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08-25-2018 04:00 PM

Real Crappy wood WIP - 3 replies

Yesterday I went back to a piece I started about a couple years ago. It is Mesquite root burl that I got near Prescott, Arizona. It has probably been dead over 50 years as there was only the stump was left. I really don’t know when or what the heck caused me earlier to turn a 3” tenon as I don’t have any jaws that size. It had ...

08-21-2018 02:52 PM

live centers and drill chucks - 4 replies

Years ago when I was pursuing my Live Center Steady invention, I purchased a live center from this business https://zlivecenter.com/mt2-livecenter to use as the prototype for my invention. What I noticed was they had long noses on a lot of theirs as apposed to woodturning LC’s having very short noses, I patterned all my 17 live centers I m...

08-03-2018 12:07 AM

Wood or Plastic??? - 9 replies

Saw this today. https://www.msn.com/en-us/foodanddrink/tipsandtricks/wood-vs-plastic-cutting-boards-which-you-should-buy-for-your-kitchen/ar-BBLnejT?li=BBnbfcL&ocid=LENOVODHP15 If it’s old stuff and you already know it, my apologies. If you haven’t seen it before and didn’t know, then read through it. I always though...

03-19-2018 03:28 PM

dovetail circular saw blade - 1 reply

Has anyone heard of or have one? Curious…..... Jerry (in Tucson)

12-22-2017 06:48 PM

Unisaw bearing replacement - 2 replies

Does anyone know the thread size and pitch of the arbor bearing nut on a Rockwell 34-761 Unisaw? ......... Jerry (in Tucson)

09-19-2017 02:18 PM

Completing the Natural Edge Piece - 0 replies

Another video showing 2 different jam/ jamb chuck or a plug. You pick the name for it. One utilizes my Chuck Plate, and the other is held between centers by a “Future Turning”. check it out if you choose. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcosINFTqxk&feature=em-upload_owner..... Jerry (in Tucson)

09-18-2017 01:32 PM

mounting a natural edge piece - 1 reply

Another video on mounting using my Chuck Plate. I started with an 8” half round Mesquite half log. This video is only about mounting and working shaping the piece to achieve a tenon. I’ll make another video how to mount this piece using my Tail Stock Steady and Chuck Plate to remove this tenon. I’ll also show an alternative to...

09-15-2017 03:38 AM

Making dowels on a lathe - 7 replies

Hey folks, I just uploaded a video on youtube on making accurate dowels 24” long in under 15-20 seconds, once the blank is mounted into the chuck. Watch until at least 21+ minutes to watch me get beat by the ugly stick. https://youtu.be/0A5Zo53URRI ......... Jerry (in Tucson)

08-09-2017 01:17 AM

Contraption - 5 replies

Brad, this topic is dedicated to you, Buddy. Since you called my invention a contraption, and then likened my definition of Contraption to an IBM an acronym, “goldberg” to it in another post, I’ve racked my brain, what’s of it, to finding an acronym for the word, CONTRAPTION. I spent all day today working on it. At 5 pm, ...

08-06-2017 02:52 PM

Where are they located??? - 9 replies

Does anyone know where Woodturning Online is located. I’ve been all over their site, and didn’t see anything that resembled a physical location…...... Please help if you can…........... Jerry (in Tucson)

06-27-2017 02:32 PM

AZ Woody's wood - 2 replies

I just visited AZ Woody’s place Sunday. The visit was made because over the last couple years, I’ve threatened myself with going out there just because. After he invited me and the LJ locals for a gathering on Saturday, I accepted right away, then realized I had another engagement. So, I drove out there Sunday instead. He had a vi...

06-24-2017 02:41 PM

Calling AZ. Woody - 0 replies

Hey man, I’m supposed to show up there tomorrow, Sunday, June, 25. Now, I know Roll doesn’t have a whole lot of people living there, but it sure does cover a whole lot of ground. Can’t find your place without an address, or at least a road name. A phone number wood be good too…...... Pm me with something…........ Je...

06-16-2017 02:40 AM

New website - 16 replies

I just got a website today. It’s up and running as of 10AM today. It shows a lot of the stuff I do in wood turning, and also shows the tools I invented. www.woodturnerstools.com Check it out and please give me some feedback to make it better. You can do that on the contact page in the comment box. You’ll probably have to copy and ...

06-10-2017 12:13 AM

Finding distance between two holes - 11 replies

Just a verification needed. I need to drill 2 holes to match up on my PM lathe. I can’t get up under the ways to find my centers, but can get the distance from outside to outside of each Allen bolt head. The distance is 4”, the bolt head is .550”. If I subtract the size of one bolt head from the 4”, leaving 3.45” on...

04-26-2017 04:36 PM

1700 - 9 replies

Hey yall, I started this just to be the 17 hundredth topic for wood turning. But, I’m posting a video of turning a Moose Antler to flatten it on the edges so it will sit flat. That will come in about 2 hours. I have to upload it to youtube….. Jerry (in Tucson)

04-16-2017 02:25 PM

New Video by Nubsnstubs - 2 replies

I just made another video on embellishing the bottoms of my forms. It’s 19 minutes, and show different treatments on each. One has a very short finial, and the other is just a beaded bottom. ............. Jerry (in Tucson) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUNHv7bub6Y&feature=em-upload_owner#action=share

04-11-2017 03:58 AM

Jerry's 1460 Delta Milwaukee lathe - 7 replies

Here are a few pictures of my retired lathe. It’s a year younger than me. Delta Milwaukee 1460 12×36’ lathe, manufactured in 1947, and sold to Tucson Unified School District. I got it in 2010 from a local that had gotten it through a school auction, but didn’t pursue setting it up. The frame it sits on was originally mad...

03-19-2017 12:57 AM

Distracted - 15 replies

A couple days ago, I was turning a piece of Olive branch for no other reason to get in some turning. I was wearing a long sleeve shirt. I decided to pull the sleeve up to mu elbow to keep wood shavings from getting into the inside the sleeve. Midway through the turning, I noticed someone coming up to my shop, but continued turning. It was my wi...

03-19-2017 12:36 AM

removing a tenon and dressing up a form bottom - 3 replies

Surprise, another video on removing a tenon, and it’s actually a little better than the last one. https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=DIRwggHmblE ............... Jerry (in Tucson)

03-04-2017 12:54 AM

Another new video - 3 replies

I just posted another video to You Tube. This one is a little better showing the Tail Stock Steady in action. I prefer my videos full time, but they can be boring, so I edited them to only the use of the TSS. If you’re interested, check it out and comment on it ….. https://youtu.be/Oyi7_WN6mcI .......... Jerry (in Tucson)

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