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    I've seen him but never saw him turn. I've got...

    I've seen him but never saw him turn. I've got all his videos that I've watched over and over. Would love to spend a day turning with him.....Ron
  2. The base of the lathe is 32" and the extension is...

    The base of the lathe is 32" and the extension is 27", total of 59". The headstock spindle wheel will stick out an inch beyond that and depending on where you position the tailstock the handle may...
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    I'm almost 73. Started turning about 6 years ago...

    I'm almost 73. Started turning about 6 years ago when a friend practically forced his Craftsman 12" mono-tube lathe on me. Got hooked and bought the Jet 10" VS, then the DVR-XP and last year the...
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    Yep, the "not invented here" syndrome is alive...

    Yep, the "not invented here" syndrome is alive and well all over. Jeff, I've run into a lot of people like that. You just have to congratulate them on their good idea! ..........Ron
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    I don't think Sorby is arrogant, they just think...

    I don't think Sorby is arrogant, they just think they have a good product. And they do. But they could have a great product if they made a few changes. I've met several of their representatives and...
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    Sorby Pro Edge

    Soon after buying the Pro Edge I realized that it had a major inconvenience: you had to remove the table in order to sharpen a gouge using their fingernail jig. Then you had to reinstall the table to...
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    For drilling off the lathe I've found that...

    For drilling off the lathe I've found that starting with a smaller bit than you need and working up to the final diameter works best. If you start with a 1/8" bit it's pretty easy to get it in...
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    I have an articulated, captive system but have...

    I have an articulated, captive system but have never used it. All mine are small and I can do them better with hand-held tools........Ron
  9. Iap

    Go over to http://penturners.org/ for everything you ever wanted to know about pen turning. However, we have a lot of penturners here on the Creek. There are many different ways to put on a CA finish...
  10. Thread: pet urn's

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    One cubic ounce per pound the pet/person...

    One cubic ounce per pound the pet/person weighs.........Ron
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    Beautiful work Jon. I've never tried...

    Beautiful work Jon. I've never tried inlays.......Ron
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    Do a search on 220 volt surge protectors and...

    Do a search on 220 volt surge protectors and you'll find plenty out there at electrical specialty houses.......Ron
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    Very impressive. You're on to something so let's...

    Very impressive. You're on to something so let's see more ........Ron
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    I haven't made any from cedar but have from...

    I haven't made any from cedar but have from redwood which is equally as soft. Sharp tools and judicious use of sandpaper will make the job easier......Ron
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    Love the shape and the grain. You did a great...

    Love the shape and the grain. You did a great job. A bigger bowl gouge and/or a heavy-duty (at least 3/8" thick) scraper would make that go a lot faster.....Ron
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    For variable speed it has a Reeves Drive which...

    For variable speed it has a Reeves Drive which isn't very reliable. I have that on a Delta drill press and it's been replaced twice. For that price you can get the Delta 46-460 1 hp., 12 1/2" swing...
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    Beautiful wood and your shape is superb!...

    Beautiful wood and your shape is superb! ..........Ron
  18. Excellent Bob! Thanks.......Ron

    Excellent Bob! Thanks.......Ron
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    Hollow Form Videos

    Just ran across this on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJo-mQUHoQs

    If you follow the link in the video there are two more available..........Ron
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    I have made a lot of stoppers and use them as...

    I have made a lot of stoppers and use them as gifts for friends and relatives. I have never sold one. I've used a lot of Ruth's SS stoppers and have found they don't fit all wine bottles. Most I make...
  21. Thanks Scott. I'll try to track that issue of FWW...

    Thanks Scott. I'll try to track that issue of FWW down.

    Chris, you're right about customer service. I've never had a problem with Delta and I have no experience with PSI.......Ron
  22. Thanks Lupe. Interesting thread........Ron

    Thanks Lupe. Interesting thread........Ron
  23. Thanks Clint. I had not seen the reviews on the...

    Thanks Clint. I had not seen the reviews on the PSI site. Good info.

    Bill, your experience mirrors mine with the 46-460. No problems at all and plenty of power.

    I don't have a warm fuzzy...
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    The turning world has lost a Giant if his memory...

    The turning world has lost a Giant if his memory of turning is gone. Very sad. We all pray that he will survive and recover his health and memory.....Ron
  25. User Evaluation/Reviews on PSI Turncrafter Commander

    Any users of this lathe out there that can give a good evaluation of this lathe? Our club is trying to decide on a lathe and we have it narrowed down to the new Delta VS mini and the Turncrafter...
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