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nz_carver
26th Dec 2009, 03:04 PM
Ok all I was a good lttle monster this year:B
so I got a mini lathe for xmass off mum and dad

last minute thing
as they were going to get me a bandsaw but I got one off here
that i get in the new year:U

I got a set of turning tools as well:2tsup:
I get a chuck at end of jan(birthday)

If any one has woood they want to give a home to im happy to help
wood for wine anyone or beer ??

I know its a mini tathe and some may say its better to get a big one but I dont want to get lost with turning and forget about my carving

wheelinround
26th Dec 2009, 03:28 PM
Well done Dave even has wood/chips/dust on it but tools don't :U well set up.
I'll donate some wood, will pine do :q.
Ok you get yourself into Blue Mountains turners when they get back. Some great fellows there will help.

wheelinround
26th Dec 2009, 03:30 PM
Dave just noticed in 2nd photo there is something being dragged under tailstock on the farside way remove and clean under the tailstock.

Sawdust Maker
26th Dec 2009, 03:46 PM
NZ Carver

Happy new lathe

I know where there's a big pile of timber for the begging, but Wheelin won't tell us where MiL is :doh:

wheelinround
26th Dec 2009, 03:50 PM
NZ Carver

Happy new lathe

I know where there's a big pile of timber for the begging, but Wheelin won't tell us where MiL is :doh:

I have no problem telling where MiL is.............she is at home at her place :q

coffenup
26th Dec 2009, 07:55 PM
congrats & happy turnings
regards Michael

Sawdust Maker
26th Dec 2009, 09:30 PM
I have no problem telling where MiL is.............she is at home at her place :q

and no doubt has the double barrel guarding your stash :o

Christos
26th Dec 2009, 09:51 PM
I know its a mini tathe and some may say its better to get a big one but I dont want to get lost with turning and forget about my carving

Then you will have to be called nz_turner.
:D

artme
27th Dec 2009, 12:03 AM
That lathe was probably made in Brasil. Evry second thing here is white and blue -that blue.:U:U

mick61
27th Dec 2009, 10:04 PM
Now you just need some decent chisels to go with the chinese set.One Bowl gouge one Skew a Parting tool made from a large Hacksaw blade a Spindle Gouge and a couple of McJing blanks for Scrapers. Sky`s the limit.
Welcome to the ADDICTION.MICK:D