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  0 Thread: Christmas present
Post: RE: Christmas present

(11-19-2017, 10:54 AM)Woodshop Wrote: Christmas present for one of my grand sons, Mostly turned :laugh: sometimes ya got to go flat :uhoh: ( I'm Batman) Very nice! It will be treasured I'm...
Steve K Woodturning 11 5,569 11-19-2017, 10:58 AM
  0 Thread: Shop time
Post: RE: Shop time

(11-18-2017, 05:20 PM)AnthonyYak Wrote: No, not Peters website [Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3ZhlwJBK-4] Too much coffee?
Steve K Woodturning 3 2,205 11-18-2017, 08:47 PM
  0 Thread: Pen making in an apartment
Post: RE: Pen making in an apartment

A wood lathe is one of the quietest machines to use. I can't imagine that noise would be an issue. Dust however will be a major concern and she will have to have some way to control that.
Steve K Woodturning 20 9,554 10-29-2017, 08:34 AM
  0 Thread: A couple ornaments
Post: RE: A couple ornaments

(10-26-2017, 06:45 PM)Arlin Eastman Wrote: Did you use a torch to heat it and bend it? Yea, it's mild steel so it's pretty easy to do.
Steve K Woodturning 15 8,211 10-27-2017, 12:53 PM
  0 Thread: A couple ornaments
Post: RE: A couple ornaments

(10-26-2017, 11:14 AM)MichaelMouse Wrote: Might I suggest, as I have many times, using cotter keys or jewelery findings for a more delicate hold?  I use a 3/32 hole, some CA, and a steel or brass ke...
Steve K Woodturning 15 8,211 10-27-2017, 12:53 PM
  0 Thread: Autumn Equinox
Post: RE: Autumn Equinox

(10-25-2017, 12:31 PM)Splinterz25 Wrote: Hello once again every one, about a month ago I had turned a platter in Cherry to do some Pyrography on but the fire in the grain of that piece was so nice I...
Steve K Woodturning 11 5,402 10-25-2017, 01:34 PM
  0 Thread: Cherry Burl Bowl
Post: RE: Cherry Burl Bowl

(10-25-2017, 07:29 AM)FrankAtl Wrote: This is a Cherry burl bowl I turned a few weeks ago. Approximately 6.5" x 4.5". Beautiful, aside from the great grain I really like that shape!
Steve K Woodturning 13 5,061 10-25-2017, 07:58 AM
  0 Thread: A couple ornaments
Post: RE: A couple ornaments

(10-24-2017, 05:37 PM)Arlin Eastman Wrote: Steve Another job well done buddy.  I forgot what you use to hollow them with? Thanks Arlin I use some home made hollowing tools. 5/16" round bar from th...
Steve K Woodturning 15 8,211 10-24-2017, 06:54 PM
  0 Thread: A couple ornaments
Post: RE: A couple ornaments

(10-24-2017, 06:19 PM)AHill Wrote: Lovely ornaments, Steve.  What is the approximate size and where do you get the eyelets? Thank you sir, my globes are usually 2" diameter or less. Overall length ...
Steve K Woodturning 15 8,211 10-24-2017, 06:51 PM
  0 Thread: A couple ornaments
Post: RE: A couple ornaments

(10-24-2017, 04:28 PM)Dusty Workshop Wrote: Very nice indeed! What is the finish? Thanks, 2 seal coats of shellac, sanded and top coated with Target coatings EM6000 water borne lacquer.
Steve K Woodturning 15 8,211 10-24-2017, 06:49 PM
  0 Thread: A couple ornaments
Post: A couple ornaments

I had a piece of spalted beech that was heavily spalted, despite that it was still pretty solid. Made one ornament with walnut and one with maple.
Steve K Woodturning 15 8,211 10-23-2017, 08:28 PM
  0 Thread: Fair Price for a Used Nova 1624 - 44 Lathe
Post: RE: Fair Price for a Used Nova 1624 - 44 Lathe

(10-02-2017, 04:58 PM)Dusty Workshop Wrote: Greetings, I am looking for input on a fair price for a used Nova 1624-44 lathe.  The lathe has a handwheel, stock tool rest and Nova tube legs. Good wor...
Steve K Woodturning 5 4,454 10-02-2017, 08:19 PM
  0 Thread: A little maple bowl.
Post: A little maple bowl.

I did this bowl trying to create a stone look. I think it's pretty but not sure it looks like stone.
Steve K Woodturning 2 1,531 09-19-2017, 07:11 PM
  0 Thread: A few White Oak pieces
Post: RE: A few White Oak pieces

Really nice! Really!
Steve K Woodturning 7 3,132 08-14-2017, 07:12 PM
  0 Thread: CBN Questions
Post: RE: CBN Questions

I've been using a CBN for a couple years. It is a 180 grit and I got it from Dway tools. There are some good videos on the Dway website about using CBN wheels.  I know lots of people who have gotten t...
Steve K Woodturning 3 2,956 07-29-2017, 08:39 AM
  0 Thread: Electrical Woodburning On a Bowl
Post: RE: Electrical Woodburning On a Bowl

It does work on a bowl but pretty much everyone is doing it. Conestoga works offers a machine they insist is very safe for around 300 bucks.
Steve K Woodturning 9 4,768 07-28-2017, 12:39 PM
  0 Thread: Another decorative platter.
Post: RE: Another decorative platter.

(07-27-2017, 03:22 PM)Bill Holt Wrote: Amazing!  I understand adding color in general, but in this case (to me) the bottom is more attractive.  I remember your last "basket".  They really do look li...
Steve K Woodturning 5 3,377 07-27-2017, 04:12 PM
  0 Thread: Another decorative platter.
Post: Another decorative platter.

This platter is along the same lines as the last one. Soft maple, about 12" dia. and an 1/8" thick. It is burned and pierced to simulate an open basket weave. It's been in my mind to start adding some...
Steve K Woodturning 5 3,377 07-27-2017, 03:08 PM
  0 Thread: CBN Wheel and HSS
Post: RE: CBN Wheel and HSS

High speed steel will throw very few sparks, older carbon steel will produce visible stream and I think(not sure) they are more yellow. Dave Schweitzer at D-way tools has some good videos about using ...
Steve K Woodturning 4 3,286 07-25-2017, 06:36 PM
  0 Thread: Magnets
Post: RE: Magnets

(06-26-2017, 10:34 AM)gear jammer Wrote: I'm turning a piece with a magnet inside. Are magnets the same or different degrees of power if on a side, end or flat positions to stick to a metal surface....
Steve K Woodturning 7 4,180 06-27-2017, 05:57 PM

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