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  0 Thread: Christmas present
Post: RE: Christmas present

Woodshop Wrote: (11-19-2017, 10:54 AM) -- Christmas present for one of my grand sons, Mostly turned :laugh: sometimes ya got to go flat :uhoh: ( I'm Batman) http://www.middendorfcompan...
Steve K Woodturning 11 6,688 11-19-2017, 10:58 AM
  0 Thread: Shop time
Post: RE: Shop time

AnthonyYak Wrote: (11-18-2017, 05:20 PM) -- No, not Peters website https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3ZhlwJBK-4 -- Too much coffee?
Steve K Woodturning 3 2,647 11-18-2017, 08:47 PM
  0 Thread: Pen making in an apartment
Post: RE: Pen making in an apartment

A wood lathe is one of the quietest machines to use. I can't imagine that noise would be an issue. Dust however will be a major concern and she will have to have some way to control that.
Steve K Woodturning 20 11,578 10-29-2017, 08:34 AM
  0 Thread: A couple ornaments
Post: RE: A couple ornaments

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (10-26-2017, 06:45 PM) -- Did you use a torch to heat it and bend it? -- Yea, it's mild steel so it's pretty easy to do.
Steve K Woodturning 15 9,830 10-27-2017, 12:53 PM
  0 Thread: A couple ornaments
Post: RE: A couple ornaments

MichaelMouse Wrote: (10-26-2017, 11:14 AM) -- Might I suggest, as I have many times, using cotter keys or jewelery findings for a more delicate hold?  I use a 3/32 hole, some CA, and a steel or brass...
Steve K Woodturning 15 9,830 10-27-2017, 12:53 PM
  0 Thread: Autumn Equinox
Post: RE: Autumn Equinox

Splinterz25 Wrote: (10-25-2017, 12:31 PM) -- Hello once again every one, about a month ago I had turned a platter in Cherry to do some Pyrography on but the fire in the grain of that piece was so nic...
Steve K Woodturning 11 6,006 10-25-2017, 01:34 PM
  0 Thread: Cherry Burl Bowl
Post: RE: Cherry Burl Bowl

FrankAtl Wrote: (10-25-2017, 07:29 AM) -- This is a Cherry burl bowl I turned a few weeks ago. Approximately 6.5" x 4.5". -- Beautiful, aside from the great grain I really like that shape!
Steve K Woodturning 13 5,820 10-25-2017, 07:58 AM
  0 Thread: A couple ornaments
Post: RE: A couple ornaments

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (10-24-2017, 05:37 PM) -- Steve Another job well done buddy.  I forgot what you use to hollow them with? -- Thanks Arlin I use some home made hollowing tools. 5/16" round ba...
Steve K Woodturning 15 9,830 10-24-2017, 06:54 PM
  0 Thread: A couple ornaments
Post: RE: A couple ornaments

AHill Wrote: (10-24-2017, 06:19 PM) -- Lovely ornaments, Steve.  What is the approximate size and where do you get the eyelets? -- Thank you sir, my globes are usually 2" diameter or less. Overall ...
Steve K Woodturning 15 9,830 10-24-2017, 06:51 PM
  0 Thread: A couple ornaments
Post: RE: A couple ornaments

Dusty Workshop Wrote: (10-24-2017, 04:28 PM) -- Very nice indeed! What is the finish? -- Thanks, 2 seal coats of shellac, sanded and top coated with Target coatings EM6000 water borne lacquer.
Steve K Woodturning 15 9,830 10-24-2017, 06:49 PM
  0 Thread: A couple ornaments
Post: A couple ornaments

I had a piece of spalted beech that was heavily spalted, despite that it was still pretty solid. Made one ornament with walnut and one with maple. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pVUIDdjnkZhl5MeQ...
Steve K Woodturning 15 9,830 10-23-2017, 08:28 PM
  0 Thread: Fair Price for a Used Nova 1624 - 44 Lathe
Post: RE: Fair Price for a Used Nova 1624 - 44 Lathe

Dusty Workshop Wrote: (10-02-2017, 04:58 PM) -- Greetings, I am looking for input on a fair price for a used Nova 1624-44 lathe.  The lathe has a handwheel, stock tool rest and Nova tube legs. Goo...
Steve K Woodturning 5 5,711 10-02-2017, 08:19 PM
  0 Thread: A little maple bowl.
Post: A little maple bowl.

I did this bowl trying to create a stone look. I think it's pretty but not sure it looks like stone. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Sn2SwT3xGq2wAJTIBlS1MWOaO26kNIe0IOEmMyQJ8srMCL7gi-IOXGVg4s078...
Steve K Woodturning 2 1,871 09-19-2017, 07:11 PM
  0 Thread: A few White Oak pieces
Post: RE: A few White Oak pieces

Really nice! Really!
Steve K Woodturning 7 3,693 08-14-2017, 07:12 PM
  0 Thread: CBN Questions
Post: RE: CBN Questions

I've been using a CBN for a couple years. It is a 180 grit and I got it from Dway tools. There are some good videos on the Dway website about using CBN wheels.  I know lots of people who have gotten t...
Steve K Woodturning 3 3,228 07-29-2017, 08:39 AM
  0 Thread: Electrical Woodburning On a Bowl
Post: RE: Electrical Woodburning On a Bowl

It does work on a bowl but pretty much everyone is doing it. Conestoga works offers a machine they insist is very safe for around 300 bucks.
Steve K Woodturning 9 5,408 07-28-2017, 12:39 PM
  0 Thread: Another decorative platter.
Post: RE: Another decorative platter.

Bill Holt Wrote: (07-27-2017, 03:22 PM) -- Amazing!  I understand adding color in general, but in this case (to me) the bottom is more attractive.  I remember your last "basket".  They really do look...
Steve K Woodturning 5 3,798 07-27-2017, 04:12 PM
  0 Thread: Another decorative platter.
Post: Another decorative platter.

This platter is along the same lines as the last one. Soft maple, about 12" dia. and an 1/8" thick. It is burned and pierced to simulate an open basket weave. It's been in my mind to start adding som...
Steve K Woodturning 5 3,798 07-27-2017, 03:08 PM
  0 Thread: CBN Wheel and HSS
Post: RE: CBN Wheel and HSS

High speed steel will throw very few sparks, older carbon steel will produce visible stream and I think(not sure) they are more yellow. Dave Schweitzer at D-way tools has some good videos about using ...
Steve K Woodturning 4 3,724 07-25-2017, 06:36 PM
  0 Thread: Magnets
Post: RE: Magnets

gear jammer Wrote: (06-26-2017, 10:34 AM) -- I'm turning a piece with a magnet inside. Are magnets the same or different degrees of power if on a side, end or flat positions to stick to a metal surfa...
Steve K Woodturning 7 4,652 06-27-2017, 05:57 PM

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