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    The wood is definitely Pacman Australis. Very...

    The wood is definitely Pacman Australis. Very popular in the 80's :D
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    Very nice box, I'm working towards doing them...

    Very nice box, I'm working towards doing them still.
    How did you get those cosmos type circles in those pens!!!????????
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    Norfolk Pine is spectacular wood, looking forward...

    Norfolk Pine is spectacular wood, looking forward to seeing the result :)
  4. the first one is awesome, the...

    the first one is awesome, the other..............too brown for me!!!
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    that is nice and even nicer for being in bowl...

    that is nice and even nicer for being in bowl form :2tsup:
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    make sure you post again with the new stand.

    make sure you post again with the new stand.
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    Jarrah burl is heaps nicer then plain dark Jarrah...

    Jarrah burl is heaps nicer then plain dark Jarrah :2tsup:
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    I think you need a different display stand for...

    I think you need a different display stand for it. That one looks like weird extension of the plate. Just a very basic one would look good, even a clear one.
    It belongs in an art gallery or at my...
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    Amazing work, one of the most amazing I've seen...

    Amazing work, one of the most amazing I've seen on this forum. Pity I can't see it in person!!! :2tsup::2tsup:
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    hang on, do you do that celtic rim yourself?????

    hang on, do you do that celtic rim yourself?????
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    great piece of camphor, great bowl. Very medieval...

    great piece of camphor, great bowl. Very medieval looking :2tsup:
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    wow, awesome. luv those cherry stripes, the top...

    wow, awesome. luv those cherry stripes, the top of the flute, the finish and everything else:2tsup::2tsup:
    at 22 inches its obviously bigger then it looks in the pic!
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    The link has expired I think! What did you...

    The link has expired I think! What did you get????????
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    though buy a tin of shellac which i know in...

    though buy a tin of shellac which i know in australia isn't straight forward!
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    I'd just say your shellac concoction is shellac...

    I'd just say your shellac concoction is shellac so still go by the equal 3 parts!
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    1/3 of each but if you are using flakes that may...

    1/3 of each but if you are using flakes that may change but generally shellac, metho, boiled linseed oil.
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    riding the bevel

    a question from an inexperienced turner with too much time to think........

    if you can ride a good bev does it matter what tool you use?
    does it make a difference if you use a bowl gouge or a...
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    ob shine juice may well be your answer :)

    ob shine juice may well be your answer :)
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    I'm struggling to find much detail on the...

    I'm struggling to find much detail on the Sherwood apart from the Timbecon site. Can't even work out who makes them!!!
    The Hafco though has all the info you need.
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    Any thoughts on how the 450 x 300 Sherwood...

    Any thoughts on how the 450 x 300 Sherwood electronic variable speed compares to it?
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    Thanks Red. It's $572 these days (plus shipping)...

    Thanks Red. It's $572 these days (plus shipping) but still seems good value for money:)
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    Hi there, just curious what you both think of...

    Hi there, just curious what you both think of this lathe?
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    Agree, Bunnings ply can look good but you can do...

    Agree, Bunnings ply can look good but you can do a lot nicer and obviously more expensive from specialist sellers.
    Try google "plywood for furniture" or similar.
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    That is a real statement piece, awesome :2tsup:

    That is a real statement piece, awesome :2tsup:
  25. Thread: Pen blanks

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    N.S.W. yes pictures please!!!!!

    yes pictures please!!!!!
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    having a fresh look at it and i like it even...

    having a fresh look at it and i like it even more. Imagine being surrounded by that quality of stuff......:2tsup:
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    Just interested to know......why do turners...

    Just interested to know......why do turners prefer 2 piece pens over one piece and the other way around!!!???
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    Very nice indeed. Not sure if Zelda approves but...

    Very nice indeed. Not sure if Zelda approves but Zelda can go take a running........
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    holy crap, that is a work of art. The more I look...

    holy crap, that is a work of art. The more I look at it the more I luv it. :2tsup::2tsup:
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    Definitely a loo!!! The middle 2 pics show them...

    Definitely a loo!!!
    The middle 2 pics show them at their best.
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    a great way to show off different...

    a great way to show off different woods/grains/figure everything!!!
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    Great skill there and very nice wood. How did...

    Great skill there and very nice wood. How did you come up with that shape/style?
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    A great eggample of what you can achieve if you...

    A great eggample of what you can achieve if you eggnore the setbacks..........hmmmmmm :rolleyes:
  34. Thread: Two Faced

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    Amazing, green side for me. Indeed a piece of art...

    Amazing, green side for me. Indeed a piece of art :2tsup:
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    Yes a fantastic bunch of pens and turners :2tsup:

    Yes a fantastic bunch of pens and turners :2tsup:
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    I have a garage with the door open and a fan...

    I have a garage with the door open and a fan blowing out the crap! I do rug up, wear gloves and have a heater going so it isn't too bad. A mans gotta do!!!!
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    I luv this sort of stuff. I have a similar colour...

    I luv this sort of stuff. I have a similar colour and burl type bowl in the making. It hopefully will be near as good as this once done.

    (I was turning the bowl tonight and it flew off, ripped a...
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    Adelaide recommendations

    I'll be in Adelaide next week. Are there any wood related shops or happenings people suggest to visit?
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    Detective Sergeant GOOGLE is your friend and is...

    Detective Sergeant GOOGLE is your friend and is happy to help anyone :doh:
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    well done though no wood content so no 2 thumbs...

    well done though no wood content so no 2 thumbs up, just one!!!! Actually you made the clip so you do deserve :2tsup:
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    very nice especially the bottom 2 :2tsup:

    very nice especially the bottom 2 :2tsup:
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    fixed it!!!! Thanks for all the advice. Pulled...

    fixed it!!!! Thanks for all the advice. Pulled a few things off, cleaned and lubed now back to it :2tsup:

    out of interest, when I do need to buy a new belt, is there anyone made for cars that is...
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    ok i didnt realize the drive spindle should move...

    ok i didnt realize the drive spindle should move in and out too.
    it's not, so on not closing its not taking up the belt slack.
    maybe just needs a good clean?????
    what makes it expand and shrink...
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    not that i can see but tomoz i'll take a piccy. ...

    not that i can see but tomoz i'll take a piccy. i think i'll duck out too and try buy a new belt anyway. I have time off work so i need it to be working now!!!!!
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    in the slowest 4 speeds it works fine but from 5...

    in the slowest 4 speeds it works fine but from 5 and up the belt is too loose but the spindles do seem to operate as they should. The belt just loses traction.
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    Could it just be that the belt has stretched??? ...

    Could it just be that the belt has stretched??? With help I can get the speed shifter to move it just likes to be working for it to!!!
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    MC900 help please!!!!

    My lathe is broke!
    Looking at the picture the lower left wheel works fine.
    The belt though becomes too loose on higher speeds and actual now I can't move the "speed shifter" at all.
    Any...
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    larv the end shape too, i'm gonna copy or get...

    larv the end shape too, i'm gonna copy or get inspiration from you but in cypress pine :)
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    and very nice, no matter what you display it on :)

    and very nice, no matter what you display it on :)
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    you described how you made it but still don't get...

    you described how you made it but still don't get it!!!! that is fantastic :2tsup:
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