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09-20-2020 10:20 PM

Teak is not in my budget - 13 replies

I need to make a couple of mid-century modern pieces and was FLOORED when I started looking for teak. Does anyone have a suggestion for a wood that is similar to teak or can be made to look similar to teak that’s a reasonable price?

12-07-2015 04:13 AM

Sharpening for a lathe duplicator - 2 replies

I have a lathe duplicator that uses the type of tooling that I see on metal working lathes. What is the correct way to shape the tool and sharpen it? I guess it is basically a scraper but I’m looking for input from a person who has experience with a similar set up. THX!

11-03-2014 09:54 PM

toolmark lathe duplicator - 22 replies

I have a Toolmark Lathe Duplicator, made in Minneapolis, model 3010. I bought this on line and have never seen it assembled. Sadly, there are no instructions and the configuration is well, “not immediately apparent”. Does anyone have one of these? I’d happily pay for a copy of the instructions. I’d be miles ahead if ...

12-17-2012 07:35 AM

Maybe off topic - which magazine had the plan?? - 4 replies

Quite a while ago, one of the magazines had a plan for a box made from a laminated board of light and dark woods in increasing widths [‘sorry that’s as well as I can put it]. Anyway the box was then cut with “v” grooves on the table saw and then folded into shape. I saved the magazine for a long time and now i can’...

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