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    Hmmm… Mine draw in friends and grandsons!

    Hmmm… Mine draw in friends and grandsons!
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    Ah, that makes sense. In that case, if I didn't...

    Ah, that makes sense. In that case, if I didn't want to drill holes and insert a pin I might try some "super" velcro. I've bought this several times (...
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    I don't have this problem but I secure lots of...

    I don't have this problem but I secure lots of PVC fittings by pressing them tight, drilling two or three holes around the circumference, and driving in sheet metal screws. These hold well and...
  4. I forgot one thing that helped me many years ago...

    I forgot one thing that helped me many years ago when I worked at a job that put me on my feet on concrete most of the day. I took a second pair of shoes and switched shoes in the middle of the...
  5. It may depend on the individual. I, for example,...

    It may depend on the individual. I, for example, cannot wear even the very good NB running shoes. My feet must be different.
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    Do you use boiled Matrone? That I have, boiled...

    Do you use boiled Matrone? That I have, boiled and air drying or dried, seems quite stable.

    JKJ
  7. There have been some good discussions about this...

    There have been some good discussions about this in the not too distance past, if you can find them.

    I personally have had a lot of foot pain for many years until I switched to Oofos. I wear...
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    Might depend on the shape and design as well as...

    Might depend on the shape and design as well as the wood and finish. I can only say these pieces are made with very thick bases and after years I have never had a wobbly base from movement even when...
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    I'm no expert. There has been discussion here...

    I'm no expert. There has been discussion here about voltage transients and how they can damage various types of electronics. A lighting strike even a long distance away can cause significant...
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    They are fantastic! Sweeter and more flavor...

    They are fantastic! Sweeter and more flavor than the wild berries. Two raspberry cobblers yesterday, with this she's making a raspberry or respberry basil sauce to put on fresh panna cotta served...
  11. Just a suggestion. To generate interest you...

    Just a suggestion. To generate interest you might post some good photos of some of the instruments you are willing to trade.
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    My thoughts. What kind of pine? I like to saw...

    My thoughts.

    What kind of pine? I like to saw good, clear white pine when I find it. Virginia Pine, not so much. In fact I hate sawing Virginia pine, also called scrub pine. Has much more sap,...
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    Friend John Lucas made one as a pantograph and...

    Friend John Lucas made one as a pantograph and uses it with lathe pieces and for making reduced-size things. I don't think he checks here often but I could call him and see if he want's to chime in....
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    Did you have an error code on the back of display...

    Did you have an error code on the back of display on the back of the VFD?

    Yes I've seen that on PM and Jet lathes with the Delta S1 inverter. Was the power to the lathe off/unplugged when not in...
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    And these wall thicknesses are on what sizes of...

    And these wall thicknesses are on what sizes of bowls? 4" diameter? 24" diameter? Seems it would make a difference.
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    Raspberries today

    I picked these a little while ago.

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    The red and yellow plants I put in last year are producing like crazy.
    The wild red raspberries are not far behind.
    The wild black raspberries I've...
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    Gracious! My first thought in seeing the pile...

    Gracious! My first thought in seeing the pile of parts was you could use a stronger machine!

    But what lasts 600 hours? A spindle? The mower itself? At 25 hours a year isn't that 24 years...
  18. Good choice. Landing in the creek seems far...

    Good choice. Landing in the creek seems far better than landing in the bonfire...
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    Richard Raffan has some what I think is great...

    Richard Raffan has some what I think is great advice in his book Turning Wood. When turning bowls and such if you find that some feel better or worse in the hand than others, consider doing the...
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    Don't know about planes and pretty but I've used...

    Don't know about planes and pretty but I've used it on some seriously rusted mechanical things. Recently I had a PTO coupler on a brush cutter with steel ball bearings which somehow got into the...
  21. No, "Revolving" is apparently Sorby's term for...

    No, "Revolving" is apparently Sorby's term for "Live" center, with bearings. The Steb drive centers will in general give and spin if overstressed, somewhat like what is sometimes called a safety...
  22. If you end up homeless you can put a cot in my...

    If you end up homeless you can put a cot in my shop. Wake up to lathes, tools, wood. The peacocks will make sure you don't sleep too much. :D

    JKJ
  23. For others reading I see the photo I posted of...

    For others reading I see the photo I posted of the Steb centers was one with two drive centers. The 1/2" Steb "revolving" (live) center is what I use in the tailstock for small, thin spindles like...
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    Maybe someone driving up your way with a trailer?...

    Maybe someone driving up your way with a trailer? ...
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    Nice walking stick!

    Sometimes the wood will split at the tailstock due to too much pressure, especially on thin spindles made from hard exotics, brittle, or figured wood.

    To help with this I...
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