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  0 Thread: FS: Parks 12" Planer
Post: RE: FS: Parks 12" Planer

That's a fantastic little planer. It's the one that David Mark's used (and still has when I was last there) for his entire woodworks series. They are NOT light - iirc 350 lbs? Stellar price if someon...
MichaelS Tool Swap N' Sell 7 2,439 10-18-2019, 11:02 AM
  0 Thread: Brass Pens
Post: RE: Brass Pens

Bet they have some heft, looks nice! What kind of brass btw? I dont know brass qualities myself, but i have some bits that tarnish quick, and some slow. Any protection on those beauties?
MichaelS Woodturning 11 4,357 08-04-2019, 10:39 PM
  0 Thread: Thin Panel Glue-up
Post: RE: Thin Panel Glue-up

Yeah, I LOVE that green tape. Not always in stock at the home center, but Amazon prime is awful nice. Great technique and tip! michael
MichaelS Woodworking 9 3,239 04-26-2019, 12:57 PM
  0 Thread: bearing question
Post: RE: bearing question

If you find you need new bearings, go here. Call and ask for Lynn. Michael
MichaelS Woodturning 8 2,576 04-26-2019, 12:40 PM
  0 Thread: Zero turn mower
Post: RE: Zero turn mower

I used to work with a fellow whose brother was the Q&A manager for Walker, not sure if they are available locally to you or not, but I've never heard a bad word about them. Could be priced out of ...
MichaelS Home Improvement 13 4,899 04-26-2019, 12:01 PM
  0 Thread: Sold: Veritas Carvers Bench Chicago
Post: RE: Veritas Carvers Bench Chicago

Ooh, these don't come up often. As Thomas said, if you were closer I'd probably have it in my shop as I've heard of many creative uses for this beyond just the carving intent it was designed and sold ...
MichaelS Tool Swap N' Sell 2 1,343 04-25-2019, 03:28 PM
  0 Thread: Best tool money you've spent
Post: RE: Best tool money you've spent

My subscriptions to a number of magazines and forums where I've researched the hell out of new purchases. I've avoided a number of lemons from the experience of great folks like yourselves and also ma...
MichaelS Woodworking Power Tools 64 18,403 04-25-2019, 03:24 PM
  0 Thread: School me on Pressure Washers
Post: RE: School me on Pressure Washers

GX honda motors are the professional designation, cast iron bore | GC are aluminum consumer grade. Dunno what brand is on the handle of mine, but it's a Honda gx motor, Cat pump, and has performed we...
MichaelS Woodworking Power Tools 33 10,121 04-25-2019, 03:12 PM
  0 Thread: Hello and question
Post: RE: Hello and question

Welcome Hermann :) Doug's tools are well worth the wait and shipping cost, no matter where you're at. Prices are unbeatable and the steel is fantastic. I have... well, let's say a few :) of his tools...
MichaelS Woodturning 5 2,011 04-12-2019, 06:45 PM
  0 Thread: Kokopelli
Post: RE: Kokopelli

That is a brilliantly executed dream catcher! Bravo! Michael
MichaelS Woodturning 18 5,903 04-08-2019, 08:41 AM
  0 Thread: Continuing innovation...
Post: RE: Continuing innovation...

Some of the years past 4/1 tools were absolutely amazing, and probably a treat to try and machine (like the, was it 12 marking gauge in one?) Rob and the entire LV culture is part of why they'd be o...
MichaelS Woodworking Hand Tools 12 4,155 04-01-2019, 03:15 PM
  0 Thread: A couple of turnings
Post: RE: A couple of turnings

Both are nice, but the cup is exquisite. Very well done.
MichaelS Woodturning 9 2,981 03-21-2019, 11:35 AM
  0 Thread: Tri Helix Grail
Post: RE: Tri Helix Grail

wow, that's pretty impressive Jack. The assembly of that must have been rather clever or rather tedious (perhaps both, lol) Finish looks like it came out brilliantly too. Bravo! michael
MichaelS Woodturning 11 3,983 03-18-2019, 01:33 PM
  0 Thread: finally got some lathe time
Post: RE: finally got some lathe time

The name of those is due to the effort to create I wager? Regardless, final products look great :) Thanks for sharing. Michael
MichaelS Woodturning 11 3,759 02-26-2019, 11:47 AM
  0 Thread: oneway multi-gage for sale** sold PP **
Post: RE: oneway multi-gage for sale** price reduced**

It's a good tool, I own one and use it infrequently, but when I need it it's awesome! It's FAR larger than it looks in the pictures by the way, I recall being rather surprised when I received mine. W...
MichaelS Tool Swap N' Sell 2 1,124 02-26-2019, 11:43 AM
  0 Thread: A few new burls I turned
Post: RE: A few new burls I turned

Nice, plus the "no background" photography is cool. Great colors in all of them! michael
MichaelS Woodturning 9 2,788 02-22-2019, 11:35 AM
  0 Thread: Reusable dust mask
Post: RE: Reusable dust mask Facial hair screws me up with any of these masks, thus I have to go this route. It works incredibly well, and you can get either particulate fil...
MichaelS Woodworking 13 5,597 02-20-2019, 05:29 PM
  0 Thread: Local 3520b
Post: RE: Local 3520b

I thought that when I originally replied Arlin, but remember this is a B and not a C so it can't be remorse. It's been a few years since the B's were available. I like my B, but I'd probably only as...
MichaelS Woodturning 8 2,894 02-20-2019, 04:27 PM
  0 Thread: Mini Max MM16 Bandsaw SOLD
Post: RE: Mini Max MM16 Bandsaw Price Drop to $1800

Oh man... that's such a sweet price. I'm glad you aren't closer as I would probably have 2... and then be sleeping in the garage! That has officially reached gloat-worthy pricing. Someone will get a ...
MichaelS Tool Swap N' Sell 15 6,962 02-20-2019, 04:19 PM
  0 Thread: Local 3520b
Post: RE: Local 3520b

Seems kinda steep unless it comes with a lot of tooling. They hold their value relatively well, but generally speaking, used tools (even 10 hours used) start at ~ 50% of new and go up or down based on...
MichaelS Woodturning 8 2,894 02-19-2019, 12:44 PM

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