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    I agree, the light and dark wood is reflected in...

    I agree, the light and dark wood is reflected in the wood goblet.
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    Very nice, I especially like the small inclusions...

    Very nice, I especially like the small inclusions etc.
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    I just made my own scraper with an adjustable...

    I just made my own scraper with an adjustable offset handle that I use for truing up both recess' and tenons.
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    Could you not make a steel 'slider' like the C?...

    Could you not make a steel 'slider' like the C? This sounds like the best fix to me? Or get the part from the B and file or cut it to fit?
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    I bought some of the cheaper 'off shore' ones but...

    I bought some of the cheaper 'off shore' ones but found that they were not a sharp as the more expensive ones. Typically I now only use cupped and negative rake cutters. I get my cutters from Ron...
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    Buy the best lathe that fit's your budget.

    Buy the best lathe that fit's your budget.
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    I have that lathe (I love it incidentally) When I...

    I have that lathe (I love it incidentally) When I started out had several other brand chucks. I think I still have an adaptor here somewhere for the 1 1/4. I never did check the runout but don't...
  8. I may be missing the point here but could you not...

    I may be missing the point here but could you not use sanding sealer for the first coat(s)?
    I use a rattle can one from Mohawk, seems to work well on all the things I make.
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    Great idea! I just might have to steal it for...

    Great idea! I just might have to steal it for next year!
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    I do a fair bit of power carving and if it was me...

    I do a fair bit of power carving and if it was me i would start out very slow and increase the speed until the tool cuts as you want it to. i have a different speed control and it is definitely not...
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    Not much turning

    This artistic rendition of Brant Point Lighthouse is made from local driftwood and a little turning. The platform and roof section of the house is turned the rest is made from pieces of driftwood I...
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    I am certain you will be pleased with the...

    I am certain you will be pleased with the results. I'm lucky where my lathe is located I mounted an old monitor to a fan I have at the end of the lathe and I just leave it there takes me about 1...
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    I have nothing against any system but for my...

    I have nothing against any system but for my money a video system that can easily and cheaply be built beats my laser system by a mile. Since I built it I have never used the laser again.
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    When I started I had that lathe and bought a...

    When I started I had that lathe and bought a really early ELBO. Pretty inexpensive and uses the tailstock to mount to so the bed height doesn't matter.
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    I'm the same Richard. Quick to set up so I use it...

    I'm the same Richard. Quick to set up so I use it for anything deeper than 6" as well.
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    I have not see them yet. I'm assuming Reed will...

    I have not see them yet. I'm assuming Reed will let us know.
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    So sorry about that. I 'think' I have corrected...

    So sorry about that. I 'think' I have corrected it! Fingers crossed!
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    Here is a link to the one I made specifically for...

    Here is a link to the one I made specifically for this reason. I have since discovered it would have worked even better if I had made the slots for the sliding bars on the side towards the tail stock...
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    Great! Hope it all works out for you. I know I...

    Great! Hope it all works out for you. I know I don't really need a vacuum system but boy oh boy it does make a lot of jobs easier. I even made a small chuck that I can hold a 1" dia piece in to sand...
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    467923Hard to get to, I hope this photo helps. I...

    467923Hard to get to, I hope this photo helps. I did get this from Oneway quite a few years ago!
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    I can get you the number when I go to my shop...

    I can get you the number when I go to my shop today but thought I'd mention that I picked up a used one at auction for $25.00. I now have a spare just in case . . . . . The one I got from oneway I...
  22. I was lucky to get some large Holly here in BC...

    I was lucky to get some large Holly here in BC the base of the trunk was about 28". I waxed the pieces and stored them out of the sun but they all split. I was till able to get some smaller pieces...
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    If you can find it you might try Iodine. It is...

    If you can find it you might try Iodine. It is amazing at soaking into rusted parts and releasing them.
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    I would like to add my two cents worth but for me...

    I would like to add my two cents worth but for me Tom said it all. I do have the larger Oneway coreing tool and use a laser to 'see' the shape of the bowls as I set it up but for a beginner and or...
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    I just didn't like clamping it to the cylinder of...

    I just didn't like clamping it to the cylinder of my tail stock, I was thinking it might scratch it. I too like an articulating type and use me Kobra almost all the time. You now have me thinking...
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