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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...

    Last Post By: Winton Applegate Yesterday, 1:30 AM Go to last post
    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...

    Last Post By: Stew Denton Yesterday, 10:21 PM Go to last post
    loren cox

    Full Spectrum Hobby Laser 5th Gen review

    Thread Starter: loren cox

    I've read all the negative coverage on this forum of FSL, so I thought I'd offer up my experience with them so far to give a little balance. I neither represent FSL or have any ties to them, so please spare the bad mouthing for another thread. I did all the research here and elsewhere, and...

    Last Post By: Ron Philman Yesterday, 11:54 PM Go to last post
    Mark Blatter

    Router Lift Suggestions

    Thread Starter: Mark Blatter

    I am looking to add a router lift to my shop built router table. I searched through the various posts on SMC as well as read some reviews on the web, but thought getting suggestions direct would be helpful. I have a PC 7518 and love it. My top is a shop built out of double thick 3/4" Baltic...

    Last Post By: Len Rosenberg Yesterday, 7:08 PM Go to last post
    Mike Holbrook

    Nova, Jet or Oneway?

    Thread Starter: Mike Holbrook

    So I have been studying on lathes for a few weeks now, making some posts here and on the Neander forum. I am making chairs, Welsh Stick Chairs and Windsors. I have been calculating on what work I can/could do with hand tools and where I might be able to use a lathe. I am finding out that just about...

    Last Post By: Mike Holbrook Yesterday, 6:28 PM Go to last post
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