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Ron Altier

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Ron Altier last won the day on June 10 2018

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    You got me, you figure it out!
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    I feel more like I do now, than I ever have.

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  1. Ron Altier

    A box and a board

    Love the way you feature the wood grain and beauty.
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    Digital protractor

    I bought one very similar at HD made by Husky. It has been great and very precise. One feature I especially like is the on/off switch. It slides and disengages the battery. Most have a micro switch that easily turns on with a touch. A touch you didn't realize you did. That leads to dead batteries.
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    Easy Build Shooting Bench

    Hey, that is nice. Great job. Sturdy, portable and well planned, designed and built. Not only for shooting, you can do your taxes there too!
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    Recycled shavings video

    I like it, cool. I bet your lathe area looked like Christmas garland too
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    Recycled shavings video

    This is a great video showing the beauty of turned shavings. It is also a great video to show the mess created when turning epoxy and acrylics.
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    local WW11 Vet

    My brother was in WWII and flew gliders behind German lines. I would have loved to hear about his experiences. However he only shared the good times and only rarely bad times.
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    local WW11 Vet

    Great story!
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    New/old ornament

    I found an old drawer pull made of glass, about an inch in dia. I turned some of the red/pink ply and there it is.
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    Dog has to go out

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    How to hold a small leg in the lathe?

    The problem was holding a small piece between centers to turn down. I have used another method for MUCH smaller pieces making Christmas tree ornaments.. I find true centers on both ends, using the lathe. I then drill a hole with the lathe ( size dependent on dia of work piece) and glue in a hardwood dowel. Now I have a safe, sturdy and centred piece to turn. If the dowell is quarter in dia or less, caution must be used by taking light cuts. After turning I cut off the dowel.
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    When I looked at this project, I was amazed how much it looks like one I made in OH. I went to a community garage sale and bought 12 windows for $35. They were old and being replaced, I paid the haul away price. I filled the back wall with one gallon milk jugs, painted black with salt water in them for heat retention. I had 2 benches and translucent roof. I enjoyed it for many years before I move to CO.
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    Waving flag project

    Your flag looks great. The workmanship, time and effort to get it right shows, proudly. Great job.

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