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    Just sent PM

    Just sent PM
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    The best money you could ever spend will be on...

    The best money you could ever spend will be on some basic instruction. From wood orientation to correct tool use, instruction will make your experience so much better. You don't show your location,...
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    According to Franklin, Titebond II is the best...

    According to Franklin, Titebond II is the best glue for end grain joints. Titebond III is the most water resistance. With the 45 degree cuts for a Celtic Knot I would go with TBII unless you need...
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    Collaboration with my daughter

    I made the bowl, she made the profiteroles. You can follow her baking on Instagram, @rachelbeaverbakes
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    West Systems G-flex epoxy works with wet wood, or...

    West Systems G-flex epoxy works with wet wood, or at least in a wet environment. Might try them and see if they have a product for you.
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    I have a theory I am working on as to why this...

    I have a theory I am working on as to why this works, but here's something that has worked for me. First spray the wood with water and let dry. Then start sanding with 400g or 320g, then work your...
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    California Air Tools. Super quiet, stainless...

    California Air Tools. Super quiet, stainless tanks. Love mine.
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    Don't know about the bushing, but the d-way tools are oversized bar and do not fit into the Jimmy Clew's quick releases. They need to be ground down to work. If you look at the Thompson tools, you...
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    I think collars should be attached. The biggest...

    I think collars should be attached. The biggest issue with attaching a finial is it makes it much more complicated to transport / ship.
    If you want to keep fingers out, make the hole on the...
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    I have turned on the Laguna lathes and they...

    I have turned on the Laguna lathes and they perform great. The layout and function is about perfect. I can't speak to the Laguna's reliability, however Laguna's customer service appears to have...
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    Polarizing filter can help. You can also shoot...

    Polarizing filter can help. You can also shoot it before you make it glossy if your want reflection free. Otherwise try to make the reflection as pleasing as possible.

    Use a nice square or...
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    It's actually possible that the sandpaper you are...

    It's actually possible that the sandpaper you are using has some metal content, and that metal is causing the tanins in the wood to darken. It looks like that pen could be Oak, in which case that is...
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    I'm going to guess that the force of the...

    I'm going to guess that the force of the expanding chuck was too much force as the bowl was turned thinner. When the bowl was thick there was enough meat to hold it together, but as you went thin...
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    3D Blocks Trio

    "3D Blocks" Trio. Oak 11" x 6" each. #1 Ebonized, #2 Ebonized, bleached and fumed #3 Fumed
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    For that purpose I agree with the epoxy finish. ...

    For that purpose I agree with the epoxy finish.
    I would also recommend using Titebond 3 for it's waterproof qualities.
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    Most finishes are actually food safe once they...

    Most finishes are actually food safe once they are dry.

    As Brice said, you can "ebonize" the wood with a vinegar/rust solution - depending on the type of wood (some woods don't have enough...
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    I know many of you have had success putting glue...

    I know many of you have had success putting glue blocks on green wood, especially with CA glue.

    I reached out to Franklin / Titebond and specifically asked about using CA on green wood. Here is...
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    You can't glue blocks to green wood. The wood...

    You can't glue blocks to green wood. The wood has to be dry to accept a glue block.
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    Henry, like someone said, lots of different opinions and answers.

    The comments on end grain vessels are correct. Using a bowl gouge is not impossible on an end grain vessel, but you would be...
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    If you have the room to angle the lathe out from...

    If you have the room to angle the lathe out from the wall, then you will have better access to both sides, and in case something flies off the lathe it will be deflected at an angle away from you.
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    I also use the Jimmy Clewes cam locks sold by...

    I also use the Jimmy Clewes cam locks sold by Doug Thompson. They are super fast and efficient. I make my own wood handles for them.

    I can make the handles perfectly sized for my hand, custom...
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    Who is selling this? If Powermatic or one of their dealers is selling this with no warranty, I wonder what they know that they aren't telling you?
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    With cole jaws you do not have a positive tenon...

    With cole jaws you do not have a positive tenon and since you are holding the rim of the vessel, there is likely a good chance of flex happening. The torque of turning the tenon is quite a bit of...
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    It's really up to each individual. I have mostly...

    It's really up to each individual. I have mostly used my miter saw with good results. Usually set it with a digital protractor.

    After talking to Jerry Bennett I decided to try the seg-easy...
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    Titebond III will leave a darker glue line. The...

    Titebond III will leave a darker glue line. The advantage is the glue is water resistant.

    Titebond I and II are essentially the same color and either will be ideal for your application.
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