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    Nicely done, I especially like the rim and the...

    Nicely done, I especially like the rim and the foot. Apple has a lot of character and the tung oil finish brings it out. I am always fascinated by how much green apple turnings will warp while...
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    I will try 122

    I will try 122
  3. Me to, I can always use a saw blade

    Me to, I can always use a saw blade
  4. Sign me up, thanks

    Sign me up, thanks
  5. I can always use another gadget, count me in

    I can always use another gadget, count me in
  6. It would make a nice addition to my workshop,...

    It would make a nice addition to my workshop, sign me up
  7. Count me in

    Count me in
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    Count me in.

    Count me in.
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    Sign me up

    Sign me up
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    Nice looking work

    Nice looking work
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    I don't have a direct threaded chuck but if...

    I don't have a direct threaded chuck but if memory serves me right, where it is threaded, that is part of the main casting,so the set screw hole can't be changed in relation to the cut out on the rim...
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    I have used both methods and both work fine, I...

    I have used both methods and both work fine, I went to the deflection method after watching a YouTube video by Cater's band saw man Alex Snodgrass. His method of setting up the band saw, putting on...
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    If it is the chuck separating from a mandrel lets...

    If it is the chuck separating from a mandrel lets say a JT6 -morse taper 2 and there isn't any burrs or galling in the chuck or on the taper, you can put the chuck in an oven, heat to 120 degree F (...
  14. Thread: A Few Bowls

    by Don McLeod
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    I've used the SN2 for turning bowls and don't...

    I've used the SN2 for turning bowls and don't lose one very often. I use a tenon and haven't tried a dovetail. I use a tenon depth of 3/16 - 1/4 and sized to fit the jaws. I stop occasionally to...
  15. Welcome back John, I've been there, done that so...

    Welcome back John, I've been there, done that so I have some idea of what you went through. Take your doctor's advice, ease up on the stress and enjoy the good life. Looking forward to seeing the...
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    Speed Kills, if it explodes it's too late. I...

    Speed Kills, if it explodes it's too late. I recall talking to a chap at Busy Bee, it seems that he turned pens at around 2000 RPM and then started turning bowls. His second or third bowl...
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    I'm 66 and was first introduced to wood turning...

    I'm 66 and was first introduced to wood turning way back in the 50's, bought a Beaver lathe in the 70's and turned a few spindles and baseball bats and turned to flat work, about 7 years ago I...
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    I use different sizes of bowl gouges and prefer a...

    I use different sizes of bowl gouges and prefer a smaller size when turning dry wood although a larger size works just as well. I have a 3/4 inch DT Vee bowl gouge, a 5/8 P&N Vee, a 1/2 U oneway and...
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    I know that in most things practice, practice,...

    I know that in most things practice, practice, practice and this is especially true in turning. I know a fellow turner that turns finials and makes it look so easy ( that practice thing again), his...
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    I have four different chucks that I use , a...

    I have four different chucks that I use , a oneway stronghold, a oneway (with tommy bars) a supernova 2 and Busy Bee B2618. Here is what I know works for me. I can't interchange the Oneway stronghold...
  21. Super Nova 2

    I had to go have a look at the insert on the Super Nova 2 before I made a suggestion. The insert is basically a 1 1/2 inch hex nut and using the box end of a combination wrench you should be able to...
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    I've been looking for a router lift Count me...

    I've been looking for a router lift

    Count me in
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    Bandsaw

    I think Grizzly is a good choice, while I don't have a Grizzly Bandsaw ( I have a cousin, a Craftex CT103N - 18 inch with Cast Iron Wheels). and if I was going to replace it I would pick the G5013X2...
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    sharpening

    Thank you for your replys and insite on resharpening bandsaw blades.
    I do a fair amount of resawing and find hardwoods particularly rough on bandsaw blades, so I go through 2 or 3 blades a month.
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    Bandsaw blade sharpening

    I have read the thread(s) on bandsaw blade sharpening and I am going to give them a try. What I have searched for on the internet is a machine that will automatically sharpen small bandsaw blades. I...
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