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    Thanks all. Turpentine worked well enough to get...

    Thanks all. Turpentine worked well enough to get it useful again.
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    Reclaiming wax

    I have a can of quality finishing wax that go hard and shrunk. I,m wondering if there is a solvent or other means to soften it up again.
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    New air turbine power carver

    I,m curious if anyone has tried the new Powercraft air turbine power carver yet and could comment on it.
  4. The thickness of the A model “ways” (the flat...

    The thickness of the A model “ways” (the flat part of the bed that the tail stock slides on) is thicker on the A model than on later models. So, regardless of bolt hole location the tail stock will...
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    Vacuum chuck on Nova lathe

    I,m trying to use a vacuum chuck on a Nova 16 belt drive lathe and can,t get good vacuum at the business end of the setup. Does anyone know if the spindle has holes in it? Everything is ok up to...
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    Question about sanding se

    I want to apply a sanding sealer over a rattle can paint finish. I already tried brushing on a laquer based sanding sealer and it disolved the rattle can paint. Looking at whats available on line...
  7. Anyone know how to burn a line in a platter?

    The post title says it. I am familiar with wire burning on a spindle. But haven,t figured out how to burn a line onthe face of a disk or platter? Any help?

    since I,m making a post I attached a...
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    I bought one of the beta models early on. I feel...

    I bought one of the beta models early on. I feel it is a great machine, not perfect, but maybe 9 out of ten. Mine had some minor issues that Teknotool took care of. It has a nice long ground bed,...
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    I cut the rings using a jigsaw. Start by drawing...

    I cut the rings using a jigsaw. Start by drawing concentric rings on your board with a compass. Figure the angle using graph paper so the rings overlap. Tilt your drill press head or table at that...
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    Nova galaxi lathe

    Would like to hear from anyone with the beta model of the Nova Galaxi lathe

    Dave
  11. Me too dave

    Me too

    dave
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    I,m pretty sure the items in the top picture are...

    I,m pretty sure the items in the top picture are spoon drills for use in an antique type brace (drill). The long taper at the end fit into the brace chuck. They do work.
    I don,t know what the...
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    I try to keep a 100 grit on mine. Its too much...

    I try to keep a 100 grit on mine. Its too much trouble to buy a selection of grits and keep changing them out for me, but I don,t do production runs.
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    Watco wop

    Any turners use Watco wipe on poly? Does it work OK?
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    Watco wipe on poly?

    Anybody use Watco wop? Is it OK?
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    Katalox is also called royal mexican ebony, so I...

    Katalox is also called royal mexican ebony, so I suppose thats where it comes from. Every now and then the local woodcraft gets a few boards and I stock up. It is extremely hard and can be a little...
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    Thanks for the kind comments and thanks Steve for...

    Thanks for the kind comments and thanks Steve for rotating the pic. I hope some others try the fuming process, or maybe its more well knwn than I thought.

    dave Mc
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    The spindle is 1 1/4. -8thds. So you need an...

    The spindle is 1 1/4. -8thds. So you need an adapter or two. Also it only comes with one 14" tool rest and requires tool rests that have a long shank. Robust makes them but you need to specify...
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    I don,t know why the pic came out upside down,...

    I don,t know why the pic came out upside down, one would think there are enough bitheads and neerds out there to pemanently fix this recurring problem.
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    Small red oak box

    I suppose the box is not too impressive for this forum, but the finish is a little different, at least for me. The color of the red oak was obtained by fuming it in ammonia. I had not done that...
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    I want it. davem

    I want it.
    davem
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    Put me in Dave Mc

    Put me in

    Dave Mc
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    I,m in dave mc

    I,m in
    dave mc
  24. Me too. Dave

    Me too.

    Dave
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    You didn,t show a view of the front, but my guess...

    You didn,t show a view of the front, but my guess is that it might be part of an eccentric chuck.
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