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11-25-2014 02:12 AM

Delta 46-460 headstock noise - 1 reply

I’ve had my 46-460 for awhile now and never had any issues and love it. I’ve been turning lots of pens lately and just now the head stock is making a light knocking noise but only on fastest pulley at any speed. On the other 2 pulleys at any speed no noise is heard. The second pulley on max speed is 1800 rpm and lowest speed on 3 rd ...

11-25-2014 02:06 AM

Help. Pen blanks getting discoloured - 7 replies

Hello I’m a new to pen turning. I just bought a 30 pk fun line pen kit s from pen state and bushing. All my darker woods look great but with some light coloured woods it seems fine dust from the bushings are causing this. I sant 120,240,400. The use the beall buffing system. Even the tripoli pulls dark from brass mandrel nut and also tried...

10-21-2014 09:36 PM

Zinssers Seal Coat in Canada found - 3 replies

After hearing so many praises on Zinssers Seal coat on the net/ pod casts over the years and now have a table I just finished making to use it on I went in search of this product. However it seemed was not available in Canada After many trips to all the big box stores and a few local paint stores I finally found some at Home Hardware. Also with...

05-10-2012 11:39 PM

What to use for an ofice desk top - 18 replies

I want to build a desk for my self at my work. It will be U shape approx 5ft x 7.5 ft. My old desk was 5/8” legs,drawers ect and 1” top all partical board. Other desks I see are all 1”. I dont want to spend too much money on this but want it to look good too. I was going to use 3/4 oak ply or maple with solid wood banding wher...

03-29-2011 02:02 PM

Automatic Vacuum Switch - 5 replies

I have the automatic switch from Lee Valley and it works great. I can’t think if I hear it running when it’s not in use but wondering the affects of on off on off all the time seeing how I dont trust my measuring and want my projects to be the best that I can do so sneeking up on trim / crown moulding is something that I do. I will c...

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