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    Hollowing System has been sold.

    Hollowing System has been sold.
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    Here's my 2 cents, and worth every cent... I have...

    Here's my 2 cents, and worth every cent... I have a PM3520b that I've been dreaming of upgrading. In my mind I think I should be able to sell the 3520b with bed extension and tail stock swinger for...
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    Your LLR clone looks awesome. I learned how to...

    Your LLR clone looks awesome. I learned how to weld in my youth, but have not done so in years, nor do I have access to any equipment. Sometimes I wish I did so I could make cool stuff like that. Do...
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    That's a good point about moving material, Keith....

    That's a good point about moving material, Keith. Getting heavy blanks up off the floor mechanically would be nice. I've found a local builder willing to supply me with larger logs to my specs, so...
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    Harbor Freight has a 1000lb capacity lift table...

    Harbor Freight has a 1000lb capacity lift table that I would like to get, for moving the lathe and a couple of benches and desks that I have in the shop. Right now my solution only works with the...
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    Dropping price to $275 shipped, or best offer.

    Dropping price to $275 shipped, or best offer.
  7. The Raffan method sounds like just what I'm...

    The Raffan method sounds like just what I'm looking for. I'll give that a shot.
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    PM3520 Lathe Mover

    So, I was re-doing my shop and moving tools around and thought I'd share my solution for moving a PM3520B around the shop. The mover is constructed form scrap 2x6 lumber, nailed instead of screwed...
  9. That sounds like a workable solution. Was kind of...

    That sounds like a workable solution. Was kind of hoping for fewer steps, but as I read through the ones you list, it seems that is how it has to work for what I'm trying to do. Thank you.
  10. Same basic problem as the Cole or Longworth, the...

    Same basic problem as the Cole or Longworth, the bowl is still just a rough out, so nothing smooth to get a good vacuum on. I suppose I could true up the foot of the bowl, then put in a chuck and...
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    FS: Lyle Jamieson Hollowing System

    For sale is my Lyle Jamieson Hollowing system. Includes the boring bar, back support, laser guide, cutting tip and scraper tip. Laser still works, see the pretty dot of light in the picture with the...
  12. No, because the roughed out bowl blank is warped...

    No, because the roughed out bowl blank is warped and out of round so it won't sit correctly in those jaws.
  13. Remounting Rough Turned Bowl So I Can Turn Outside Without Tailstock

    I've been watching a lot of Stuart Batty videos and would like to experiment with the 40/40 grind and his push style cuts. One thing I've noticed in the videos I've seen is he's turning a solid piece...
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    I use the box of white shop towels for general...

    I use the box of white shop towels for general finish application. The only time I get particular is when doing CA finish on pens, and then I only used Viva.
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    Here are some pics from my shop. I use the desk...

    Here are some pics from my shop. I use the desk by the lathe to also hold the tailstock when I'm working off the end of the lathe. Plastic shelves hold my supply of cut wood, the rest sits outside...
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    As Faust mentioned, instead of drilling and...

    As Faust mentioned, instead of drilling and tapping for a set screw you might consider using super glue to hold the tip in. All the tips in my shop made hollowing tools are held in with medium CA...
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    I used my extension when coring with the Oneway...

    I used my extension when coring with the Oneway coring system. Gave me room to bring swing the coring tool and to use the tailstock for extra support.
  18. Not So High Tech Dust Collection Hose Mount

    I recently moved my lathe to a new spot and am still in the process of making a new dust collector pickup. In the interim, this is what I came up with for holding the hose in place when sanding and...
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    Would it have been less whippy if you put the...

    Would it have been less whippy if you put the larger end towards the headstock? I ask because I thought the rule of thumb was bigger end always goes towards the head stock.
  20. I've had the John Jordan tools and handle, and...

    I've had the John Jordan tools and handle, and ended up selling them. They were very well made, but did not fit the way I like to hollow. Like Thom, I use Ellsworth style hollowing tools. I also...
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    If it's the Precision Machine Multi-Tip center,...

    If it's the Precision Machine Multi-Tip center, then Ellsworth swears by them. All he had in his shop when I was there was this center. I think the ones we used were some of the same ones he had in...
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    I use 3/16" rod that I get from the local...

    I use 3/16" rod that I get from the local hardware store. Bends easy enough, but holds it shape. Cost about $3 for a 3' piece.
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    On some gouge handles I made I used bee's wax,...

    On some gouge handles I made I used bee's wax, frictioned in. On the big Ellsworth style hollowing tools I made, I just sanded to 150 and called it done. On those I did turn the hand grip part off...
  24. And I thought getting the WoW cover was an honor....

    And I thought getting the WoW cover was an honor. Getting the site picture is some kind of super uber honor. Congratulations Wally.
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    Nice looking pens. I'll second David's warning. ...

    Nice looking pens. I'll second David's warning. Pens were what sucked me int too. Be careful, they can be addicting :).
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