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  0 Thread: Supernova chuck opinions?
Post: RE: Supernova chuck opinions?

KyleD Wrote: (04-22-2022, 05:22 AM) -- Be careful using the metal chuck. The spinning jaws are almost invisible and they will hurt you if you run your hand or a tool into them. -- Yikes.  Thanks fo...
arnman Woodturning 18 817 04-22-2022, 01:07 PM
  0 Thread: Supernova chuck opinions?
Post: RE: Supernova chuck opinions?

MichaelMouse Wrote: (04-13-2022, 03:27 PM) -- PLEASE tell me you didn't get that haul for $50 !!!! -- Umm.... I guess this time I got lucky.  Definitely not meaning to gloat, I initially started th...
arnman Woodturning 18 817 04-13-2022, 03:56 PM
  0 Thread: Supernova chuck opinions?
Post: RE: Supernova chuck opinions?

A few more pictures of some of the parts.  Notice the different size of the "loose" jaws compared to those mounted on the Supernova.  Is there supposed to be a cover on the back side of the Supernova ...
arnman Woodturning 18 817 04-13-2022, 02:28 PM
  0 Thread: Supernova chuck opinions?
Post: RE: Supernova chuck opinions?

Looks like I figured out the photo posting procedure.  There were three chucks included in the deal, along with a couple extra jaw sets.  I think one of the chucks might be a metal lathe chuck, but I ...
arnman Woodturning 18 817 04-13-2022, 02:25 PM
  0 Thread: Supernova chuck opinions?
Post: RE: Supernova chuck opinions?

I am trying to load pictures from my phone but I am unable to do it.  I resized to the smallest size available and it still does not work.
arnman Woodturning 18 817 04-10-2022, 09:07 PM
  0 Thread: Miter Sled - Features Important to You?
Post: RE: Miter Sled - Features Important to You?

I have a few Dubby sleds (somehow I stumbled upon them).  I really like them.  I use one of the Left side sleds for wider panels up to 24 inches, but I use it on the right side of the blade turned aro...
arnman Woodworking 26 1,653 04-09-2022, 09:54 AM
  0 Thread: Supernova chuck opinions?
Post: RE: Supernova chuck opinions?

This is great information you are sharing.  Gives me some things to be looking for. The deal was made.  The key was included.  The chuck and key look to be in great shape, but there is some dust on...
arnman Woodturning 18 817 04-09-2022, 09:41 AM
  0 Thread: Supernova chuck opinions?
Post: RE: Supernova chuck opinions?

Thanks for all of the comments! We will see how this works out.
arnman Woodturning 18 817 04-07-2022, 04:42 PM
  0 Thread: Supernova chuck opinions?
Post: Supernova chuck opinions?

I am new to turning - so new I have not turned anything yet.  I am assembling all the supplies needed.  I have a lathe with a 12 inch swing.  I might want to turn some small bowls or plates. I have...
arnman Woodturning 18 817 04-07-2022, 08:20 AM
  0 Thread: Sharpening question
Post: RE: Sharpening question

Regarding the Tormek rpm, I saw a trick somewhere showing how to increase the wheel speed by fitting a small cylinder over the drive axle.  The added cylinder increases the rim speed of the drive axle...
arnman Woodworking Power Tools 15 824 03-08-2022, 03:41 PM
  0 Thread: Sharpening question
Post: RE: Sharpening question

Fred, I am glad you commented about using CBN wheels on the Tormek.  I have not started turning yet (I am about there), but one thing I am hesitant about is the mess of the grinding dust (from the whe...
arnman Woodworking Power Tools 15 824 03-08-2022, 12:01 PM
  0 Thread: Drilling a hole in the center of a board
Post: RE: Drilling a hole in the center of a board

A long time ago here on woodnet, there was a guy named niki that posted a bunch of neat methods to do things.  One of those was a very accurate method of setting the fence on your drill press.  I made...
arnman Woodworking 9 827 01-19-2022, 01:54 PM
  0 Thread: How To secure dust catcher liner?
Post: RE: How To secure dust catcher liner?

That original drum I bought at Amazon is a little more expensive than I remember.  I might try to make a liner from a sheet vinyl flooring remnant.  I should be able to find some at the Habitat Restor...
arnman Woodworking 30 2,327 01-16-2022, 03:33 PM
  0 Thread: Help with dust collector filter...catch?
Post: RE: Help with dust collector filter...catch?

Thanks R Clark! I would recommend the use of a bucket or other catch under the filter, at least so you can monitor the level of material that has reached the filter. I use a 2.5 gallon bucket (s...
arnman Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,024 01-16-2022, 11:32 AM
  0 Thread: How To secure dust catcher liner?
Post: RE: How To secure dust catcher liner?

R Clark, Thanks for sending me the link to this thread!  I can't believe I missed this one. Yesterday, I just lived through the mess of having to clean out my wynn filter and dust deputy cyclone (y...
arnman Woodworking 30 2,327 01-16-2022, 11:20 AM
  0 Thread: Help with dust collector filter...catch?
Post: RE: Help with dust collector filter...catch?

Can you please point me to the thread where there was discussion about using a plastic bag in the barrel (I am assuming under a cyclone?). I would really like to use a plastic bag in the barrel if ...
arnman Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,024 01-15-2022, 07:15 PM
  0 Thread: New Setup Tool
Post: RE: New Setup Tool

I found a oneway jig second hand - the same one tablesawtom shows in his post.  I had seen pictures of those before and I thought it looked handy.  I have only had it for a short time, but now I would...
arnman Woodworking Power Tools 20 2,097 12-26-2021, 10:47 AM
  0 Thread: Tormek sharpening system and accessories - Price reduction
Post: RE: Tormek sharpening system and accessories - Pri...

I have heard some unfortunate stories of shipping or transporting these with the wheels still attached.  I read about that some time back on the Tormek user's site.  I just can't remember the details ...
arnman Tool Swap N' Sell 13 2,782 05-28-2021, 12:35 PM
  0 Thread: Bench Vise Rehab
Post: RE: Bench Vise Rehab

The vise looks great, and I really like the red color. Can you let us know which color that is? I have tried to paint things "red" before, and unfortunately my selection of "red" has never been th...
arnman Woodworking 16 2,105 03-20-2021, 08:52 AM
  0 Thread: Walnut trees cut down, need to pick them up and store
Post: RE: Walnut trees cut down, need to pick them up an...

Thanks for the note about the quarantine zones. All of this is taking place in central Iowa. I will look into any local issues about quarantine or diseases.
arnman Woodworking 13 1,913 03-09-2021, 08:29 AM

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