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    Very nice indeed! What a wonderful project. ...

    Very nice indeed! What a wonderful project. It looks great. Are the metal parts available aftermarket, or did you salvage some from an old drum? They look new in the pics.
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    Good to hear from you David. I had a few...

    Good to hear from you David. I had a few conversations with Tom over the years, as it related to the vac adapter and other products he made. He always told me the straight story and his info was...
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    Tom fulfilled your order just in...

    Tom fulfilled your order just in time.....according to reports he passed away last evening due to a brain hemorage. RIP Tom!
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    Tom Styer Passes

    This was reported on WoW by Steve Mawson:

    Tom Styer 74, owner of JT Tools passed away last night of a massive brain bleed. He was on blood thinners for a heart condition. Tom was a mainstay...
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    You are absolutely correct about the original...

    You are absolutely correct about the original Super Nova using a geared key not a hex key.....the poster does need to make sure of which he has an opportunity of getting.
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    Good move, Ed...glad you got it worked out with...

    Good move, Ed...glad you got it worked out with not much damage!
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    A brass brush to clean threads is a good idea...I...

    A brass brush to clean threads is a good idea...I also do that, but do use synthetic sanding pads to clean up the spindle shoulder and sometimes run a corner down into the insert to clean.
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    I've never had the first problem with getting a...

    I've never had the first problem with getting a faceplate or a chuck stuck on my G0800. The spindle lock is spring loaded, and when in lock position it does go into the pulley, but that seems to me...
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    do you have the grub screws tightened down? ...

    do you have the grub screws tightened down? Don't ask me how I know this! :o
  10. I heard a professional turner in Hawaii say he...

    I heard a professional turner in Hawaii say he has his center line about nipple line on his chest. That keeps him from bending over too much. For me, elbow height or maybe 2 inches above is a great...
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    8.75” total height is correct.

    8.75” total height is correct.
  12. click on his name, you will go to his profile...

    click on his name, you will go to his profile page, then click "send private message"

    here is a link for the post about the handwheel modification David made.....it is in the Grizzly Green Monster...
  13. I've turned on numerous Jet...

    I've turned on numerous Jet lathes...........trust me, with the G0766 or the G0733, he won't be giving up anything compared to a Jet!!!
  14. . The newer G0733 lathes now have a handwheel as...

    . The newer G0733 lathes now have a handwheel as of 2019 if I recall correctly.

    https://sawmillcreek.org/group.php?discussionid=389&do=discuss
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    I don't know if you are aware of the number of...

    I don't know if you are aware of the number of deaths woodturners and wood workers have had using the Lichtenberg Fractal burning technique......i think it is up to 16 at last I read. The AAW has...
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    Wonderful design and execution!

    Wonderful design and execution!
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    Well then you are not familiar with the G0800...

    Well then you are not familiar with the G0800 from Grizzly, because it is made by the same company that makes the Powermatic lathes, which is Harvey Industries Machine Co.

    I have turned and...
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    I've had my G0800 for two years. Not one issue...

    I've had my G0800 for two years. Not one issue whatsoever, not the least problem. The machining is superb on my unit, and it is well built, sturdy machine. It was right........out of the crate....
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    . I have the HoldFast venturi system, and it...

    . I have the HoldFast venturi system, and it does a decent job, but on some woods I could not get more than 15 hg of vacuum, which makes the hold iffy at times. I purchased a Harbor Freight Vacuum...
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    I have the G0800 and the G0766. If you would...

    I have the G0800 and the G0766. If you would like to personally discuss the G0800, then send me a private message with your contact info. By the way, the G0800 is a high quality, heavy duty beast...
  21. These are wonderful Jeremy! Related to the...

    These are wonderful Jeremy! Related to the forms themselves, not the basket illusion embellishments [which are well done!] the bottom of forms 1 & 3 could benefit from a smaller base, and have that...
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    Good luck with your experiment on the Ficus,...

    Good luck with your experiment on the Ficus, Bruce! Post a pic when you get done.
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    Lipstick on a Pig

    Lipstick on a PIG

    This was one UGLY piece of maple log that I had cut about 10 years ago, and had been sitting in my shop and was pretty dry.

    Of...
  24. Really creative design Keith! Of course, John's...

    Really creative design Keith! Of course, John's work is top shelf for sure.......I just visited his website the other day, and was admiring his skills and creativity. You know, he used to show up...
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    GGMG- 300 members strong!

    Today the Grizzly Green Monster Group [GGMG] hit a mile marker of 300 members. The little corner of SMC that our group occupies has some pretty interesting posts and information related to things...
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