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    I went through all of the comparisons and...

    I went through all of the comparisons and research before settling on and ordering the 261 C-M. The C-MQ was an additional $150 and added almost another pound to the saw. The price and added...
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    I received my Stihl chainsaw today but realized...

    I received my Stihl chainsaw today but realized after bringing it home it was the higher priced Stihl 261 C-MQ instead of the ordered 261 C-M. I paid the manufacturer's list price for the latter. ...
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    After preparing a few crude end grain samples and...

    After preparing a few crude end grain samples and viewing them through a 15x magnifier it looks like those that identified the wood as Ash are correct. My apologies for not applying some thoughtful...
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    I'm somewhat familiar with the problem you're...

    I'm somewhat familiar with the problem you're having. In other words my experience is limited. But I found the smoothest finish obtained was with either a skew or shearing cut using spindle gouge. ...
  5. A new piece of wood to turn into a bowl - PIC

    Here's another piece of wood that I'm excited about tackling. It's labeled Apple based on what the person who gave it to me mentioned. There was at least one fairly large branch that came out of...
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    Here are a few more pieces (pics) of the puzzle...

    Here are a few more pieces (pics) of the puzzle that might help identify the wood. One of the photos contradicts what I was told about the wood if the bark is any indication. The one below shows...
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    Is this Pecan wood? PIC

    The person who gave me a piece of the wood used to make the bowl shown below said it was Pecan wood. After looking at a number of Pecan bowls on YouTube I'm now not sure. The wood was the hardest...
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    After looking up Worksharp knife sharpeners it...

    After looking up Worksharp knife sharpeners it appears they have a lot of different types of gadgets for sharpening. I have no experience with any of them but would suggest first reading The...
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    More attention will be given to your question if...

    More attention will be given to your question if placed in the Turner's Forum but I would definitely seal the end grains of the whole logs until deciding how to proceed with preparing them for...
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    You're probably correct about pushing the 391...

    You're probably correct about pushing the 391 because of what they had in stock. You're also correct that the 261 C-M is not in stock and will have to be ordered. Planning on doing that tomorrow.
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    The first of the year has arrived and I'm about...

    The first of the year has arrived and I'm about ready to pull the trigger on another chainsaw. Sales taxes have decreased here after the Jan. 1 is the reason for postponing the purchase until now. ...
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    Thanks John! I didn't know Woodfinder existed...

    Thanks John! I didn't know Woodfinder existed until you mentioned it. Unfortunately nothing popped up during a few searches. I'll put more time into it again a little later but I may have to look...
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    High Pitch Chatter?

    I just finished a small bowl using Pecan wood and experienced for the first time a high pitch chatter. Is this because the wood was so hard?
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    Purchasing Green Lumber?

    I would like to purchase some green Birch to make Kuksas for the next Holiday gift giving. Is there anywhere that it can be purchased? Being in NW Arizona it is not available around here. The...
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    What type of carving are you finding a single...

    What type of carving are you finding a single bevel axe preferable to a double bevel? The OP mentioned using an axe for "spoon and bowl carving".
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    Got it. Thanks for the explanation.

    Got it. Thanks for the explanation.
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    Slider versus cabinet saw?

    I asked in another thread about comparing a SawStop ICS converted to a slider using either their Sliding Crosscut Table or Large Sliding Table to a more traditional slider often talked about here. ...
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    I'm fairly new to woodworking and know very...

    I'm fairly new to woodworking and know very little about sliders but wouldn't a SawStop with their sliding table be a solution?
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    Based on my very limited experience and reading...

    Based on my very limited experience and reading "sometimes" seems more appropriate.
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    The saw will be used well beyond reach of...

    The saw will be used well beyond reach of electric power so an electric chainsaw is out of the question. If I have to saw something inside the shop I've been using a bandsaw and it has worked out...
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    Stihl 261 C-M chainsaw?

    I'm planning to purchases another chainsaw the first of the year and have been thinking of getting the Stihl 261 C-M. It's probably more than I need preparing wood for woodturning, cutting down...
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    Since you already decided on the PCS and 1.75 hp...

    Since you already decided on the PCS and 1.75 hp I recommend the largest size rails that will fit in your shop, extra cartridge and industrial base with special emphasis on the latter. The smaller...
  23. What is it missing besides the dust shroud and...

    What is it missing besides the dust shroud and sharpening attachment?
  24. My interest in the planer has almost disappeared...

    My interest in the planer has almost disappeared based on the comments so far. The seller wants $1000, which is out of the question. I may offer $150 after giving it more thought but after...
  25. So, about $150? Is it worth restoring?

    So, about $150? Is it worth restoring?
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