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12-28-2015 01:10 AM

What size bushings? - 3 replies

I turn a lot of different styles of pens and such that I have quite a number of different size bushings for different kits. What I don’t like is that I have to buy the matching bushings for each kit, and that adds up over time. I have access to a metal lathe and was planning to turn out my own bushings to save some money. Does anybody h...

06-09-2013 06:09 PM

Using lignum vitae for bushing - 5 replies

Hello everybody, I have been reading and rereading the shopnotes issue 115 with the ultimate router milling machine on the cover and am planning to build it one of these days. I have been looking over the parts list and figured that I could make all the knobs myself just to keep the cost down. I was thinking of using lignum vitae instead of br...

01-13-2013 02:41 AM

Where can I get some buckeye burl? - 2 replies

Hello everybody. First time asking a question here. I am in the process of making my mom a three tier routed bowl set with the dividers machined in. Does anybody know where I can get some buckeye burl? I need it to be at least 13 inches wide, but if it’s 6 or 7 inches, I can always cut it in half and glue it up to be a 12 inch diameter...

09-30-2012 04:59 PM

Where can I get a brass ice cream scoop kit? - 3 replies

I recently made a ice cream scoop out of bubinga with the brass scoop kit and it turned out nice. I was shopping around for more of the brass kits, but only found stainless steel. I tried all the stores websites, woodcraft, rockler, woodturning supplies out in Utah, but I couldn’t find any in brass. Does anybody know where I can get the...

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