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  1. You would be able to achieve the 40/40 grind by...

    You would be able to achieve the 40/40 grind by using the platform and following the advise given in the Cindy drozda link

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_KDSIDAtGc&t=287s
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    I cut the tip of my finger on Sunday when...

    I cut the tip of my finger on Sunday when tracking the blade on a bandsaw

    I use 3M Steri-Strip reinforced Skin Closures - 1/2" x 4" - 10 pack of 6 strip envelope (60 strips)
    which I find...
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    Thank you to everyone for your replies and advice...

    Thank you to everyone for your replies and advice
    The reason for the blade failing was poor practice on my part which is inexcusable
    I had cut 15 logs with no issues Log number 16 appeared to just...
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    Thank you to everyone for your replies I have...

    Thank you to everyone for your replies I have concluded the blade cannot be repaired

    I saw this link ...
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    My initial thoughts were to recoil the blade to...

    My initial thoughts were to recoil the blade to re introduce curvature and leave it overnight to relax . Then reexamine the blade, if there are any areas which are uneven , clamp two pieces of wood...
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    slightly twisted bandsaw blade

    Let me explain
    I was using a 3hp bandsaw to saw a freshly cut cherry blank in half The log was 15 inches high and about 12 inches in diameter and I had cut about 7 blanks with no issues
    On ...
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    Final thoughts on transfer Read the manual of...

    Final thoughts on transfer
    Read the manual of you camcorder very carefully My camcorder has a number of ports and the choice of port determines the quality of the recordings transferred do not...
  8. Thread: sycamore

    by Brian Deakin
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    I was told demonstrators at woodturning shows in...

    I was told demonstrators at woodturning shows in the UK often use sycamore

    The rational for the choice of timber is it cuts well and produces wonderful shaving This gives the impression to the...
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    Summery Please see posts above Additional...

    Summery
    Please see posts above

    Additional information
    If you decide to go down the route of using a Sony vrd mc recorder please consider the following
    (1) My understanding is using the DV...
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    Thank you john for your post My final...

    Thank you john for your post

    My final question My understanding is that Sony were involved in the development of DVD +R

    The Sony DVD MV5 recorder I have can record in both DVD -R and DVD+R...
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    Success I purchased a Sony vrd-mc5 dvd...

    Success


    I purchased a Sony vrd-mc5 dvd recorder for $80 and it was a simple process in transfer the tapes to Disc

    I would certainly recommend this approach

    There are a few ...
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    A collection of H and D (John Jacob...

    A collection of H and D (John Jacob Holtzapffel's partnership with Johann Georg Deyerlein, ) tools are being auctioned in the UK next week
    ...
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    John On the ...

    John
    On the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holtzapffel link it is stated

    Holtzapffel sold his first lathe in June 1795, for 25-4s-10d, an enormous price at the time.

    If you view the...
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    The links below may be useful to anyone with a...

    The links below may be useful to anyone with a Sony camcorder I found it very difficult to identify the pin configuration for the camcorder I Link port
    Please see links below
    ...
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    You may find this article From the Uk ...

    You may find this article From the Uk interesting This is the store where I shopped for coffee /tea and you were able to purchase as little as 2 ounces neatly wrapped in paper which allowed you to...
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    A huge thank you to everyone for your replies and...

    A huge thank you to everyone for your replies and advice

    I believe I have identified a solution but have 4 further questions

    The solution I have chosen is to purchase a used

    Sony...
  17. (https://www.accu.co.uk/en/p/126-what-is-the-diffe...

    Phillips screw heads are designed so that the screwdriver will cam-out (slip) if too much torque (power) is applied. The reason is that this prevents the risk of the screw head being twisted off by...
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    I would suggest taking great care when...

    I would suggest taking great care when scrapping the wax off.The wax scrappings could make the floor of you workshop dangerous and result in a fall

    At the woodturning club I attend turning wood...
  19. best wishes Brian

    best wishes Brian
  20. How did you discover that Father Christmas was not real

    I was about 7 years old and several children at school said he was not real .I viewed these children as naughty and did not believe them
    Then one evening I opened the door to a walk in cupboard...
  21. Probably the most important promise my mother...

    Probably the most important promise my mother asked me to make before she died was to always talk to my sister and never break that promise regardless of what happens in our lives or relationship
  22. To improve my sons aim when he was very young I...

    To improve my sons aim when he was very young I put a table tennis ball in the toilet
  23. Hi Jim Let me explain I was born in 1957 and I...

    Hi Jim
    Let me explain I was born in 1957 and I live in the United kingdom The item of clothing I am referring to is called a vest in the Uk. It is worn underneath a shirt with the purpose of...
  24. Unusual things your mum taught you that you still unconscionably do

    As a child I was taught to lift my vest ( undershirt) up and hold it under my chin when I got dressed and still do it today and this puzzles my wife
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    Thank you to everyone for your advice John I...

    Thank you to everyone for your advice

    John I live in Quorn Leicestershire (Uk) , travelling 4008 miles to collect a player would be a little tricky during the present lockdown but a huge thank...
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