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12-04-2009 05:45 AM

American Woodturner - 21 replies

Check out the latest issue of American Woodturner magazine/journal. They published a photo of my hollow form vessel that won first place in the summer competition on the American Association of Woodturners website. Joe Landon

12-04-2008 04:48 AM

Dear Santa... - 37 replies

Okay, let’s pretend that we have all been good little boys and girls all year, and Santa is going to bring you that one special new toy for your workshop. What would it be?

08-07-2008 04:12 AM

Safety Glasses are not enough! - 15 replies

This is a reminder that safety glasses are not enough protection while working on the lathe. I was turning some green pear wood the other night. I was going back to even out the wall thickness when the piece blew up and came flying off the lathe like a rocket. It hit me smack dab in the middle of my face. Thank goodness I was wearing a full face...

07-14-2008 12:53 PM

Buddies - 5 replies

Is there a way to view all the jocks who consider me a buddy?

07-08-2008 05:19 AM

Broken Lathe - 17 replies

I was turning a bowl yesterday and noticed I had to keep moving my tool rest up in order to stay on center. I also was getting more vibration than usual. Upon closer inspection I notice the support arm for my tool rest was fractured. I went ahead and finished turning the bowl. Boy was that a challenge! I called Grizzly’s customer servic...

06-11-2008 04:04 AM

As Trifern Turns - 13 replies

I have had a few requests for a tutorial of how I turn a bowl. This bowl is laminated purpleheart and walnut. I used epoxy mixed with cumin for the adhesive. I like to mix organic material in with the epoxy to give it some color and texture. After the epoxy has cured, I mount the blank to a face plate. I then turn the blank round and s...

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