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Discussion in 'Newbie' started by KurtB, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. KurtB

    KurtB Moderator Staff Member

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    From the responses we gathered earlier, it appeared that a Newbie Forum would be of interest. This is the place to ask the questions that you might not feel comfortable asking in the Main Forum. Also, questions about How To, for instance, would be good here; if they generate enough interest, they might be moved to the How To's, Tips, etc. Experienced turners are encouraged to provide any info and constructive help as needed. Let's make this a really good place for someone new to turning!
     
  2. Todd Glover

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    Thank you very much, I belong in this part of the forum. Turned plenty of pens, but only a couple of bowls!
     
  3. Jeremy Mcanly

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    Im a new turner myself. i was wondering how to get a pic up for my avatar?
     
  4. KurtB

    KurtB Moderator Staff Member

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    Adding an Avatar

    Jeremy,
    I reinstated your post because there might be others that would like to add an Avatar to their signature.

    Just click on My Settings on the bar above, and click on Edit Avatar. You will then have a choice of using one of the predefined ones, or uploading a custom Avatar of your choice.

    Hope this helps!
     
  5. barbara dill

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    How doo I change my name by using a capital B and D rather than barbara dill?
     
  6. KurtB

    KurtB Moderator Staff Member

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    Barbara,
    You should be able to go into your profile and change your name.

    If I remember correctly, if you change your online name in any way, you lose your photo gallery (because it is associated with your name, and can't be under two names at the same time). However, you can repost the individual photos under the new name once it's changed. If this is a problem, contact John Van Domelen by private message to learn more.
     
  7. Vaughn

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    Members can't edit user names. It has to be done from the Admin CP. I'm sure John can help Barbara out.
     
  8. Chad Kevin

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    Hello

    Hi all , this is Kevin and i am new here on this forum.Being a member of this forum is really wonderful.Thanks
     
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  9. ray hampton

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    kevin, may I be the first one to welcome you
     
  10. john lucas

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    Well I guess that makes me second at welcoming you. Feel free to ask whatever questions you like. there are an awful lot of knowledgeable people here who are more than willing to help.
     
  11. Ryan Ron

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    Hello,
    I am Ron Ryan,
    new member of forum..........:cool2:
     
  12. KurtB

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    Welcome, Ron, glad you/re here.:D
     
  13. Richard Avram

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    Hello, I am Richard Avram. Posted here a couple of times but still a newbie.
     
  14. Bill Boehme

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    Welcome to the forum.
     
  15. john lucas

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    Glad to have you on board
     
  16. KurtB

    KurtB Moderator Staff Member

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    Welcome to the Forums. Please take a look around and read the Help, Rules & FAQ to familiarize yourself with these Forums. Above all, don't be hesitant to ask questions. We have an amazing amount of expertise here at all times!:)
     
  17. David Hill

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    Howdy!
    Not so new to turning, but new to this forum- so I'm learning the layout and reading posts.
    I'm in south central Texas--Cuero, and really like turning--especially mesquite. But when given the opportunity do work with all the other native species here.
     
  18. Eric Goertz

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    Newbie to AAW

    Hello all, I am new to AAW and always looking for new tricks of the trade. I am pretty active on other forums and my standard username is BangleGuy. I hope to see you all around the forum.

    Cheers,

    Eric
     
  19. Bill Boehme

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    Welcome, Eric.
     
  20. Jack Hamner

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    Large bowl

    Hi,
    Thank you for allowing me to participate in your forum!
    I posted information about this bowl on another excellent forum and got much helpful information.
    I then ran across your site and thought well there must be many experts here in addition to the ones who have already helped me tremendously. I would love to find out everything I can about the bowl, especially what kind of wood it is and exactly how to care for it so it won't dry out and crack. I would also love to know if there are others out there of similar size and shape. Finally, I would like to place a value on the piece so that I can insure it.
    Thanks so much!

    Burl bowl--36" in diameter
    8-10" deep
    3.5-4" thick




    A 12 ounce soda can is shown for reference.
     

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