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  1. AlanZ replied to the thread Arthritis advice?.

    Judy, you might also consider turning/hollowing with the lathe running in reverse. This let's you position the cutting edge towards the...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 11:40 AM
  2. Richard Coers replied to the thread Gun Drill Source?.

    I've had just the opposite result. Air or coolant will prevent breakage? I've used the same one with no air or coolant for about 10...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 11:06 AM
  3. john lucas replied to the thread Good bench grinder for sharpening tools.

    Al I wouldn't say CBN wheels are slow grinding, only CBN with fine grit. I find my 180 grit CBN will take away metal faster than my...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 10:45 AM
  4. Tom Albrecht replied to the thread Gun Drill Source?.

    And, the air, or "coolant", is the way these drills must be used, if not, as I was told by a manufacturer, the carbide tip will likely...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 10:42 AM
  5. Harold Bowern liked Robert Kramer's media Walnut crotch book matched pair in the album Robert Kramers Album

    each is about 23" at the widest point photo by Kinzley Photogaphy

    _L3A8062.jpg Oct 16, 2017 at 9:00 AM
  6. hockenbery liked Robert Kramer's media Walnut crotch book matched pair in the album Robert Kramers Album

    each is about 23" at the widest point photo by Kinzley Photogaphy

    _L3A8062.jpg Oct 16, 2017 at 8:55 AM
  7. hockenbery replied to the thread Good bench grinder for sharpening tools.

    Most likely you would do fine with Two CBNs maybe - 80 and 180. CBNs are slow at reshaping a tool. But this is usually something I do...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 8:50 AM
  8. hockenbery liked john lucas's post in the thread Good bench grinder for sharpening tools.

    You probably could or you might be able to make on out of wood. Wouldn't even be too hard to make one out of sheet metal. I wonder why...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 8:45 AM
  9. Bill Weaver posted comment on media Sapele Square Bowl

    This is beautiful wood and work Breck. You willing to show the back side of this?

    Sapele square bowl.jpg Oct 16, 2017 at 8:13 AM
  10. hockenbery replied to the thread Gun Drill Source?.

    The gun drill has an airway to the tip. When connected to a compressed air it blows the chips out as it drills. This allows drilling a...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 7:54 AM
  11. john lucas replied to the thread Good bench grinder for sharpening tools.

    You probably could or you might be able to make on out of wood. Wouldn't even be too hard to make one out of sheet metal. I wonder why...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 7:50 AM
  12. john lucas replied to the thread Gun Drill Source?.

    Not being a production bowl turner I just use my bowl gouge or detail gouge to drill out the center. On occasion I have used a 1" twist...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 7:45 AM
  13. hockenbery liked Bill Boehme's post in the thread Good bench grinder for sharpening tools.

    With no wheel guards you are committed to only using CBN wheels because it would be extremely hazardous to use a matrix wheel without a...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 7:43 AM
  14. Emiliano Achaval replied to the thread Gun Drill Source?.

    I have never use a gun drill, nor do I know what the benefit of using one is. Remember I'm isolated in the middle of Pacific here, like...

    Oct 16, 2017 at 2:54 AM
  15. Art Betke liked Elisha Rubinoff's media Twisted mind in the album My works of Art

    Maple tube cut, glued, pierced and painted

    נחש 2 011.JPG Oct 16, 2017 at 1:55 AM
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