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Toot, Toot, Tootorial #2: How to make a whistle on a lathe

05-08-2010 09:11 PM by Mary Anne | 27 comments »

TOOT TOOT TOOTORIAL TWO This time, we’re going to turn a whistle on a lathe. I will be including some beginner level information since a few of the people who showed an interest in this project are novices. Besides, I think it is a great beginner project; it requires no parts or kits, just a chunk of wood, your lathe, your tools, and you. Please use all safety precautions you have available! I can’t think of any good stories to start with this time, so let’s get right toot it. Th...

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machine restorations #1: Rockwell Beaver 3400 gap bed lathe

06-12-2012 03:42 PM by rasp | 2 comments »

I have been searching kijiji high and low for about a year now, looking for just the right deal. I found that deal about 2 weeks ago. 60km~ away from home, a nice relaxing cruise to Orillia. The fellow I bought this off was quite friendly. Sometimes walking into strangers homes can be unnerving. He showed me some things he made with the lathe over the years, one of which was a solid pine bed frame, very nicely turned in a rustic manner, stained red and painted black to give it that R...

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Using a hand chisel as a lathe chisle????

05-12-2012 03:22 AM by nobuckle | 19 comments »

Okay, I just watched this video and was shocked by what I saw. This guy uses a hand chisle as a lathe chisle. Have you ever heard of such a thing? At first I thought he was going to use the hand chisle to remove some more of the high spots, you know, by hand. No, no, he uses it as some sort of scraper. It seems to work pretty well, but I sure wouldn’t put my good Marples through that.

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The real cost of making a pen

03-06-2012 06:10 PM by PanamaJack | 8 comments »

I’m frequently asked, “What does it actually cost to make a pen?” (Mostly at arts and craft shows I am attending or participating in.) (I keep a copy at all art shows now) Here’s the list of items that I use to make a pen. The good news is that after the first pen you make they become much less expensive. Some of these items can be eliminated or something else can be substituted for what is listed. If you already have a table saw, or band saw, a drill press or other items the initial ...

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A WOODTURNED RECIPE HOLDER EASEL. (CS1 Kitchen Challenge)

09-27-2010 01:42 AM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 16 comments »

This is not a brand new project. I submitted it, because of a request by MsDebbieP for the CS1 Kitchen challenge. I was out in the shop one day, & thought to myself, what can I make? I said, how about making a recipe holder easel for Barb’s kitchen. So I dug out some pieces of wood from my scrap bin, & proceeded with the project. I didn’t have a plan, but I knew what I wanted it to look like, so the first thing I made was the main spindle post. Then I ma...

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Power Tools #1: Shopsmith Mark V Restoration

11-24-2013 02:54 AM by Jerry | 31 comments »

Please don’t laugh, I know all of you out there have “real” power woodworking tools. I could not afford the stuff I wanted as I’m just getting started, and I thought a used Shopsmith might be a good way to get going fast. So I bought this 1954 Shopsmith Mark V on Craigslist for $200.00. After I got it home, it promptly started making all kinds of terrible racket, and I discovered that I had bought $200.00 worth of junk, well almost. I found a place where I cou...

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Chasing Threads on the wood lathe

09-04-2013 12:19 PM by Jim Jakosh | 25 comments »

I have been wanting to chase threads on my wood lathe for a long time now and just could not find the parts I needed to do it. I wish I could have made a video but I have watched this one many times and I’ll add it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-j16CrwHeM.He makes it look so easy and I found out that it is!!!!!!!!!!! All the threading tools they sell are either 12 TPI or 16TPI and they cost about $75. I wanted tools at 11 1/2 TPI- pipe threads because that is what the thre...

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Kitchen Treasures #1 Making the Celtic Knot Rolling Pin #6: Additional Update

12-13-2010 04:17 AM by lew | 21 comments »

I got called up to active duty- substituting full time in an Information Systems Technology class. So this update has been sometime in developing. Back in the early spring of this year, I had the very great pleasure of meeting the Mason Dixon Wood Working Club. We got together to learn how to make these Celtic Knot rolling pins. During the workshop session, LJ Karson suggested that it would be easier, and less wasteful, to make a saw kerf for only the walnut strips and leave the origina...

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Has Anyone Made A Homemade Lathe??

06-14-2012 09:08 PM by Woodworker_Collins | 15 comments »

I want to make a homemade lathe using a powerdrill and was wondering has anyone made one, and if you have what did you use to make it. Thanks for the help :))

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Let's Build a Jewelry Box #4: Woodturning... the Koa Handle

09-30-2010 08:18 PM by Bob Simmons | 4 comments »

”I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.” Albert Einstein… Physicist…1879-1955 This woodworking online episode is part of the Let's Build Series Woodworking Tips and Techniques:1.) Using cyanoacrylate glue for a quick glue-up…along with a spray accelerator.2.) Turning wood using a spindle gouge with a fingernail grind. In this episode we continue with our wood project, a Koa wood veneer jewelry box. If you recall we started out this woodwor...

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