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    Do all mine outside, dust everywhere.

    Do all mine outside, dust everywhere.
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    Hi, these were all power-carved out with King...

    Hi, these were all power-carved out with King Arthur Galahad disc.
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    Assorted carved bowls

    Here's a selection of bowls, mainly carved out of irregular shaped bits of wood.
    Includes plum, silky oak, pohutukawa and olive woods.

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  4. Thread: Plum bowl

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    Most of the other ones I've turned green have had...

    Most of the other ones I've turned green have had an even edge around the lip, I could get the walls a bit thinner, not the best idea on something like these.
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    Plum bowl

    Hi all, got back on the tools again this week, another plum bowl, turned dampish so will be interesting to see how it comes out. Wondering if sealing the surfaces will slow the drying out down.
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    Thanks, think the timber came from Asia...

    Thanks, think the timber came from Asia somewhere, nice smelling stuff. The legs are inspired by the piers for the clip-ons on the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
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    Pallet coffee table

    Had a few bits of hardwood timber from some pallets taking up space in the shop, so thought I'd make a table. Finished in Danish oil, the bowl is plum wood.

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    Timber id please

    Could one of you knowledgeable people have an idea what sort of timber this is? Pretty sure it's an Oz import to NZ, nice tight grain as per picture and has smaller branches shooting off the sides of...
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    I've only been turning for a couple of years now,...

    I've only been turning for a couple of years now, and found that turning the green timber easier than dry.
    I turn the walls down to about 6mm and let the bowls dry. The top edges warp a bit but...
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    Picked it up on the weekend, more accessories...

    Picked it up on the weekend, more accessories than one could shake a stick at, Nova chucks, with 4sets of jaws, Sorby chisels, about 10 or so, sanding discs, rests, and other stuff i haven't worked...
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    Thanks Colin and Jerry.

    Thanks Colin and Jerry.
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    Think the swing is about 350mm. There's aheap of...

    Think the swing is about 350mm. There's aheap of accessories in the bench as well.

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    Have found out they were a variant of a...

    Have found out they were a variant of a Rockwell/Delta model.
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    Tauco 38" lathe

    Gidday all, I've been offered one of the above, with chisels and chucks, etc. Single phase 3/4 hp motor.
    Anyone here had experience with them and have idea on value?
    Think it needs a tidy up, the...
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    Black wattle vase

    Turned this green, interesting to see how the shape changes when drying. Acrylic finish on outside.
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  16. Thread: Plum bowl

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    Plum bowl

    Another plum bowl, acrylic finish.
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    ust to stop it rolling off the platform. J

    ust to stop it rolling off the platform.
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    Thought that the OP's question re 8 a quarter,...

    Thought that the OP's question re 8 a quarter, etc, meant 8.25.
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    With the donor log. 445631

    With the donor log.
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    The longitudinal axis was in the direction...

    The longitudinal axis was in the direction between the two flat edges, on top.
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    Silver birch bowl

    Scored some bit's of silver birch, turned green.

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    Still have them all, decided not to sand the...

    Still have them all, decided not to sand the inside.
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    445503445502445501445500445499 Final product,...

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    Final product, wax finish.
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    More. 445495445496445497445498

    More.
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    Kauri root object

    had some inspiration from a You tube clip. Bit of kauri root from start to finish.445494445493445492445491445490
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED I'm in.

    I'm in.
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    Side bits are rimu, acrylic spray-can finish.

    Side bits are rimu, acrylic spray-can finish.
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    Black Wattle Tryptich

    Hi all, got some inspiration from an Instructable on making a trypich, so had a look through the racks and came up with this.
    Marine Blue perspex insert, next one I would do the the rebate from the...
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    Wooden cross puzzle....

    Wooden cross puzzle.
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    About 3 mm at the bottom, tapering to a defined...

    About 3 mm at the bottom, tapering to a defined edge.
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    Another couple of goblets

    Made from swamp kauri and tassie blackwood.
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    There's a beeswax finish on.

    There's a beeswax finish on.
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    Swamp kauri goblet

    Hi all, finished this small goblet yesterday, from swamp kauri with a wax finish.
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    The tree was about 67 years old, branches about...

    The tree was about 67 years old, branches about 250-300mm dia.
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    Smaller plum bowl

    Had a small remnant of plum left over so whipped this up. Waxed finish.435452435451
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  39. Thread: Plum bowl

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    Other half of the plum block, had a piece of the...

    Other half of the plum block, had a piece of the edge fall off.

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    Was thinking of using canola oil, any other...

    Was thinking of using canola oil, any other suggestions? Preferably not too dark.
  41. Thread: Plum bowl

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    Plum bowl

    Acquired a 67 year old plum tree, some rot coming through. First time I'd seen plum grain.
    No finish on the timber, might oil it.
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    Can be hard to get bigger bits, got to keep an...

    Can be hard to get bigger bits, got to keep an eye open.
    Hoping the oil will keep the cracking down while the water moves out.
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    Pohutukawa bowl

    Made this today, turned green and oiled, hopefully it won't crack too much when it dries out.

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    Wattle table

    Have also been busy with this table, same timber as the platter in the previous post. Poly finish needs cutting and polishing.

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    Busy couple of weeks.

    Hi all, been catching up on finishing some stuff.
    The bowls are Pohutakawa, bit of a learning curve there.
    The platter is some sort of wattle.
    The table made with recycled pallets....
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    Timber id please

    Hi all, have got access to a few of these trees, think they're a brand of wattle, smells like it when turning. Trees about40' tall, wood is quite heavy, a piece 300 square by 40mm deep weights about...
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    Turns over ok.

    Turns over ok.
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    Doesn't say on the plate on the motor anything...

    Doesn't say on the plate on the motor anything about 3 phase, only has a 10 amp plug on it, so might just be dirty connections inside.
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    I was at the refuse transfer station yesterday...

    I was at the refuse transfer station yesterday and a bloke was throwing out a radial arm saw, said it goes but drops a phase. Got it home, checked out the tilts, slides, rotation of head, all good....
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    Trojan radial arm saw

    Hi all, I've managed to find a saw of the above description at the local recycling centre, it goes and all the functions work. It appears to use a blade of about 270 mm, is this correct? 12 inch...
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