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Making Wooden Knobs on a Drill Press
Drill Press Table
Ok , you have convinced me to build one. Honestly, it's almost mandatory to have one for wood working. This will be great for prepping wood for making pens and ornaments on a lathe. Is your drill press a floor model or bench top model?
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Nice project. I just happen to have an O2 Cool fan that wont charge any more and several DeWalt batteries. Just need the converter board. Where did you get the converter board?
DIY Dewalt Cordless Fan
Looks great. Just something else you have created and I have to build. Sounds like I have the same drill problem as you...4 cordless & 2 wired. A man can never have too many tools. Happy building!
Cordless Tool Charging Station
Good Idea. I have 6 drills, one located at each station. It seems like I have chargers scattered around. I need to make one like this just to have a centralized charging area. I think I'll use yours as a starting point. Thanks for the Instructable. Good Job.
WOW! I don't know what else to say. I'm a fan. Now I'm looking at all of your Instructables. Keep them coming.
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Brick and Mortar Bowl
Pure genius! I'll try this next time. Thanks.
Tape Measuring Tool
I have been looking for a sanding device to finish the inside of a bowl, but do not want to spend a fortune. Foolishly, I just pressed a piece of sand paper inside and gently moved it back & forth. Bad move. Last week while sanding the inside of a bowl, I ripped most of my index finger nail off. Yes it hurt, but I was more upset about getting blood on the newly turned bowl. I will not do that again. I like the Sorby sanding tool you used in the Instructable. I guess it's time to spend a couple of dollars to save the rest of my fingers.
I don't have a chuck so I screw a turned waste block to a face plate & glue the face plate to the bottom of a bowl. I use a piece of newspaper between the waste block & the bottom of the bowl to make it easier to remove it from the waste block. I cut a small kerf in the waste block to allow a sharp chisel to fit & separate it when I'm finished. I'm a newbie, but this has worked several times.
This instructable has taught me so much. Very well thought out with easy to follow directions. I bought a lathe about 6 months ago have just recently tried my hand at turning bowls. My first bowl was a walnut from a solid piece. It came out pretty good for a newbie. So my second was a segmented bowl made from purple heart, maple, cherry & hickory. I love contrast. Everything came out good but the bottom of the inside was not that great where it met the walls of the bowl. I wish I had seen this before trying the segmented bowl. Using the forstner bit to give a total depth would have made it easier and a better finish on the inside bottom. I didn't use a mitter sled, just a chop saw. I was please with the outcome but now it looks like I will be building a sled and using man...
This instructable has taught me so much. Very well thought out with easy to follow directions. I bought a lathe about 6 months ago have just recently tried my hand at turning bowls. My first bowl was a walnut from a solid piece. It came out pretty good for a newbie. So my second was a segmented bowl made from purple heart, maple, cherry & hickory. I love contrast. Everything came out good but the bottom of the inside was not that great where it met the walls of the bowl. I wish I had seen this before trying the segmented bowl. Using the forstner bit to give a total depth would have made it easier and a better finish on the inside bottom. I didn't use a mitter sled, just a chop saw. I was please with the outcome but now it looks like I will be building a sled and using many of the tips you have mentioned. Please continue to provide new info for newbie turners to make it even more enjoyable. Keep up the good work.
From my experience in the oilfields of the Gulf of Mexico, stainless steel is much softer than standard steel, but I only use 316ss. Grade 5 or Grade 8 bolts work great for a tap. Just keep in mind to occasionally back out the bolt and then continue to make you tap. Clean out the debris as needed and lubricate metal when tapping it to prevent the cutting edge from getting damaged. Remember to use the proper drill bit size for the pilot hole before tapping anything(typically it is 1/32" smaller).
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Great job! I wish I would have seen this 6 months ago, before I bought a wood lathe. Nice detail. Some of your work details have giving me ideas for other projects. Just wondering what have you turned since building the lathe. Keep up the good work.
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This is very creative and shows your talent. Great explanation and video. I'm new to turning and I'm excited about getting to this point in turning. Did you start with a roughing gouge then swap to a bowl gouge? From my experience, Purple Heart is very hard timber, did you have to sharpen your chisels very often? Keep up the good work.
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I've tried a few different ways before and they were ok but your technique seems to be the best I've heard of. Great tutorial. I guess I'll have to try again and report my results. Thanks
DIY Seashell Candle
Great job! Very inspirational. Now something else I'll have to make.
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The way this is written makes me believe anyone could easily do this. Very clear details. I am a newbie with leather and I find this very inspiring. Great work.
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This is a good ideas nice presentation. I found a diagram that goes with this jig. It may help others understand the distances. This is not my idea and do not take credit for it. I watched the Cap'n Eddie video on YouTube also. He's a comical guy that lives 60 miles up the road.
Sharpening Jig for Woodturning Gouges
Good job and nice write up. This is a handy little jig. I just made one last week out of Spanish Cedar. I used Lexan for my diagonal piece. Very convenient for find centers on your work piece to put in a lathe. I thought about scribing measurements on the diagonal but then I thought I was just being OCD about a simple project. Just be careful where you store this jig, too much humidity will make it swell & could throw it out of square. Once again, great job!
Ergonomic X-Acto Knife
That is a fantastic job. I've been looking for something like this for quite a while. Very good instructions. You are a great craftsman. Keep up the good work.
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