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  1. I bought a new Enco mill back in the late 70's...

    I bought a new Enco mill back in the late 70's (Bridgeport knock off) it's still a pretty good machine, on it the quill carries the spindle and that I think (a quill) would be the trick on the lathe...
  2. I used a 1-1/2" fostner to start hollowing the...

    I used a 1-1/2" fostner to start hollowing the cypress box and the walnut vase. finished squaring with carbide scrapers. ..... I keep adding to the gift table :)

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  3. 466455 :)....okay so it turns out my keyless...

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    :)....okay so it turns out my keyless chuck is threaded with a 1/4-20. I used some all-thread as a draw bar and it worked great,...very secure and tight. However the crank is of no use, I'd...
  4. Good lesson John. I went to snooping around...

    Good lesson John.

    I went to snooping around and it looks like the powermatic c tailstock might hold a collet and draw bar set up.
  5. I'm glad to see you bring this up .... awhile...

    I'm glad to see you bring this up .... awhile back I drilled a hole with a forstner and when I backed the bit out the bit and chuck fell out of the tail stock.... cheap thrill :)... Now I always...
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    Thomas, I can't remember for sure but I think...

    Thomas, I can't remember for sure but I think this was cherry and the epoxy dye bled into the ends of the inlay channel and looked bad so indian ink was used to cover the mistake. This piece is...
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    I really thought this process was done round and...

    I really thought this process was done round and then squared up on a saw. The tape on the corners sounds smart :)

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    Two very nice piecesThomas.What wipes me out is...

    Two very nice piecesThomas.What wipes me out is you guys do this from a square.... images of a buzz saw come to mind :confused:
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    Hmmm. I wouldn’t have figured walnut to be a...

    Hmmm. I wouldn’t have figured walnut to be a good choice, glad I asked. I can get walnut from Suwannee Lumber though I’m not sure how their stuff is actually dried. The boards are usually 12’ long...
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    Stable wood recommendation

    I want to re-saw kiln dried 12”x12”x2” blanks down to 12-12-3/8” and am not sure what type of wood would be the most stable ((as in not warping). I will put a protective finish coat immediately after...
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    okay, I give up. what is BLO?

    okay, I give up. what is BLO?
  12. :) ...Anyone who ever worked with roofing tar...

    :) ...Anyone who ever worked with roofing tar knows the first thing to do is pop the lid and wipe some on your forearm and pants just to get it over with!
  13. This is what's left of 9- 25 yr old Bradford Pear...

    This is what's left of 9- 25 yr old Bradford Pear trees the power company cut down in front of my place over a year ago. ( they said they were a hazard). Anyway, I've got a bandsaw on order and when...
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    These aren't that big of a deal to make Dave. I...

    These aren't that big of a deal to make Dave. I was very new to wood turning when making these, ( I've watched a lot of Captain Eddie videos :) ).I used a sq type carbide bit for the longest time and...
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    :D nothing moves.

    :D nothing moves.
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    Okay, fair enough. Nice to have a selection to...

    Okay, fair enough. Nice to have a selection to choose from and pick favorites. I'm getting my dimensional stuff from /suwanee lumber now. We had a really good source of exotic woods about 6 miles up...
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    :D whats your deal with wenge wood? On another...

    :D whats your deal with wenge wood? On another thread you kinda knocked it :D.... this spider was done maybe 4/5 yrs ago and I do remember shavings being like little tooth picks sticking to me but...
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    Wenge Wood Spider

    :) wenge wood....

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    wow....very nice!

    wow....very nice!
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    I try to avoid using casters, I use a pallet jack...

    I try to avoid using casters, I use a pallet jack for moving stuff around…..could be something about having wheels on my house for so many years 🤷*♂️
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    This is closet shelving from home depot. I...

    This is closet shelving from home depot. I adjusted the openings with a pair of pliers. Its cheap, quick to install and ez to clean. :D

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    To me it looked like depending what side of it...

    To me it looked like depending what side of it you're standing it could be a fun rapid fire spear chucker..... with the glass grinder if you let go of the wood it's like a concrete block bouncing...
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    Well in my defense I've never seen anything like...

    Well in my defense I've never seen anything like that :) ..but you mentioned pushing against the resistance of the spinning paper and it sounded a lot like what I got tired of, you really need to...
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    Wow, I was way off ��

    Wow, I was way off ��
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    Your flat master grinder definition sounds...

    Your flat master grinder definition sounds similar to the glass grinder I built several years ago. I had to replace the magnetic diamond grinding disc with an 80 grit oxide guitar sanding disc when I...
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