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    Walt Caza

    The Great Morris Chair project

    Thread Starter: Walt Caza

    Good Day to the Creek, Please allow me to lay out the who, what, where, why, when and how... This is an invitation to all Creekers: Gary Zimmel and Walt Caza cordially invite you to join us in a remote build of a classic furniture project. We are each going to build the same Morris chair...

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    Roger Chandler

    G0766 22 X 42 lathe - Ordered!

    Thread Starter: Roger Chandler

    Well, just as a follow up to the other thread......I just pulled the trigger on the new G0766 :o:D Not trying to be the first or anything like that, but feel like this will serve me well for years to come, and is likely the best value in a large lathe on the market today. While one can see it...

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    Mike Holbrook

    Calipers, Digital Dial?

    Thread Starter: Mike Holbrook

    The chair making classes I have taken so far have tested round straight and tapered tenons for correct size with a ruler or simple mechanical calipers. I had a hard time telling how much more needed to be removed by trying to fit a mechanical caliper over the tenons I was turning on a lathe. There...

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    Rich Riddle

    Pick your NCAA Basketball team.....

    Thread Starter: Rich Riddle

    I moved to Kentucky but am married to a woman who loves UK. I like Kentucky as a place quite a bit, so for whatever reason guess they are my team this year, reluctantly. What about you folks?

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    Julie Moriarty

    Decent Mobile Base For A 18" Bandsaw?

    Thread Starter: Julie Moriarty

    I ordered a couple of HTC PM1000 mobile bases, one for an 18" bandsaw and the other for a 17" drill press. I assembled one to fit the BS and got our son to help me get it in place. Once there, I went to move it and the thing scared me. The wheels were wobbling and looking like they were about to...

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    Jim Koepke

    Building Potting Benches

    Thread Starter: Jim Koepke

    A member asked me to post more information on my potting bench build after seeing my recent post about using a story stick for building two more potting benches. The benches seem to sell well at our local farmers market. Last year we did have a couple of times where two could have been sold if...

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    Stew Denton

    Building Potting Benches

    Jim,

    Pretty cool, looks great! If you wouldn't mind, please add a couple of close ups once the oil finish is complete. Very nice benches.

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    Glen Monaghan

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    Bruce Page

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    Ralph Lindberg

    Nova, Jet or Oneway?

    Robo has an excellent point. True variable speed is something that once you get used to it, you will never go back.
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