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    The ringed section is used to provide a 'power...

    The ringed section is used to provide a 'power grip' on pieces that extend a long way out from the chuck without tailstock support, like deep vases and hollow forms.
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Camelot No that Walt has passed on the...

    Camelot

    No that Walt has passed on the Record/s, I will have a look now at what we have at the Men's Shed and let you know what I find.
  3. Derek, while waiting for BobL to reply, I will...

    Derek, while waiting for BobL to reply, I will make just one comment.

    By placing his particle counter next to the exhaust of the vacs he is measuring the fine dust levels that have come out of...
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. I would be selling on behalf of my local Mens...

    I would be selling on behalf of my local Mens Shed. If I remember correctly there are at least two surplus to requirements, possibly more. I have seen at least one insert floating about somewhere at...
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    WANTED:N.S.W.. Is the Record Bench Holdfast #146...

    Is the Record Bench Holdfast #146 an option?

    I can help with a couple of those.

    Not as olde worlde as ye Gramercy, but the Records will hold down firmer than anything else.
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    Some Nth Qld turners are going to luck out on...

    Some Nth Qld turners are going to luck out on that!

    And, with some very nice wood too.
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    My gallery also does a markup of 76%, but that...

    My gallery also does a markup of 76%, but that includes 10% GST of the selling price that they have to pay.

    I don't begrudge the gallery getting that. Some pieces move quickly while others can...
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    Yes, with a new blade, the first bit of turning...

    Yes, with a new blade, the first bit of turning the tension mechanism is just taking up any slack. Any variation in blade length is inconsequential in terms of getting the final tension set right....
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    Right oh! Only comment on the EZtension, as I...

    Right oh!

    Only comment on the EZtension, as I understand it they are set to read 15,000 psi. That is OK if you are doing some deep re-sawing, but IME you don't need as much as that for most work....
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    I tension by sound. Pluck it on the the...

    I tension by sound.

    Pluck it on the the non-guide block side.

    D3 is about right for me... D3 Piano Note - YouTube

    If you are not getting a musical note at all it is not tight enough!
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    I have thought so for some time. Thee are...

    I have thought so for some time.

    Thee are still some quite active, but isolated, clubs around the country. However, there is not enough of them collectively to sustain a national effort. There is...
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    Any comments on the Qld pumped hydro plan? ...

    Any comments on the Qld pumped hydro plan?

    Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announces $62b clean energy plan including '''world'''s largest pumped hydro energy storage''' - ABC News
  13. Thread: photo rotation

    by NeilS
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    If I recall this correctly, the forum software...

    If I recall this correctly, the forum software only does this with photos above a certain size. It's a bug in the forum software and not specific to this WW forum. I've experienced it on other forums...
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    Have you put a Morse taper in both the head and...

    Have you put a Morse taper in both the head and tailstock and brought them together for the kiss test. Is the headstock MT revolving around the tailstock MT?

    I know you have tested all of your...
  15. Thanks for sharing. You might also like to...

    Thanks for sharing.

    You might also like to post this in our Japanese Hand Tools sub-forum.

    Over there the interest may also be in your blacksmithing of your blade.
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    Yes, that was my concern and the reason I didn't...

    Yes, that was my concern and the reason I didn't go right ahead and just drill it out before trying it out.

    I showed Jimmy mine with the thin aluminium tubing handle and I think he was more...
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    My preference is for very light handles. None...

    My preference is for very light handles.

    None of the commercial offerings are light enough for my liking.

    Best solution so far has been to add a Clewes QR to an thin aluminium tube and wrap...
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    And, a bit light on with the personal protective...

    And, a bit light on with the personal protective equipment...:oo:
  19. Thread: Wood Chatoyance

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    No, unfortunately, I haven't been able to fit in...

    No, unfortunately, I haven't been able to fit in the time to put my samples together and to get them away to Clear Out or directly to you. Still a bit away off at this stage.
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    I'm thinking a couple of rings and steam bent...

    I'm thinking a couple of rings and steam bent veneer would be quicker and equally effective.

    But to a man with a hammer everything is a nail!
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    I'm thinking that looks like a museum piece......

    I'm thinking that looks like a museum piece... straight out of an archaeological dig!

    I really like it... :U
  22. Thread: Wood Chatoyance

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    Yes, very happy to hear that your test results...

    Yes, very happy to hear that your test results have confirmed that.

    I put my hand up to send you samples of some of our other woods, but workshop time has been taken up with back orders for the...
  23. Interesting points there, Yvan. I have removed...

    Interesting points there, Yvan.

    I have removed the front panel on ours (the one above the door that slides up) to make some adjustments to the primary air intakes located behind there to improve...
  24. Thread: 20 Years Today.

    by NeilS
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    Cliff Thanks for hanging in there and making...

    Cliff

    Thanks for hanging in there and making your valued contribution over that time.

    ...from a mere 15-yearer.
  25. Yes, Yvan, we have the Pryoclassic IV. We...

    Yes, Yvan, we have the Pryoclassic IV. We selected it at the time as it had the lowest emissions of any of the wood heaters that had been tested to meet the standards as they were back 10yrs ago. The...
  26. Our wood heater has particular requirements. The...

    Our wood heater has particular requirements. The firebox is a cylinder that runs north-south with the door at the end of that. Inside the firebox is quite deep and theoretically could take pieces up...
  27. Your welcome to that Andy and if you do just post...

    Your welcome to that Andy and if you do just post any improvements you make.
  28. For ripping with CS 'across' the end of billet I...

    For ripping with CS 'across' the end of billet I just place the piece upright on top of my splitting block, which is tall as I like the strike height for splitting to be at elbow height. That's also...
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    Ditto. The Pro-Forme Scraper tip is also a...

    Ditto.

    The Pro-Forme Scraper tip is also a nice addition to those Woodcuts hollowers. It's the only scraper tip that I know of that will allows you to rotate it to whatever angle you prefer for...
  30. Spin Doctor I take my hat off to anyone who...

    Spin Doctor

    I take my hat off to anyone who can turn for 71/2 hrs a day, 5 days a week!!!

    Nowadays I'm doing well if I can put in 2hrs straight....:(

    Anyway, if you found with your extensive...
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    SOUTH AUST This beauty is still up for grabs. You don't...

    This beauty is still up for grabs.

    You don't get back saws as big as this very often...

    If Bad Axe call their 18" 'The Beast', not sure what you would call this whopping 28" one!

    Bad Axe...
  32. As applied to flatware working tools, just read...

    As applied to flatware working tools, just read the initial post by Derek Cohen in this thread started by him...

    The Unicorn method

    That first post by Derek is more than enough to explain the...
  33. Andy, I will be interested to read what you think...

    Andy, I will be interested to read what you think after giving it a go.

    One of the best compilations of articles on sharpening turning tools was done by the American Association of Woodturners...
  34. Many of us turners have more recently gone over...

    Many of us turners have more recently gone over to CBN grinding wheels and they makes short work of any of the HSSs that we poke at them, including CPM10v, CPM15v, M42 and standard M2 that has been...
  35. Use on bowl gouge flutes

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    I've recently experimented further using this method for the maintenance of bowl gouge flutes, not the bevels. I experimented with the method on the bevels and found no discernible benefit,...
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    I've been using the method for maintenance of...

    I've been using the method for maintenance of bowl gouge flutes, not bevels. I experimented with the method on the bevels and found no discernible benefit, but many bowl gouge brands come with hectic...
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    Unlike their authors some posts never die. They...

    Unlike their authors some posts never die. They just keep bouncing back to life decades later...:U
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    SOUTH AUST Hi Andy Thanks for your inquiry. I've asked...

    Hi Andy

    Thanks for your inquiry.

    I've asked my mate to work out the cost of sending to you at postcode 4122?
  39. On the Jamieson and parabolic flute profiles,...

    On the Jamieson and parabolic flute profiles, here is the description that Lyle gives to the flute on his gouge…



    I don’t think that Lyle is right about his gouge having a ‘parabolic flute...
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    SOUTH AUST In defiance of inflation... price drop to $70.

    In defiance of inflation... price drop to $70.
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    SOUTH AUST In defiance of inflation... price drop to $95.

    In defiance of inflation... price drop to $95.
  42. 45° grind

    I did go on to change the grind on the Jamieson BG to 45° on its way back to 65°. I already had a Thompson ground to 45°, so was able to do a side by side comparison of the two gouges, again using...
  43. For a test run I used the Jamieson gouge as...

    For a test run I used the Jamieson gouge as received on some very well seasoned oak blanks.

    I must say that I don’t think Lyle’s grind will become my favourite, but given the grind was selected by...
  44. Jamieson signature bowl gouge made by Doug Thompson

    Four of us on the forum pitched in on combined postage to buy a Lyle Jamieson designed 5/8" bowl gouge made by Doug Thompson. Unlike Doug’s other tools that can be purchased here through SE Qld...
  45. I have a good friend, who is a scientist and...

    I have a good friend, who is a scientist and understands these things far better than I, is fascinated by the device.

    For those of you like him that have a mathematical/scientific inclination,...
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    My brother-in-law was the consulting geophysicist...

    My brother-in-law was the consulting geophysicist (geologist-physicist) on the early hot-dry-rocks trials here in SA over twenty years ago. The primary motive behind those trials was the remote...
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    As demonstrated at Fukushima. In that case it...

    As demonstrated at Fukushima.

    In that case it was a stray tsunami, well an underestimated probability of a tsunami of that magnitude (9 Mw) and a seawall that was built too low for the resulting...
  48. OK, here is the Regent now added: Addition...

    OK, here is the Regent now added:



    Addition to Larger lathes currently available here in Australia
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    SOUTH AUST Stanley USA 28” x 5” back/mitre saw

    Selling for a mate.

    All teeth intact.

    What a beauty!

    Looks to me to be in good condition.

    Pickup in Adelaide Hills or postage/shipping your cost… note length.
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    SOUTH AUST Stanley No60 Mitre + 2 x 24” saws

    Selling for a mate.

    Two 24” saws (see photos). All teeth intact. Sharpen one off the mitre box while the other is being used. They look to me to be in good condition. Pickup Adelaide Hills or...
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