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    I still have my Akeda DC-16. Don't use it any...

    I still have my Akeda DC-16. Don't use it any more as the house is FULL of furniture; no mo' room "she who is to be obeyed" says. Willing to part with it.

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    Thank you all..will see how she lasts in the...

    Thank you all..will see how she lasts in the outdoors...(the Chichipate wood I mean!)

    cheers..
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    Thank you John K Jordan and others for your...

    Thank you John K Jordan and others for your undivided advice regarding my questionable 1/2 hp Excelsior Lathe. Going slowly, patiently and using sharp tools, I have prevailed. Used Maple and...
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    Hello All, many thanks for your support. As you...

    Hello All, many thanks for your support. As you know that I have used ChiChipate instead of $$$$ Teak for the outdoor armchair chair design. And here it is dedicated to you all:

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    Correct...! :) cheers...

    Correct...! :)

    cheers...
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    Yes, being a former sailor; sailed for 27 years.....

    Yes, being a former sailor; sailed for 27 years.. 31' Golden Hind; 37' Amazon round chine steel.

    Lots of teak for looks!!. Used West Marine system on all teaks by cleaning area to be glued with...
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    Hmmnn..didn't see that when I got there last...

    Hmmnn..didn't see that when I got there last week. Instead was directed to try Cichipate (a bit close to teak.. heavy and oily.; $4.99 bdf; however must admit NOT too good for furniture. It easily...
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    Correct about getting the right wood! If the...

    Correct about getting the right wood! If the Chichpate does not do too well on the curved seats then might add a center 1/4" laminated strip of similar.

    cheers..
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    Thank you cheers...

    Thank you

    cheers...
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    Thank you Timothy for the recommendation.. :)...

    Thank you Timothy for the recommendation.. :) Could you suggest a reliable parts provider of such chuck? Thank you.

    cheers...
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    I've decided to chose Chichipate lumber from...

    I've decided to chose Chichipate lumber from Woodworkers sources in Phoenix. Basic information is available on this wood, it also has some oil content and is heavy. Was encouraged to give it a try as...
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    Thank you Gentlemen for all the input. Lathe...

    Thank you Gentlemen for all the input. Lathe isn't arrived yet and will let you know soon. One more question: Since the Excelsior does not come with a variable Chuck. Do you think that:...
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    "Curious how you deduce the quality comparisons...

    "Curious how you deduce the quality comparisons on the lathes while not owning any of them.". Sorry for my overreaction.. correct and not having had one yet. It's on the way! Browsed multiple...
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    Thank you JKJ. Much appreciated for your input....

    Thank you JKJ. Much appreciated for your input. While I am an experienced wood worker but have yet to own a wood lathe. Agree: sharpness of tools and of course gentle control with your tools. Will...
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    Mini Wood Lathe (Excelsior 5-Speed)

    Hello fellow Wood Lathe Aficionados..

    Just purchased and yet delivered an Excelsior 5-Speed Mini Lathe with additional body extension to do future table legs. While it's not the best of Lathes but...
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    Yes, Mark, have considered it. Thanks... still...

    Yes, Mark, have considered it. Thanks... still trying to figure of how many BDF (+-) to get for this chair. Don't want to overdo $$$. Always prefer actual lumber boards (less $ per BDF) where I plane...
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    Hola Lee.... just made a contribution and makes...

    Hola Lee.... just made a contribution and makes all the difference. Thanks..

    cheers...
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    Thank you David for reminding me! Am aware but...

    Thank you David for reminding me! Am aware but often forget :mad:.

    cheers...
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    Thank you Lee for your convince! Do you think...

    Thank you Lee for your convince! Do you think that Western Red Cedar or Western Red Wood so named would make good furniture for this: https://www.luteca.com/seating/san-m...ir-znssk-4nk32 ?...
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    Thank you all, much appreciated. I'll see what...

    Thank you all, much appreciated. I'll see what the Frau wants. Found shorts on AZ Craigslist for $20 bdf and will call to see how "short" they are. It's wild Thai teak.

    Merry Xmas to you all and a...
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    Excellent suggestions regarding making a...

    Excellent suggestions regarding making a prototype using cheap poplar or equivalent and going from there. Now I find that teak is a bit $$$$; cheapest I could find was $39 bdf. No luck in finding...
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    Teak Outdoor Chair

    Hello all..

    I am interested in building a teak outdoor chair for ourselves designed and build by Michael Van Beuren called "San Miquelito Armchair". Has anyone ever seen free or paid plans for...
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    Thank you, appreciate your input .

    Thank you, appreciate your input .
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    I've found someone that might repair said item...

    I've found someone that might repair said item at: customerservice@ereplacementparts.com/ Will see what they can do it.
    Regards, ELMER
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    Bosch PS10-2A 1/4" I-Driver 10.8v

    Hello....

    I've had this Bosch screwdriver for a long time and just love it. It finally :eek: quit working, especially doesn't do reverse anymore thus cannot remove screws.

    Made attempts to...
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