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  0 Thread: Hollowing a cup
Post: RE: Hollowing a cup

(08-25-2021, 12:06 PM)Halfathumb Wrote: Is there a DETAILED video showing hollowing cup/chalice? Thanks  Jim No, but a bit of advice here.  OK, wait over.  I recommend that you make a tenon with a...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 2 411 08-29-2021, 02:09 PM
  0 Thread: Epoxy for inlay turning
Post: RE: Epoxy for inlay turning

(08-22-2021, 10:04 AM)firefighter Wrote: Been reading in my spare time. Looking at some of the stock I have saved there are several that have large cracks/voids that go about 3/4 of the way through....
MichaelMouse Woodturning 5 379 08-24-2021, 11:13 AM
  0 Thread: Best "Bang for the Buck" Lathe Chisel Set
Post: RE: Best "Bang for the Buck" Lathe Chisel Set

(08-15-2021, 10:19 PM)TRW Wrote: Planned use is general purpose, i.e. spindles, legs, knobs, bowls, etc.  Really have no lathe experience yet so not really sure which area/aspect of it I plan on tak...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 10 694 08-17-2021, 12:19 PM
  0 Thread: Accessory arbors
Post: RE: Accessory arbors

(08-05-2021, 11:04 PM)iclark Wrote: Could you explain more about what you are looking for? Are you looking for an adapter with female threads at 1.25"x8 tpi and a male 1/2" thread with some particu...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 3 407 08-06-2021, 06:18 AM
  0 Thread: Supernova2 Chuck
Post: RE: Supernova2 Chuck

(07-28-2021, 08:12 AM)MarkSLSmith Wrote: Just to make sure I was clear in my original note, all the parts moved easily and freely before I put the snap ring back in.  I might have thought that galli...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 13 1,153 07-28-2021, 10:38 AM
  0 Thread: Supernova2 Chuck
Post: RE: Supernova2 Chuck

(07-27-2021, 11:50 AM)MarkSLSmith Wrote: Hi all,  I just bought a Supernova2 chuck at an estate sale.  I was surprised that it didn't move very freely, it had much more resistance to turning the al...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 13 1,153 07-27-2021, 07:02 PM
  0 Thread: Remove tape residue from sanded wood?
Post: RE: Remove tape residue from sanded wood?

(07-14-2021, 07:22 AM)Cooler Wrote: If you want to remove labels from a jar or bottle, fill the jar with really hot water (but don't get the label wet) and leave it for about 5 minutes.  The label w...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 12 1,095 07-15-2021, 03:13 PM
  0 Thread: Remove tape residue from sanded wood?
Post: RE: Remove tape residue from sanded wood?

(07-13-2021, 09:22 AM)shoottmx Wrote: Turning a 5 1/2" diameter bowl that ended up being less than 1/4" thick on the sides. When I flipped it around to vacuum chuck it to turn off the tenon the vacu...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 12 1,095 07-13-2021, 11:33 AM
  0 Thread: Sharpening Question
Post: RE: Sharpening Question

(06-27-2021, 08:21 AM)Halfathumb Wrote: Since I'm fairly new to WT a gentleman from my local WT club came over and straightened me out. I was trying trying to use the grinding jig w/o having the Var...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 6 699 06-27-2021, 02:37 PM
  0 Thread: Solvents
Post: RE: Solvents

(06-15-2021, 03:51 PM)Cooler Wrote: Of all the commonly used solvents, acetone is supposed to be the least dangerous.  Some people have an allergy to acetone, but if that is not your problem, it is ...
MichaelMouse Finishing 6 812 06-17-2021, 11:05 AM
  0 Thread: right wood for turning?
Post: RE: right wood for turning?

(06-15-2021, 06:19 AM)Grey Mountain Wrote: Northern OKlahoma is home to "Bodark; Bois D'Arc; Horseapple; Hedgeapple; Maclura Pomifera" (Same wood, diferent name)  Hard as nail, but beautiful results...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 11 1,020 06-15-2021, 11:09 AM
  0 Thread: right wood for turning?
Post: RE: right wood for turning?

(06-14-2021, 06:28 AM)Grey Mountain Wrote: Before (final) retirement, I covered the ten counties of SW Oklahoma so I was on the road a lot, mostly sticking to backroads.  I was always on the lookout...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 11 1,020 06-14-2021, 09:54 AM
  0 Thread: Pine sap coming through stain.
Post: RE: Pine sap coming through stain.

(06-14-2021, 09:21 AM)stoppy Wrote: Talked to the table's owner, she doesn't care about the sap only brought it up 'cuz son pointed it out, likes the color it is stained.  Problem solved.  :D FWIW,...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 6 821 06-14-2021, 09:50 AM
  0 Thread: cooling a greenhouse
Post: RE: cooling a greenhouse

(06-13-2021, 08:19 AM)Halfathumb Wrote: Built a 12' X 8' greenhouse for LOML last year. having trouble keeping it cool. We live in SW Mo., the GH is a lean-to facing the west. We've installed a suns...
MichaelMouse Home Improvement 19 1,359 06-13-2021, 03:18 PM
  0 Thread: right wood for turning?
Post: RE: right wood for turning?

(06-10-2021, 07:43 AM)Hercules56 Wrote: so i should use wood from firewood bundles?  i do have some of that. i did try some wood from a branch that i chopped down, but the wood was VERY wet and kin...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 11 1,020 06-10-2021, 11:56 AM
  0 Thread: jointing before glue-up?
Post: RE: jointing before glue-up?

(06-06-2021, 03:34 PM)mdhills Wrote: Is there a specific area of concern?  straightness, squareness or smoothness? Dull jointer knives can leave scalloped surfaces, or to extreme, heat hardened sur...
MichaelMouse Woodworking Power Tools 17 1,694 06-07-2021, 09:38 AM
  0 Thread: Incra iBox limitations?
Post: RE: Incra iBox limitations?

(05-28-2021, 05:58 PM)®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: I'm starting a table build soon that utilizes finger joints on the leg assemblies.  I've read lots of good things about it and intend on buying one for thi...
MichaelMouse Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,424 05-30-2021, 08:38 AM
  0 Thread: Soaking green bowls in soapy water
Post: RE: Soaking green bowls in soapy water

(05-15-2021, 10:51 AM)Bill Mains Wrote: Read 6 parts water to 1 part soap. Is this by weight or volume? Thaks! Sure will interfere with your finish.  Presume you're reading about hand dish detergen...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 3 822 05-15-2021, 11:46 AM
  0 Thread: Antiquing a painted surface.
Post: RE: Antiquing a painted surface.

(04-18-2021, 09:02 PM)Scoony Wrote: Looks great Tom  Really like that green color. Florescent lights, I would imagine.  If the camera won't correct enough, change color in processing software.
MichaelMouse Woodworking 6 777 04-19-2021, 08:11 AM
  0 Thread: Turning a chalice
Post: RE: Turning a chalice

(04-15-2021, 10:17 AM)Peter Tremblay Wrote: In my church (I'm not Episcopalian) wood isn't allowed for sacred vessels (chalice and ciborium) for these reasons.  So we use metal for our chalices. Do...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 17 2,376 04-16-2021, 05:51 AM

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