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  1. If CA has a usable life and will fail afte x-...

    If CA has a usable life and will fail afte x- years. I better watch out with my pens... because they are going on 10 years as a finish. I'm sure they are going to fall apart any day now.
  2. Always like those kind of surprises.

    Always like those kind of surprises.
  3. Thread: Shaving Kit

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    Looks real nice! He should love it! I wish...

    Looks real nice! He should love it! I wish they'd give componets for a Gillette II razor. Anything more than two burns my face up. Oh... here is a good site for shaving soaps and creams.
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    I'd save up for a Stihl.... something beefier...

    I'd save up for a Stihl.... something beefier from dealer direct. I have a Stihl with two extra bars and about 5 chains. That way I don't have to take time to sharpen when I'm cutting, just change...
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    That is super. I wish I had those skills.

    That is super. I wish I had those skills.
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    When you know of every burl on every tree on the...

    When you know of every burl on every tree on the route from home to work.
    When you hope to catch someone cutting down a tree that has a burl on it and hope they have no clue what it is.
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    Something to read about concerning the American...

    Something to read about concerning the American Chestnut:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chestnut_blight
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    I like it! I bought a bunch of 3x6x6's to make...

    I like it! I bought a bunch of 3x6x6's to make these, but the wood is still to wet. Let me ask, did you have a hard time lining up pivot and magnets?
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    I use golfclub makers grip two-sided grip tape. ...

    I use golfclub makers grip two-sided grip tape. Never had a problem losing a pendant. I agree with Bill.... make sure your tools are sharp.
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    Make Way for the Zen

    Seemed like this took forever to get this commish done. This pen is called a 'Zen.' This pen is a Rollerball and features a magnetic pen cap that mounts on the pen via a . To use, remove the pen cap,...
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    ohhhhh very pretty. This hits my, "Sweet!" mark....

    ohhhhh very pretty. This hits my, "Sweet!" mark. Nice work.
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    Could you send me one too? PM it. thanks!

    Could you send me one too? PM it. thanks!
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    Love to learn how to make a good call. I don't...

    Love to learn how to make a good call. I don't hunt and don't have a clue. That turkey call thing... I don't get it. But would love to sell them if I understood. Got any helps or hints?
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    Salt Cellars, Boxes or anything with a lid seems...

    Salt Cellars, Boxes or anything with a lid seems to sell well. 2"-3" Tea Candle holders. I sell bowls that are a bit thicker, usually out of cherry or Walnut and call them Ice Cream Bowls, thick...
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    Very nice! Going to keep everything you turn...

    Very nice! Going to keep everything you turn steady. Now that you got your welding down. You can make one for my Rikon Midi ;-)
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    Good advice!

    Good advice!
  17. Thread: Flaming!!!

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    Now that is an awesome save! Glad you caught it...

    Now that is an awesome save! Glad you caught it in time. Now you make sure you have yourself a good time turning that stuff!
  18. Thread: Burl finish

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    That is all going to come down to personal...

    That is all going to come down to personal preferences. I've done a cherry burl very similar to this one. What I did was to put 2 coats of shellac sanding after each coat (to seal it up). This...
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    Jim, Very good thought.

    Jim, Very good thought.
  20. I have heard this as well and good for practice. ...

    I have heard this as well and good for practice. I have those 3 inch samples and plan on gluing and stacking them for that purpose.
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    Tools... subjective to each. I would say...

    Tools... subjective to each. I would say whatever one finds that works best for them.

    Teachers/Schools... again subjective. But with this I would say how a person learns, their personality...
  22. Scott, what do you mean by 'soaking.'

    Scott, what do you mean by 'soaking.'
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    That is a great idea. I've got a bunch of corian...

    That is a great idea. I've got a bunch of corian 2" tile squares I thought I'd practice on. Thought I'd glue them together to make small blocks.
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    I'm so glad to hear that the threading went well!...

    I'm so glad to hear that the threading went well! It's on my bucket list. My wife bought me the Ray Isles set with a Sorby thread gauge. I've been planning on taking some time to learn in August. ...
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    Take two aspirin and give it plenty of fluids and...

    Take two aspirin and give it plenty of fluids and in time you'll knock it right out.
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