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  1. Wow those Pro Formes look very smooth! I can...

    Wow those Pro Formes look very smooth! I can definitely see the advantage over scraper based concepts. It's going on the list.
  2. WANTED:WA Nice/decent/reasonable/not too crappy wood lathe

    The day has come when my old clanky Sherwood has bit the dust. I know it was at least fourth hand when I got it for free so had a pretty good innings.

    I'm flexible with price but hoping for...
  3. Wow this blows my mind - thankyou for the...

    Wow this blows my mind - thankyou for the technical detail, it's very educational.
  4. Thanks everyone, so you think I should be looking...

    Thanks everyone, so you think I should be looking at "normal" hollowing tools.... like this?

    Carbatec 3PC Tungsten Carbide Deep Swan Neck Hollowing Woodturning Chisel Set | Carbatec
  5. Thanks for keeping this updated NeilS- good...

    Thanks for keeping this updated NeilS- good daydream fuel at work!



    While you're at it... there's also the Coronet Regent, similar thing but 18" over bed and 2kW for $3600. You could probably...
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    Sticky: Awesome inspiration. Here's mine, was going to be...

    Awesome inspiration. Here's mine, was going to be a prototype but became permanent!

    Probably not a perfect angle but since making this I seem to be losing a lot less length off my gouge.

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  7. DIY drill bit end grain tool - any success?

    Hi everyone,

    In my search for alternative ways to remove end grain material, I came across this: Hollowing Tool Bit Detailed Instructions - YouTube

    Looks pretty cool, but I haven't been able to...
  8. For future reference it looks like there is a...

    For future reference it looks like there is a headstock alignment system of sorts - bearing "balls" that rest on springs in the locking bar that locate into depressions on the bottom of the...
  9. If I may ask, what was your take on the H&F house...

    If I may ask, what was your take on the H&F house brand machines? On paper the WL 46A looks too good to be true for the price, and I tend to believe that if something seems too good to be true it...
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    Cheers everyone, I have plenty to learn and very...

    Cheers everyone, I have plenty to learn and very happy to have found such a wealth of knowledge Aussie based!
  11. Thanks everyone for the very insightful comments....

    Thanks everyone for the very insightful comments. Can't beat input from people who've been around the block and turned on various machines!

    It seems like the consensus is that it's a probably...
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    New member from Perth

    Hi everyone and thanks for having me!

    Pretty novice mid 30s wood turner in Perth here. I started off with carving a bit of green wood working (spoons, cups etc) for a few years before being given...
  13. Hi everyone, first post yay. I'm in WA. I started...

    Hi everyone, first post yay. I'm in WA. I started on a vintage Jet mini and currently turning on a rusty, clanky old reeves drive Sherwood. Both I got from a very generous family friend as he...
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