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  1. Thread: admin

    by John Keeton
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    Keith is actually the owner of the forum and the...

    Keith is actually the owner of the forum and the administrator. While he is listed as the moderator of this forum, there are several moderators and they are listed at the bottom of each sub-forum. ...
  2. Thread: Blowout

    by John Keeton
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    In my opinion a bowl should not have been...

    In my opinion a bowl should not have been attempted with that piece of wood. Way too many cracks running all the way to the edge of the rim. And, your Harbor Freight lathe probably will not turn at...
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    I have this tool as well as the other sizes of...

    I have this tool as well as the other sizes of D-Way beading tools and IMO they are the best beading tools available.
  4. Sold! Thanks.

    Sold! Thanks.
  5. Open to a reasonable offer. The current price is...

    Open to a reasonable offer. The current price is less than 70% of what a new one costs considering price and shipping. It has been in a drawer for 13 years and I don’t mind putting it back in the...
  6. Price reduced to $60 shipped.

    Price reduced to $60 shipped.
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    Yes, I did! Small world. It is in excellent...

    Yes, I did! Small world. It is in excellent shape. I had to work on the mouth a little and flatten the back of the chip breaker, but it works great. The Hock blade had never been used.
  8. For Sale - Veritas low angle spokeshave

    Sold with the original box and instructions. As the box shows I bought this in 2006 and have used it perhaps twice. It is in excellent shape. New they are $80, plus shipping. Own this one for $67...
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    Prashun, I sent you an email.

    Prashun, I sent you an email.
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    Thanks, Bob. I have owned for several years a...

    Thanks, Bob. I have owned for several years a Veritas low angle shave and I have recently acquired a very nice 151M with a Hock blade, and have bought and waiting on delivery a 51, 52 and a 63. I...
  11. Frank, sent you a message.

    Frank, sent you a message.
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    Well, it would appear your main problem is that...

    Well, it would appear your main problem is that you have the wood oriented like spindle turning, but you are trying to form a bowl from it. That means you are trying to cut end grain, which can be...
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    WTB - Boggs Curved Spokeshave

    If you have one you are no longer using, give me a shout! Don't want the concave one, or the straight - just the curved bottom.

    Thanks!
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    Or, those that enjoy an excellent system that...

    Or, those that enjoy an excellent system that produces a fine edge quickly on wheels that last years without changing diameter. Ken Rizza is great to deal with. I would recommend the 1 hp Rikon with...
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    You did very well on this one!! Very nice...

    You did very well on this one!! Very nice contrast with the lid and spalt zone lines.
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    Thanks Doug. The box has shipped!

    Thanks Doug. The box has shipped!
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    Planes and parts

    At one time I was interested in old planes and in the process ended up with some bits and pieces. The #3 is a Bailey body and frog, but the Stanley blade, chip breaker and lever cap are not...
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    A few thoughts related to John's comments on lack...

    A few thoughts related to John's comments on lack of adventure. "Back in the day" there was a lot more camaraderie on the creek and folks posted a lot more. I started turning in 2009 and received...
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    Deteriorating wood may not bond well. Getting...

    Deteriorating wood may not bond well. Getting smacked in the face with a 5” chunk of cured epoxy or whatever you may use doesn’t sound like a situation I would risk just to “try things I have never...
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    Dave, I recall you posted this before. You can...

    Dave, I recall you posted this before. You can post in that thread and it will bring it to the top of the classifieds instead of posting a new thread.
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    Maybe it is the way I turn, but I have never...

    Maybe it is the way I turn, but I have never understood this supposed limitation. Yes, there are times I need to access the "back" side of a turning that is close to the max swing, but I just take...
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    I have no difficulty buffing finished walnut with...

    I have no difficulty buffing finished walnut with white diamond, however, my finishing process results in a very smooth surface. If the applied finish is intended to leave more of a “natural” finish...
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    Jim, I don't apply the diluted finish while the...

    Jim, I don't apply the diluted finish while the piece is spinning. With the lathe at rest I apply a light coat of it - just enough to provide some lubrication for the sanding process and to create a...
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    Even with a commercially available unit there are...

    Even with a commercially available unit there are so many things that can go wrong and with the level of current involved, the end result is almost always death. It is one thing to risk a cut or some...
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    I would suggest you wet sand with the finish you...

    I would suggest you wet sand with the finish you intend to use, diluted slightly with the appropriate thinner. For WOP, use mineral spirits and dilute it by about 25%. Wet sand beginning at 150,...
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