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    inspiring work. thanks for sharing.

    inspiring work. thanks for sharing.
  2. that's some beautiful inlay... i'm guessing it's...

    that's some beautiful inlay... i'm guessing it's cnc cut for the inlay?
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    i love mine. i've turned hundreds of bowls on...

    i love mine. i've turned hundreds of bowls on it, from full capacity hunks that barely cleared the ways to small spindles and finials. i turn on it 3 to 5 hours a night... The only thing i wish it...
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    I'm with John here... my time is valuable and my...

    I'm with John here... my time is valuable and my product is high quality, and I don't want to compete on Etsy with people who will sell their time for low-dollars. So I've skipped it for that...
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    Practical, cheap, repeatable, and QUICK means...

    Practical, cheap, repeatable, and QUICK means turn to final thickness (3/8") and enjoy the warp...

    - practice until you get a clean cut off the gouge at that thickness.
    - give it a quick sand...
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    wow. that's humbling.

    wow. that's humbling.
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    ...aaaaaaaaaaaand now i've gotta buy another...

    ...aaaaaaaaaaaand now i've gotta buy another tool... thanks Reed!
  8. Thread: Red Oak

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    Agree with Dennis here...i turn a lot of oak, red...

    Agree with Dennis here...i turn a lot of oak, red and white especially. it's beautiful and interesting and takes "treatments" well (pickling, dying, colored waxes and sand-back, charring, etc.) but...
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    Jeffrey - would be interested to see your boiling...

    Jeffrey - would be interested to see your boiling setup... how do you heat? propane, small fire, nuclear fission?

    have been thinking about building a little rocket stove to get a boiling unit...
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    couple pics of the stacks i've got going... a...

    couple pics of the stacks i've got going... a few dozen on the drying rack up in the garage that i've been unloading for final turning recently...looking pretty empty. and another bunch drying in...
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    planning to make a cabinet for under the ways...

    planning to make a cabinet for under the ways once i can stop turning long enough to build one! I'm a few hundred bowls into the Grizzly and can't stop!
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    Masterful work, John. Yours is the kind of stuff...

    Masterful work, John. Yours is the kind of stuff that keeps me standing at my lathe until the early hours of the morning, trying to get better and better...

    i'm guessing you ebonize first, and...
  13. count me in please!

    count me in please!
  14. could definitely use one. please count me in!

    could definitely use one. please count me in!
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    count me in please

    count me in please
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    sigh me up too please!

    sigh me up too please!
  17. count me in!

    count me in!
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    count me in!

    count me in!
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    count me in!

    count me in!
  20. count me in!

    count me in!
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    wow...congratulations. got a good laugh on this...

    wow...congratulations. got a good laugh on this threat about proper acquisition protocols... we're all just jealous.

    and is that radiant floor heating in the shop? now i'm super jealous!!! in...
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    i'm gonna work on exactly that John...thinned...

    i'm gonna work on exactly that John...thinned epoxy with the powder. I've got some pieces set aside that I've been doing with lichtenberg figure that just begs filling, but the relief is pretty fine...
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    I've used the fine AL powder you can buy on Ebay...

    I've used the fine AL powder you can buy on Ebay and as John mentions above, the permeability is too low...CA puddles up on it and gives you fits... you sand through as you go and end up releasing...
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    Super helpful advice here John, reminding me to...

    Super helpful advice here John, reminding me to go SLOW! Thanks for the effort for such clear descriptions and helpful pictures.
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    Thanks for sharing, John... i think I know what...

    Thanks for sharing, John... i think I know what i'll give a spin tonight! Those are really nice.

    thanks for urging me to get off my butt to get some scrapers too... They've been on my "to buy"...
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