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    I'm only being funny with my next statement. You...

    I'm only being funny with my next statement. You oughta be happy with that...


    I only said that because what of happens when I use my jig, I get the same kind of cut as you did, but it also cuts...
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    It's not just candles, it's everything you use....

    It's not just candles, it's everything you use. It all comes down to the end user on whether it's a good idea to do what you have in mind................ Jerry (in Tucson)USA
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    Roger, Nice job on that bowl. How long in actual...

    Roger, Nice job on that bowl. How long in actual time did it take you to make it?

    I worked for a sign company back in the 1900's that made their signs using only Redwood because it left beautiful...
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    Richard, would you care to expand on that "nearly...

    Richard, would you care to expand on that "nearly had an incident".. Remember, I do metal work also. Any cautions I can get would be greatly appreciated. I hope there wasn't any pain or injury...
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    Roger, it looks more like you had a crotch in...

    Roger, it looks more like you had a crotch in that piece, which caused it to fail. When it separates, I saw what looked like a sheet of bark on one half of it. Your first picture shows what looks...
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    Pat, is it possible for you to take and post a...

    Pat, is it possible for you to take and post a picture of the back of it. I would really appreciate it. .......... Jerry (in Tucson)USA
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    The reason I invented, or rather re-invented the...

    The reason I invented, or rather re-invented the Chuck Plate is 97-99% of the stuff I turn doesn't have a single flat spot on it. The reason I made my first CP is the piece I wanted to turn, Cholla...
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    Hey Novice, you have shown you're willing to...

    Hey Novice, you have shown you're willing to invent a tool to overcome an obstacle incurred while turning. That's good for you and other turners you know. I'm not being disrespectful, but you are...
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    What was asking is rather that orient it like the...

    What was asking is rather that orient it like the shape dictates, cut it and center it with the pith facing you. I have a pod, so one of these days, I'll probably try it.

    I heard those jumping...
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    Rick, the end grain pattern of the pod resembles ...

    Rick, the end grain pattern of the pod resembles Chrysanthemum end grain. It's beautiful. Have you ever thought of turning a pod along the grain?

    When the spider shows off his stuff and...
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    I went to the Laguna site, and in the...

    I went to the Laguna site, and in the features/specs page, this is in there. Steel Bed: ASTM A36


    Mick, have you ever thought of something other than an overhead lifting system?? I thought about...
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    How

    Smiife, I'm pretty sure you did the inside first from a block of wood, and then remounted to do the OD. Did you cut it on a table saw to clean up the rim when done turning it? .......... Jerry (in...
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    Tony, thanks for posting this. That's an outside...

    Tony, thanks for posting this. That's an outside the box project. You did a spectacular job on it. Thanks. ........ Jerry (in Tucson)
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    I've been thinking about doing crack...

    I've been thinking about doing crack stabilization that way for a couple years now. Just haven't done it yet.

    I have been drilling across the cracks and inserting dowels that I make to bridge the...
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    Smiife, you ought to be ashamed of yourself. You...

    Smiife, you ought to be ashamed of yourself. You put up a picture of a gorgeous work of art with legs that have no explanation of what they are....... To me they look like thorns. Are they, and what...
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    Rob, you've got a good start on what will...

    Rob, you've got a good start on what will probably be a pretty good looking large bowl. According to my translation, that's 5 1/2" deep x 15 1/4+" diameter. Since you're into winter there, it might...
  17. Bodger, I know full well that wood has those...

    Bodger, I know full well that wood has those cracks. I haven't found a piece yet that doesn't have millions of them, especially Eucalyptus. Cutting a tree in any of the summer months here is asking...
  18. Neil, thanks for posting. Gonna need to locate...

    Neil, thanks for posting. Gonna need to locate this gallery.......... Jerry In Tucson).
  19. Hi Bodger, you have a nice looking bowl. Pine can...

    Hi Bodger, you have a nice looking bowl. Pine can be decieving before it's put on a lathe.

    I can appreciate the work that goes into making DT repairs, but personally will never ever do one for...
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    #1 , but would look better with a longer finial,...

    #1 , but would look better with a longer finial, possibly no more than a 1/2"........ Jerry (in Tucson)USA
  21. Thread: Steady rest

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    Got any pictures of your dolly?? .................

    Got any pictures of your dolly?? .............. Jerry (in Tucson)USA
  22. Thread: Steady rest

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    Tony, you did a good clean job on your rest. Just...

    Tony, you did a good clean job on your rest. Just that you should make you proud of a job well done. I'm going to describe the one I made below. Do not take it as criticism.

    Mine was made just...
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    Good save, Willy. When the picture loaded, and...

    Good save, Willy. When the picture loaded, and then enlarged, all I saw was worms crawling on the platter. I'm glad to see from others comments I'm not alone. Some comments are downright funny. A...
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    Do what Neils suggests. I would keep my tool as...

    Do what Neils suggests. I would keep my tool as close to the inside edge and keep the angle the same as the flare. Bring your tool rest up to the front of the piece. Lay your tool on it to visualize...
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    Looking at picture #1, if you haven't already...

    Looking at picture #1, if you haven't already proceeded and removed the center, do what Niels suggested and use it for a lid with a knob. I've done one like that, and the lid sitting inside the form...
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    After seeing some of those shaper cutters, I...

    After seeing some of those shaper cutters, I think I would have to quit the pipe making business right away. They looked vicious. And I've had my share of lost digits......... Jerry (in Tucson)USA
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    Why not just file contact points on the banjo....

    Why not just file contact points on the banjo. When it fits, you can get others that are large and not have to deal with filing a post again. It's not gonna hurt the banjo......... Jerry (in...
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    How about setting up your tool rest parrallell...

    How about setting up your tool rest parrallell and centered to your tail stock and head stock centers. Center your blanks also. Add a stop collar onto your tool. Turn until you hit the collar....
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    Fumbler, pretty nice job on getting the shape on...

    Fumbler, pretty nice job on getting the shape on the nut. The lid does need some help. When you make the next one, round over the bottom edge of the top a little. If it's a little larger than you...
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    Ted, every shop has one. It's called a Black...

    Ted, every shop has one. It's called a Black Hole. Things go in never to be seen again.......... Jerry (in Tucson)
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    Col, my uneducated guess is the ground it grows...

    Col, my uneducated guess is the ground it grows in has something in it that causes the color difference. It could also be the type of Olive... That's all I got except the bowls are very good looking...
  32. AB , love it, from an almost real deal Texan....

    AB , love it, from an almost real deal Texan. Missed it by a few months. Pop was a die hard Cajun, and couldn't stand being in Texas. ... Jerry (in Tucson)USA
  33. That's a good looking vase, Acacia2. I can see...

    That's a good looking vase, Acacia2. I can see why you want to remove the rings. Near the flare just below the stem, are those sanding lines or are they growth rings?

    Now to your question. If the...
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    Looking at the picture, I'm gonna take a guess...

    Looking at the picture, I'm gonna take a guess that jaw slide 2 &4 are not set into the scroll properly. It's not the jaws that are in the wrong place. It's the slides. What I relate below is my...
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    Pat, I don't know the difficulties encountered...

    Pat, I don't know the difficulties encountered while doing spheres, but they all look pretty good to me. Thanks for showing the work in progress.

    I'm gonna guess they are all solid. If you are...
  36. There are only two of those critters in...

    There are only two of those critters in Australia. I invented it in 2012, and received my patent in2016. If you want to make one, do it in aluminum. I used steel as I thought it was needed, but now...
  37. Thanks, Richard. I'm happy to hear that my Tail...

    Thanks, Richard. I'm happy to hear that my Tail Stock Steady is working out for you. You could also use your Longworth chuck, and using both would absolutely guarantee success....... It looks like...
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    Hey Willey, if you don't have any objections, I'm...

    Hey Willey, if you don't have any objections, I'm gonna post this picture on the site that I belong to that accepts feet in pictures... You will get full credit. Let me know if that's OK with you. I...
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    Willy, it's not a big deal. Here in the US, on...

    Willy, it's not a big deal. Here in the US, on another site I belong to, it's almost an obligation to show your feet in any of the pictures posted of logs and large pieces of wood just collected....
  40. It all depends on how you are using it. If it's...

    It all depends on how you are using it. If it's between centers, how can it fail? Anything you put on a lathe CAN fail. It's how you put it on the lathe that determines success.

    I see people...
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    I like it, Willy. Don't you just hate it when you...

    I like it, Willy. Don't you just hate it when you get over ruled by the offspring? It did turn out well and I think having the rim darkened would have taken away from the lines on the growth rings....
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    AB, nice job on the window. I don't care much...

    AB, nice job on the window. I don't care much for the exposed hardware. It's a distraction, but if that's the only stuff available, then that's the way it is.

    I believe I saw a window/flap type...
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    If they are wet, I can get about an 8 foot...

    If they are wet, I can get about an 8 foot strand. Someone doing Marquetry might have an interest, but they are way too thin. So far, just shavings to burn or toss........ Jerry (in Tucson)USA
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    Sorry Neil. Until I enlarged the picture, I...

    Sorry Neil. Until I enlarged the picture, I couldn't see the wool balls nor the spindles. You indicated the parts you want to make are 8mm, which is near 3/8" here. Why don't you just get yourself...
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    https://www.woodworkforums.com/attachment.php?attac...

    https://www.woodworkforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=450335&d=1551837830&thumb=1 Sorry Neil. Until I enlarged the picture, I couldn't see the wool balls nor the spindles. You indicated the parts...
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    Neil, Looking at the stick sticking out of that...

    Neil, Looking at the stick sticking out of that turned base, I can't imagine you are having a chatter problem. It looks over 1" diameter, and maybe 14" long. Sharp tools and higher speed would...
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    Neil, what are your diameters of these spindles,...

    Neil, what are your diameters of these spindles, and how long would they be when completed?? Also, how many are you looking to do? ............ Jerry (in Tucson)USA
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    I love his tool rest..... Jerry (in Tucson)USA

    I love his tool rest..... Jerry (in Tucson)USA
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    Ted, when you are turning the Banksia pods, do...

    Ted, when you are turning the Banksia pods, do you ever encounter any hidden seeds? I have one, but it doesn't look to have as many seed holes as most I've seen posted. My experience below is why I...
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    Have you posted a picture of this lathe? If you...

    Have you posted a picture of this lathe? If you don't have any, take some, especially where the feed controls are. Is there a complete name for it with a manufacturing location? I put in Urpematic,...
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