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    Dunno - I'd personally try taking some blanks for...

    Dunno - I'd personally try taking some blanks for turning wood out of the but end and see how they worked. Any wood with that much convolusion in it has to have at least some interesting figure and...
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    Yours seems a lot more subdued than the original,...

    Yours seems a lot more subdued than the original, which imho makes it look more like "real" wood. It ended up with a really nice warm feel to it, pretty nifty for some hardware store pine indeed!!
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    1400 square feet (23x30 attached garage/shop),...

    1400 square feet (23x30 attached garage/shop), 3bdrm, 2 bath. Just the two of us. It would be plenty except it would help of it was a bit more open plan and loml really wants a bigger 600ish square...
  4. Sorry to be a pendant (ok not really :cool:) but...

    Sorry to be a pendant (ok not really :cool:) but its a plow not a harrow a harrow is a substantially different type of device.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrow_%28tool%29


    Note that...
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    Thanks Mark, really appreciate the details. ...

    Thanks Mark, really appreciate the details.

    The little scalloped pieces you lifted off were confusing me but on fifth look I see they're thinner than I'd first thought so it makes more sense that...
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    Excellent work as always Mark, the flowers are...

    Excellent work as always Mark, the flowers are quite nice looking indeed.

    I'm probably being dense but I'm afraid I'm not understanding how you roughed the beads? I'm quite sure you shaved hours...
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    Thanks for the details Jeff, clever way to do it,...

    Thanks for the details Jeff, clever way to do it, and would be a nice way to make them out of alternative materials as well.

    You sure wouldn't know from looking at them that they were hand filed!
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    Dang that's a nice looking piece of kit! Where...

    Dang that's a nice looking piece of kit!

    Where did you get the thumb screws?
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    Congrats on the new lathe Charles! Pretty sweet...

    Congrats on the new lathe Charles! Pretty sweet piece of equipment.
  10. Sometimes this is true :D Its really dependent...

    Sometimes this is true :D Its really dependent on the geology and I certainly wouldn't count on it without getting in someone who knew about the area pretty well (and even then there can be a lot of...
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    Nicely done Dan. The series of photos explains...

    Nicely done Dan. The series of photos explains it all quite well! I could have used this a few weeks back for sure, bookmarked for the next round :D
  12. Note - you'd mostly see storage tanks where you...

    Note - you'd mostly see storage tanks where you have a lot flow well so you have a buffer around daily usage.

    Pressure tank bladders do go bad, but pressure tanks aren't exceptionally expensive to...
  13. This this this. If the well water looks,...

    This this this.

    If the well water looks, smells or tastes bad it can be terribly hard or impossible to fix so run the taps and smell it when it first runs out and after its run a bit and take a...
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    Quite possibly:...

    Quite possibly: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Downburst
    they were fairly common in the Phx area when I lived there a friend lost his roof to one of those.
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    What got me was actually the centripetal force, I...

    What got me was actually the centripetal force, I took my left hand off of the handle and when I rotated the grinder in my right hand a smidge it jumped to the side and snagged my left hand. Didn't...
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    Hmm big difference in material and technique...

    Hmm big difference in material and technique between 14' and 30'. I'd try to layout your setup as best as you can measure and see what you reckon you can do for mid span supports (how drop is the...
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    Yeah the safety issue is important.. I took the...

    Yeah the safety issue is important.. I took the top off of my index finger with one of the kutzall attachments. Fortunately it mostly grew back (kinda surprised I have a finger nail though). Both...
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    Definitely green it'll be much easier to cut and...

    Definitely green it'll be much easier to cut and less likely to crack. The rule of thumb for turned bowls is around 1" or less of thickness per foot of diameter. For this I'd probably go around the...
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    The main reason for doing the curved bridge is...

    The main reason for doing the curved bridge is that you're basically making an arch. It allows the use of shorter and lighter material than a simple flat bridge. It's also not as easy to push a...
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    Neat! Would make a nifty little platter or...

    Neat! Would make a nifty little platter or something like that!
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    Video of it in action: ...

    Video of it in action:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhsiB99u9nE#t=96

    Looks like it actually has somewhat reasonable guards, the "exposed planer blades" appear to actually be rollers.
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    Perfect is the enemy of good enough (Voltaire).

    Perfect is the enemy of good enough (Voltaire).
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    According to this:...

    According to this: http://www.kingsmerecrafts.com/page12.html
    its now sold as LCi Clear-Lac and Wyosheen and is a lacquer "base" leather product. I'd vote with John that its probably modified to be...
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    That's the essence of my question/point for the...

    That's the essence of my question/point for the folks doing mostly cabinet work as to where their market actually landed. My naive guess is that its somewhere from the upper end of upper middle...
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    This is what amazes me when I see so many folks...

    This is what amazes me when I see so many folks saying that cabinets pays the bills. I'm not disputing your truthiness but its somewhat surprising when you see cabinets in HD or Ikea for less than...
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