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  0 Thread: Bowl Scrapers
Post: RE: Bowl Scrapers

briman87 Wrote: (01-26-2023, 12:56 PM) -- He is still active on the AAW forum -- Yeah, I saw a few recent posts of his over there.
crokett™ Woodturning 22 473 01-26-2023, 02:19 PM
  0 Thread: Bowl Scrapers
Post: RE: Bowl Scrapers

shoottmx Wrote: (01-26-2023, 06:59 AM) -- ......The step-down is the one that Myron Curtis invented..... Geez, that looks aggressive!! Gary -- If you want aggressive watch some of Richard Raf...
crokett™ Woodturning 22 473 01-26-2023, 08:55 AM
  0 Thread: Safe Drivers
Post: RE: Safe Drivers

I was watching a random Richard Raffan video yesterday and realized that I have a screw attachment for at least 2 of my chucks.  He was using one to demonstrate a blank saver tool.  So I think I am go...
crokett™ Woodturning 21 721 01-25-2023, 02:32 PM
  0 Thread: Any AAW Forum Members Here
Post: RE: Any AAW Forum Members Here

I contacted the main offices Monday morning and got the account straightened out later Monday.
crokett™ Woodturning 8 279 01-25-2023, 02:30 PM
  0 Thread: Bowl Scrapers
Post: RE: Bowl Scrapers

I have heard of negative rake scrapers. I've never tried one. After the replies in this thread and some other research I am going to invest in one.
crokett™ Woodturning 22 473 01-25-2023, 09:11 AM
  0 Thread: "What if the power goes out?"
Post: RE: "What if the power goes out?"

I have a whole house but manual cutover with a lockout on the breaker panel. Mine is manual because I got the generator used and did not want to rewire the house it came from to take the miswired tran...
crokett™ Home Improvement 14 839 01-24-2023, 12:52 PM
  0 Thread: rolling pin finish
Post: RE: rolling pin finish

I have made a few rolling pins as gifts and didn't finish them. That was on the advice of a sister who is a professional baker and a brother who is a talented but amateur cook. My sister commented ...
crokett™ Finishing 10 251 01-23-2023, 03:57 PM
  0 Thread: Safe Drivers
Post: RE: Safe Drivers

MKepke Wrote: (01-04-2023, 10:37 PM) -- I don't see how one of these spur-type 'safe drivers' helps with an out of round bowl blank.  My gut says a typical sized spur drive like a Stebcenter is going...
crokett™ Woodturning 21 721 01-23-2023, 03:31 PM
  0 Thread: Bowl Scrapers
Post: RE: Bowl Scrapers

Bill Holt Wrote: (01-21-2023, 08:25 AM) -- The bowl scraper is a huge help to me.  For me, I have to scrape as I go.  Thin, unsupported walls do not scrape well.  Reground skew is what I have. -- L...
crokett™ Woodturning 22 473 01-23-2023, 09:12 AM
  0 Thread: Bowl Scrapers
Post: RE: Bowl Scrapers

Wipedout Wrote: (01-21-2023, 08:21 PM) -- I use scrapers. I have a really thick big sorby I love using. Robo did. It's been awhille. Wonder how he is doing -- I don't know.  His last video on h...
crokett™ Woodturning 22 473 01-22-2023, 09:22 AM
  0 Thread: Any AAW Forum Members Here
Post: RE: Any AAW Forum Members Here

Splinterz25 Wrote: (01-21-2023, 12:21 PM) -- The main office should be able to help you get in contact with the person needed to get taken care of, they are very helpful in that way. -- Yeah.  I wa...
crokett™ Woodturning 8 279 01-22-2023, 09:20 AM
  0 Thread: Any AAW Forum Members Here
Post: RE: Any AAW Forum Members Here

Splinterz25 Wrote: (01-20-2023, 08:06 PM) -- I would call the main office and find out if they got your payment, it should be automatic that you are a member. -- To be clear, this is not AAW member...
crokett™ Woodturning 8 279 01-21-2023, 09:59 AM
  0 Thread: Bowl Scrapers
Post: RE: Bowl Scrapers

Bill Holt Wrote: (01-21-2023, 08:25 AM) -- The bowl scraper is a huge help to me.  For me, I have to scrape as I go.  Thin, unsupported walls do not scrape well.  Reground skew is what I have. -- I...
crokett™ Woodturning 22 473 01-21-2023, 09:56 AM
  0 Thread: LET THERE BE DRAGONS
Post: RE: LET THERE BE DRAGONS

You do beautiful work. You may have mentioned this before but I see some things in the background that look like you do your carving in your living room. The last project I got away with something...
crokett™ Woodturning 25 764 01-20-2023, 04:38 PM
  0 Thread: Bowl Scrapers
Post: Bowl Scrapers

Does anyone use them?  Do they cut down on sanding time?  I currently don't have a scraper, at least a decent one. I have one that I reground out of an old skew chisel but it doesn't really work well ...
crokett™ Woodturning 22 473 01-20-2023, 11:09 AM
  0 Thread: Any AAW Forum Members Here
Post: Any AAW Forum Members Here

if so might you be able to reach out to a mod for me?  I registered on the forum (and became an AAW member) this week.   that was 48 hours ago. My forum account still says it needs to be approved.  Si...
crokett™ Woodturning 8 279 01-20-2023, 08:05 AM
  0 Thread: Water Supply in House
Post: RE: Water Supply in House

You are talking about the expansion tank. If it fails and isn't leaking, you will still have water, it will just cause the pump to cycle more frequently. It isn't an emergency unless it's leaking....
crokett™ Home Improvement 8 363 01-19-2023, 09:33 PM
  0 Thread: A Couple Bowls
Post: RE: A Couple Bowls

shoottmx Wrote: (01-19-2023, 07:52 AM) -- Nice! Maybe the cat would like a bowl? gary -- :laugh:  The cat is my daughter's cat.  I am not a cat person.  Some days I enjoy the cat.  Some days not...
crokett™ Woodturning 6 276 01-19-2023, 11:23 AM
  0 Thread: Stair Railing Post Dimensions
Post: RE: Stair Railing Post Dimensions

I know stairs have to be a certain width. I will size the new post to be no wider than the wall. Thanks.
crokett™ Home Improvement 3 146 01-18-2023, 03:02 PM
  0 Thread: Stair Railing Post Dimensions
Post: Stair Railing Post Dimensions

I am going to redo our builder grade stair railings.  The current post is a turned post about 2.5" wide.  I am going to build out a square walnut post.  My question is on dimensions.  The railing goes...
crokett™ Home Improvement 3 146 01-18-2023, 10:43 AM

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