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    If that info is not on the website , email them...

    If that info is not on the website , email them and ask .

    They do have blank inserts that can be threaded to suit your lathe
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    You may find the info here Teknatool Chuck...

    You may find the info here
    Teknatool Chuck Support Page
    or here
    http://www.teknatool.com/products/Lathe_Accessories/adaptor_page.htm
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    Has the post lent over from the base of the concrete footing up , or has the timber itself bowed ?
    Either way , in the end , as time goes by, it may not be the only one to step out of line , so...
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    Liam , given that you already have a trade ,...

    Liam ,
    given that you already have a trade , related qualifications and experience that are not to dissimilar to the ones that you are looking to now , is it possible to get a bit of cross-crediting...
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    If you can get access to a joiner's shop that has...

    If you can get access to a joiner's shop that has a door press , and the use of it over a weekend , go for it .
    Use aliphatic glue , lots of it , and laminate all three layers at once.
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    Hot Tub anyone ? :U
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    Cheers Neil , looks great mate :2tsup: I'll...

    Cheers Neil , looks great mate :2tsup:
    I'll knock one up meself when I get a workshop again . We've got no shortage of stuffed office chairs around this city these days :D
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    Yep , rounds of hardwood logs , a froe , a...

    Yep ,
    rounds of hardwood logs , a froe , a mallet ,
    and time :D
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    yep , the woodwork room at my high school was...

    yep , the woodwork room at my high school was nothing like that :rolleyes:
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    here ya go Nai , the ultimate celtic knot pen...

    here ya go Nai , the ultimate celtic knot pen turning tutorial :D

    YouTube - The Homework Ultimatum

    :2tsup:
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    Thanks EG , yep , they are shipping out...

    Thanks EG ,
    yep , they are shipping out tourists and holidaymakers , to allow accommodation for the incoming rescue workers from all over the world
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    So its true , God is ecumenical :2tsup: We...

    So its true , God is ecumenical :2tsup:

    We are still waiting for the bureaucrats to finish the paper work from the last one so that we can get started :U
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    Cheers Ern , me and mine are ok :2tsup: , ...

    Cheers Ern ,
    me and mine are ok :2tsup: ,
    the house , the yard and the roads are not tho :D
    No power or water at home (Woolston), so over the other side of town (Hoon Hay) with family.

    ...
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    Best to bring your super sprung seat EG , the...

    Best to bring your super sprung seat EG , the roads here are a tad bumpy at the moment :p
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    it's still standing folks , not like some houses...

    it's still standing folks , not like some houses here in Chch :D
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    Exquisite table Rod , top marks all round :2tsup:...

    Exquisite table Rod , top marks all round :2tsup:

    all except the metal bracket system I reckon :no:
    wooden buttons let into the rails be better for movement.
    Look nicer too , more in keeping...
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    Cam , could you elaborate on what you mean by...

    Cam ,
    could you elaborate on what you mean by engineered floor .
    Pine timber with hardwood veneer , full thickness ply or composite wood fiber with ply veneer or laminated bamboo ? or some...
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    Is it a pool house with a seasonal waterfall Joe...

    Is it a pool house with a seasonal waterfall Joe ? :U
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    When I finish roughing down a really big out of...

    When I finish roughing down a really big out of balance bowl blank that has heaps of cracks , splits and inclusions ,
    and take off me face shield and hard hat and heavy leather gloves , and sit...
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    Yep , you've got it there . The strongest part of...

    Yep , you've got it there . The strongest part of an MDF post will be the glue line .:)
    If you go with the split timber , trench and glue up method , don't forget to lay a mouse wire along the ...
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    cuppa tea

    cuppa tea
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    What they said :aro-u: . When you have tapered...

    What they said :aro-u: .
    When you have tapered the Jarrah pole to your satisfaction , take it to a WoodTurner who has Long Hole Boring capabilities to have the cable hole drilled up through it .
    ...
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    Is that it ? ok cheers . no matter , now they...

    Is that it ? ok cheers .
    no matter , now they can just do the search themselves :D
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    Working ok here , tried it on another computer,...

    Working ok here , tried it on another computer, ok there too .

    Go up to the top of the page and Search ' Sherline wtl1024 '
    It turned up three threads on here . This one and two others
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    Linda , it could just be that piece of wood ,...

    Linda ,
    it could just be that piece of wood , the tension in it , sap content or whatever.
    Turn a couple more lengths , cut from different bits of dunnage , using the same process .
    See...
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    Floody , check out the other two blokes on...

    Floody ,
    check out the other two blokes on this page . They had the same lathe back then as you do now.
    Maybe they also had the same problem .
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    Good skills all round Joe :2tsup: Your ...

    Good skills all round Joe :2tsup:
    Your platter will set well in the middle of the dining room table .

    gotta love the swivel heads and turning from the 'off side' eh mate :U
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    Nowhere near as many Kiwis over there as there...

    Nowhere near as many Kiwis over there as there are Aussies over here tho eh :U ,
    millions of the buggas in the bush and some are even taking up residence in the towns :oo:
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    No need to sneak in Anton , stroll in Loud and...

    No need to sneak in Anton , stroll in Loud and Proud , theres' no shortage of us Kiwis on here . :D
    Jock


    http://www.wtta.co.nz/images/kiwi.gif
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    You have not met many of the top carvers have you...

    You have not met many of the top carvers have you , the world class artists :D

    Very few of them move away from home . They have no need to , the world comes to them :2tsup:
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    All traditions have to start somewhere . The...

    All traditions have to start somewhere .
    The national carving school has only been going since 1962 .
    No time like the present to establish something similar over your way .
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    Yep , they blew in from the west :p Thats a...

    Yep , they blew in from the west :p

    Thats a good bracket system .:)
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    :no: Flies :~

    :no: Flies :~
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    You're on to it there :2tsup: and a drain...

    You're on to it there :2tsup:

    and a drain hose too , save you venturing out in the heat round the back of the shed :U
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    and don't forget the wetsuit . keep the shavings...

    and don't forget the wetsuit . keep the shavings out of ya undies :D
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    We have no shortage of young carvers over here in...

    We have no shortage of young carvers over here in NZ . I have no idea of the stats. re. under or over 40 tho .
    Much of the work is for the tourist industry , and the for corporate and
    government...
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    :2tsup:

    :2tsup:
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    Get a king sized bed :2tsup:

    Get a king sized bed :2tsup:
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    Tiger , I have it in both hands , and my knees...

    Tiger ,
    I have it in both hands , and my knees . It made itself known in my left knee 2 years ago .
    Over the last 9 months or so it became apparent that the right knee , and then both hands were...
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    :D:D:D Ern , you missed the fine print mate...

    :D:D:D

    Ern , you missed the fine print mate .

    (For hand sanding on stationary lathe only)

    :U
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    oops , bugga :doh: lots of us have been there :U...

    oops , bugga :doh: lots of us have been there :U

    check out this chart , see what suits the situation
    http://images.meredith.com/wood/pdf/drill-press-speed-chart.pdf
    add speed to all the good...
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    Jill , how fast is the drill going ? The holes...

    Jill , how fast is the drill going ?
    The holes that we can see in the pic look to have a faint 'thread' / 'riffling' spiraling down them .
    The speed of the machine could be too slow .
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    Brilliant idea BB :2tsup: fine looking pens...

    Brilliant idea BB :2tsup:

    fine looking pens too :U
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    poor man's kauri eh :U

    poor man's kauri eh :U
  45. This tv ad from an Auckland supermarket has a...

    This tv ad from an Auckland supermarket has a few .
    Not sure is any are made from candy , but most other food groups seem to be represented :U

    New World’s grocery orchestra slices fruit,...
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    Art , do you use a steel hammer or a wooden...

    Art ,
    do you use a steel hammer or a wooden mallet with your chisels when you carve out the recess ? :D


    Seriously , my take on the query in the opening post is that it is regarding the ...
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    WoodTurning books online

    For any who have an interest in older style turning techniques , or need ideas to get out of a jamb :D
    try here

    or any other subjects that take your fancy .
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    I'm of that mind too . For me , expansion...

    I'm of that mind too .
    For me , expansion modes , and woodworm screws , with the tailstock brought into play there too , are for holding 'natural' blanks untill a tenon has been cut...
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    Ern, I made no mention of a conchuck , you did...

    Ern,
    I made no mention of a conchuck , you did .
    You also spoke of shark and spigot jaws . It is with those , being used in expansion mode in recesses made with forstner bits that I advocate...
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