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  1. Starting a new project for a serious audiophile with some serious equipment. His McIntosh amp alone weighs 125 lbs.! The dimensions alone make this rack impressive; everything is 8/4 and the shelves are 23" deep, 52" wide, and the unit is 31" high. Each shelf will weigh about 70 lbs. The top shelf is Curly Maple and the middle and bottom shelves are Northern Hard Rock Maple. These will be banded with Curly Maple so from the front you'll see Curly Maple shelves. But since the middle and bottom shelves will be covered with gear there was no need for these to be the much more e
  2. Here we are a week into October already. Beautiful day here is southern PA. The leaves are beginning to change. Our turners have been quite busy this week, so lets get started. Our Patriot Turners- A while back, @DRAGON1 asked if one of our members could turn a large coffee mug. @Gerald came through with TWO mugs- More in Dragon1's post- Speaking of @Gerald, he is experimenting with some new inks to add color to his turning- Gerald tells us more about this piece in his post- Gerald also sho
  3. So I wound up making another bowl I wanted to try out the Food Grade Mineral Oil finish on this one and I actually like it quite well it worked good fortunately its quite cheap to pick up. Not the best looking bowl but I'm happy with it. The EWT hollower worked quite well only had a couple of catches with it because I don't have a negative rake cutter for it as of yet but still either way worked well. I've still even got a wobble not sure how to fix it exactly.
  4. So going back to the hollowing troubles I had I put that on the back burner for now. My purple heart and padauk blanks arrived this morning. I decided to run with the purple heart not having the right sort of mask I don't think at least for the Padauk. I've been running the blanks that I get right off the bat, so far I have NOT had any issues with working on them with the wax sealer on. In fact it actually makes it easier getting the sealer off just carving into it. So I think I've been prety lucky on that part of it. How ever I was expecting the purple heart to be a bit moist with the s
  5. Made this for my wife's business cards. Stacked the purpleheart on the background to create an inlay. Cut the outer leaves and branch at a 3 degree draft and that allowed it to fit snug into the background.
  6. Another new bowl. If you haven't guessed by now I love to turn bowls. This one is around 12 inches in diameter and 4 inches thick. It is maple, purple heart and blood wood. The finish is beeswax. Thanks for looking.
  7. Hope everyone survived July 4th and @Gerald glad you weren't hurt in the explosion!! Our Patriot Turners- We've had some Christmas ornaments posted this past week! First up was @Ron Altier with another one of his SpectraPly beauties. Ron discusses this piece in his posting- Then just today, @HandyDan showed us some more of his inside-out ornaments with some surprises inside! Check out Dan's post to see how he got those glass centers in there! @Pauley was busy in his shop. Just look
  8. I was in Michaels and saw this real pink diamond. It was unusual in that it had a flat place about three quarter up and is about an inch across. My grandaughter has a collection of things like that, so I got it and turned a piece of Purple Heart to fit on the flat piece. The picture don't show how pink it really is. I think she will like it.
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