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10-29-2010 07:25 PM

Messy bench or projects in progress? - 4 replies

This post is more like over a glass of beer by this time of day, than coffee, but since I am getting more proficient with how picture can be inserted into this format, I thought I’d try this one for my friend Div in South Afrika. I’d have to include Mads, the mad tool guy in Denmark and the rest of the “Grease Box GangR...

10-29-2010 12:50 PM

Always curious about this picture - 11 replies

Near one of the doors to my workshop, I hung this photo. Next to the sticks and strips that I just couldn’t throw away yet. I remember it hanging in the milking room of the barn at my maternal Grandpa’s home in NW Ohio. Later my parents had cleaned it up and hung it in their house. Mom did not know anything about the picture. I ...

12-31-2008 06:31 PM

Best chuck for bowl turning? - 5 replies

I thought with over 6000 members I would see what this inquiry “turns” up. I have a 1965 Rockwell/Delta Heavy duty 12” variable speed lathe, that I inherited from my Dad. He bought it used in 1976 and I am proud to have it. A much simpler Delta lathe was the first power tool I got to use as a kid. I want to purchase a chuck...

12-07-2008 05:54 PM

Old Deltagrams - 5 replies

My Dad was a self-taught woodworker and skilled craftsman who built that into a successful business and career. I remember coming across a stack of Deltagrams and finding several projects that I wanted to make. This would be in 1962 or so and I was around 15 years old. I made in high schoold shop a spinning wheel lamp from one of the Deltagra...

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