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Geeze, September already! Pretty busy week here for our Patriot turners Our Patriot Turners- @Smallpatch posted this in another forum but it directly applies to everyone turner here. THINK SAFETY!!! @PatriotWoodturning showed us some of the beautiful bowls he has turned- Check out his posts to see more of his fantastic work! And speaking of bowls, @PatriotWoodturning gave us a look at his method of drying his bowl blanks. Our turners added their thoughts to his post- @Gerald is wo
50 years ago, I started teaching at the local Vocational School. After retiring, I continued to substitute for another 17 years. This year I finally decided to officially retire. We'll see how it goes. Our Patriot Turners- Last week, @Artie posted about his new toys he won in our raffle and asked about any additional equipment he needed to get started. Tha post generated a lot of great ideas. But @Cliff added something very important about lathe speed and safety- From Cliff's post, I found this article- Yamaguchi_SafetyMatters.pdf @R
I probably should know this, but I don't, so here goes. Assume that I am out "yard-saling", and I come across a gouge. How do I tell if it is a spindle gouge or a bowl gouge? Are the differences in the flutes, the grind, the shape of the point or business end? Does the gouge start out as a generic gouge, and then gets assigned it's identity based on the grind? Maybe more to the point, to save everyone typing their fingers off, is there an accepted resource, such as a book or DVD, that would give me this information? I don't have a specific gouge in mind that I am trying to identify, this
One of my favourite terms when looking through the yard sale ads.....BARN SALE! Ranks right up there with FREE Was striking out at a bunch of yard sales today...then found a Barn Sale. Spent a whopping $6 on just five items... Chisel needs a new handle. Not sure about the "handle" that wide bladed thing has a double bevel . Bowl gouge might need a bit of work. The price tag on that biggie thing say $5 A Mr. Arthur J. D'Leary & Sons of Chicago, ILL , USA Vise. I checked the screw on it....shines like new! Vise operates smoothly, almost like it just came of the store's sh