2018, 7:06 PM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread casting epoxy in Turner's Forum
    Thanks Marvin!
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    08-22-2018, 3:26 PM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread casting epoxy in Turner's Forum
    Thanks Richard and Marvin. Alumilite sounds like the ticket. Does anyone know if that is what is used when I see burls and clear plastic turned for...
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    08-22-2018, 1:15 PM
    Peter Blair replied to a thread casting epoxy in Turner's Forum
    Richard, how thick can I make a pour. I'm trying to make a pinecone sphere and have had problems with resin cracking?
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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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