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  0 Thread: "Anunnaki Orb"
Post: RE: "Anunnaki Orb"

(06-16-2021, 04:06 PM)Splinterz25 Wrote: "Anunnaki Orb" This is the piece I showed a few months back as I was making it, here are some photos of it. there is also a link to a video to really show h...
MidwestMan Woodturning 10 1,051 06-20-2021, 09:41 PM
  0 Thread: What CBN Wheel
Post: RE: What CBN Wheel

(06-14-2021, 03:58 PM)Halfathumb Wrote: Thanks everyone If only one wheel... it is recommended by Ken Rizza at woodworking wonders, to get a 180 grit. I believe that is darn good advice. Lathe tool...
MidwestMan Woodturning 8 833 06-18-2021, 11:24 AM
  0 Thread: What CBN Wheel
Post: RE: What CBN Wheel

Stumpy nubs has great YouTube videos, to best answer this question.
MidwestMan Woodturning 8 833 06-14-2021, 09:30 AM
  0 Thread: right wood for turning?
Post: RE: right wood for turning?

Grab parts from fallen trees and/or firewood as has been pointed out already.  The only wood I will NOT turn is pine or spruce and any of THOSE trees. Sap is horrible, and the wood isn't worth ithe m...
MidwestMan Woodturning 11 1,020 06-13-2021, 09:42 PM
  0 Thread: First time to do bowls
Post: RE: First time to do bowls

How did your bowl go? What did you end up doing? An update would be interesting.
MidwestMan Woodturning 7 2,432 01-11-2021, 11:39 PM
  0 Thread: First time to do bowls
Post: RE: First time to do bowls

(08-27-2020, 01:50 PM)macpianoman Wrote: I’ve turned plenty of spindle type stuff but want to get into bowls. I have the smaller Excelsior lathe and it came with a screw plate. I understand that I c...
MidwestMan Woodturning 7 2,432 08-30-2020, 09:47 PM
  0 Thread: Nova G2/ Griz G0733 spindle fit
Post: RE: Nova G2/ Griz G0733 spindle fit

Glad you found an answer. It must be great to have a machinist nearby, that can help at a reasonable cost.
MidwestMan Woodturning 10 2,524 08-04-2020, 10:22 PM
  0 Thread: "CELTIC LACE"
Post: RE: "CELTIC LACE"

(08-04-2020, 11:10 AM)Splinterz25 Wrote: My piece "Celtic Lace" was chosen for the cover on WOW yesterday evening. WOW ... Congratulations !!!   :cool:
MidwestMan Woodturning 82 20,332 08-04-2020, 01:06 PM
  0 Thread: Nova G2/ Griz G0733 spindle fit
Post: RE: Nova G2/ Griz G0733 spindle fit

(08-02-2020, 06:37 PM)shoottmx Wrote: You made me think, I just double checked, there's no set screw in the hole. I'd have been just a little embarrassed had that been the case. Thanks for the reply...
MidwestMan Woodturning 10 2,524 08-03-2020, 04:20 PM
  0 Thread: "CELTIC LACE"
Post: RE: "CELTIC LACE"

Wonderful Project, Bruce. Thank you for sharing and the detailed info you supplied along the way.
MidwestMan Woodturning 82 20,332 08-03-2020, 07:46 AM
  0 Thread: Bowl Video
Post: RE: Bowl Video

(08-02-2020, 04:34 PM)shoottmx Wrote: Thanks, I'm a rookie so wasn't aware of the home brew that must be essentislly the Behlen's wood finish I've used. It sure gives  you a super finish on a good l...
MidwestMan Woodturning 4 1,040 08-02-2020, 05:12 PM
  0 Thread: Nova G2/ Griz G0733 spindle fit
Post: RE: Nova G2/ Griz G0733 spindle fit

Just a thought, but, there isn't a "set" screw in the collar of the chuck prohibiting anything, is there?
MidwestMan Woodturning 10 2,524 08-02-2020, 02:12 PM
  0 Thread: Bowl Video
Post: RE: Bowl Video

(08-02-2020, 12:39 PM)shoottmx Wrote: Joe, Interesting vid, thanks! Also thanks for the 4x speed, I'm not the most patient guy around to watch the entire process. I didn't understand the finish mi...
MidwestMan Woodturning 4 1,040 08-02-2020, 01:44 PM
  0 Thread: Bowl Video
Post: Bowl Video

Hello Everyone. I've been away for a while, mainly due to the disruption of life these days... during this year. I've been turning much more this year ... huh ... I wonder why :smirk: I thought I'd ...
MidwestMan Woodturning 4 1,040 08-02-2020, 11:34 AM
  0 Thread: A few things I have done
Post: RE: A few things I have done

(05-27-2020, 03:02 PM)Arlin Eastman Wrote: It has been slow not having anyone around since December so I have been trying to finish up my wife and daughters wish lists and did a few things on my own...
MidwestMan Woodturning 10 3,513 05-30-2020, 07:45 PM
  0 Thread: What finish for a platter?
Post: RE: What finish for a platter?

Tim J. Chase You could always use shellac a couple wash coats to close grain and French polish the two sides for show and will wear Ok sitting around if the finish needs to be stronger go right over i...
MidwestMan Woodturning 12 4,210 02-11-2020, 06:32 PM
  0 Thread: What finish for a platter?
Post: RE: What finish for a platter?

Thanks guys, for the input. I'm not sure what I will actually use it for. Probably dry foods. Like small sandwich items or the like. At first I thought to use Mahoney's walnut oil.  I think now, I'll...
MidwestMan Woodturning 12 4,210 02-05-2020, 09:29 PM
  0 Thread: What finish for a platter?
Post: What finish for a platter?

Made my first platter today. What finish do you all recommend? It is maple wood with a few small wormholes.
MidwestMan Woodturning 12 4,210 02-05-2020, 12:18 AM
  0 Thread: My first tool handle
Post: RE: My first tool handle

Looks good... well done.
MidwestMan Woodturning 9 2,669 01-22-2020, 09:22 PM
  0 Thread: I do not remember posting this a few years ago
Post: RE: I do not remember posting this a few years ago

I remember it ! :)
MidwestMan Woodturning 1 1,198 01-16-2020, 12:36 AM

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