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    Consider the blade choice. I've found a course 3...

    Consider the blade choice. I've found a course 3 tpi blade is worse than a 6 tpi blade. But then maybe it wouldn't matter if both blades were sharp. Anyone have an opinion on that?
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    If you google "salt cellar on a wood lathe"...

    If you google "salt cellar on a wood lathe" you'll get lots of ideas. The one I was looking for was done by Tim Yoder but it appears it's no longer available for free. I know too I downloaded some...
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    Yes, it can be used for any spice that way. I...

    Yes, it can be used for any spice that way. I usually make a pepper mill with matching salt cellar rather than salt grinder.
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    Mills get handled all the time. For that reason I...

    Mills get handled all the time. For that reason I use a poly or lacquer finish. BLO will pop the grain but be sure it's cured before adding anything else. I use only ceramic after a client used salt...
  5. Enough to keep a person occupied for a long time....

    Enough to keep a person occupied for a long time. Thanks for sharing.
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    I love the light from Ken however sometimes the...

    I love the light from Ken however sometimes the magnet slips when I move the light. I have to steady the magnet and then move the light. Anyone else have this issue? I should add the magnet is...
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    Great interview, down to earth, common sense. If...

    Great interview, down to earth, common sense. If I was closer I'd be hanging around his mill.
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    I've experienced white spots after buffing with...

    I've experienced white spots after buffing with white diamond so now skip that when buffing out walnut. I wonder if finishing like John does would seal the pores enough so white diamond spots...
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    I've been told light woods darken and dark woods...

    I've been told light woods darken and dark woods lighten. Good advice about leaving something on the table all the time. I used a cherry table I built as my fly tying table. Once I quit tying my wife...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llFMhrKNziA ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llFMhrKNziA

    Lyle Jamison has a DVD series on hollowing and will answer questions if you contact him. The cutter meeting the wood is the critical element no matter...
  11. In your photo it looks like oil or something has...

    In your photo it looks like oil or something has come out of the hole. We just dealt with a similar hole on a water faucet on our reverse osmosis unit. The drain hose had plugged and excess water...
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    Thank you for the replies. I thank Maria for her...

    Thank you for the replies. I thank Maria for her information as that's exactly my experience. Once I used Yorkshire Grit it really sealed the wood so any oil application was ruled out. Lacquer or...
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    Finish Question

    I'm wondering how Yorkshire Grit with Hampshire Sheen holds up as a finish. Specifically on utility items like pepper mills and pens etc. Anyone have experience with them?
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    Yorkshire grit, Hampshire shine

    I wonder how these wear as a finish? Would it hold up on a pepper mill or other utility pieces or would it just work for decorative pieces? I'm curious if anyone has experience with them? Thank you...
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    I'm curious where you got the first one. I know...

    I'm curious where you got the first one. I know at the Vesterheim in Deborah they have unfinished platters and other items for craft folks to finish. I wonder if a Chicago area wood turning club...
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    I got the Wecheer and a Foredom chisel hand...

    I got the Wecheer and a Foredom chisel hand piece. It goes together with a very snug fit and it's difficult to remove compared to the Wecheer hand piece that came with the unit. I'm hoping that will...
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    Both turning clubs I belong to sell anchor seal...

    Both turning clubs I belong to sell anchor seal at a very reasonable price. You might ask around but I too think that would be your best option.
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    I'm working one some four cornered plates and now...

    I'm working one some four cornered plates and now really appreciate your craft. It's quite a challenge to keep those sides the same and the corners crisp. Very nice choice of wood and excellent...
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    So actually cheaper from across the pond from the...

    So actually cheaper from across the pond from the same place Amazon sells it from. I suppose the exchange rate had something to do with it? Hope you enjoy it, looking forward to hearing how it works...
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    Looks like it's available from Amazon....

    Looks like it's available from Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/POWERCAP-CAE602-941-100-JSP-Powercap-Active/dp/B00JVV4744

    How does the price compare to Toolpost?
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    The top cutter is 3/8 of an inch thick. The...

    The top cutter is 3/8 of an inch thick. The groove is down 3/4 of an inch from the top. The bottom of the cut out is 1 5/8 inch from the top. I've seen them made with only one cutter and marks...
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    Wecher Flex Shaft

    I see Woodcraft has the Wecheer flex shaft tool on sale. With my birthday discount it looks promising. I understand the Wecheer will use Foredom hand pieces. I'm wondering if anyone can confirm that...
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    https://pekesafety.com/product/powercap-powered-pa...

    https://pekesafety.com/product/powercap-powered-particulate-respirator/
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    I agree with Bill, at about the 57 second mark it...

    I agree with Bill, at about the 57 second mark it looks like a spindle gauge.
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    I'll just throw out that for me it depends on the...

    I'll just throw out that for me it depends on the wood. Some wood that warps a lot it's sometimes hard to have enough wood to finish turn. I think having the same thickness is important. It also...
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