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  1. First a few drills/braces: 311920 The small...

    First a few drills/braces:
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    The small hex adapters between the drill/braces are Lee Valley and Wera quick change hex bit adapters.

    From the top, first the hand drills are: Stanley 610,...
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    Inspiring, My daughter goes off to college next...

    Inspiring,
    My daughter goes off to college next year, maybe if she comes up with a granddaughter.....
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    Jim, not trying to contradict what you are...

    Jim, not trying to contradict what you are finding, just to explain a little further what I wrote and why.

    I had the pleasure of taking a few classes from Tage Frid at, what at the time was...
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    "Bowsaws" in the last century or two were a...

    "Bowsaws" in the last century or two were a standard tool for cutting most types of wood for trades people in european tradesman internships. I believe Tage Frid and Frank Klaus were both taught to...
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    Check out bowsaws at Wood Joy Tools. Glenn makes...

    Check out bowsaws at Wood Joy Tools. Glenn makes excellent saws at a bargain price. I have his 400mm saw which I have universal and jigging Japanese Turbo-Cut blades for, allowing me to use it for:...
  6. Mr. Berdel makes a good point, although maybe a...

    Mr. Berdel makes a good point, although maybe a little inflammatory in regard to inflaming ;-) I too am sorry Tom got drug into this heated discussion. I hate to see people who sincerely provide a...
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    Eric, Glenn also offers a great deal on a kit for...

    Eric, Glenn also offers a great deal on a kit for making a spokeshave. Most of the work is actually done, other than shaping the handle ;-)

    The other tool that I might suggest that is not too...
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    I like to use two 8" braces for a good deal of my...

    I like to use two 8" braces for a good deal of my work. My favorites at the moment are a Miller Falls 733 and a Stanley 813G. These are my favorites currently because: they have the tightest heads,...
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    Check out Glenn's tools at Wood Joy Tools. Glenn...

    Check out Glenn's tools at Wood Joy Tools. Glenn makes some of the best spokeshaves. The Livingston and No. 85 Razor can be adjusted for mouth opening and depth of cut, which makes them a couple of...
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    Mine is probably a couple years old now. I rubbed...

    Mine is probably a couple years old now. I rubbed a little Renaissance Wax on mine when I got it and it shows no rust or discoloration that I can see.
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    Did not mean to get off on a moving heavy items...

    Did not mean to get off on a moving heavy items across hills with tractor tangent, suffice it to say, that there are a number of challenges I would face trying to move a lathe that way in the terrain...
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    David, in my experience, the steeper the hill the...

    David, in my experience, the steeper the hill the less height off the ground a load has to be for it to cause the tractor to want to roll/slide down the hill. The hill going into my backyard is steep...
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    Tools for Working Wood sends a chart with each...

    Tools for Working Wood sends a chart with each saw they sell. There is a link to "The Essential Guide to Saw Tooth Design" on the page for their description of their 14" Sash Saw. Nice chart with...
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    Hammer makes very nice benches from German Kiln...

    Hammer makes very nice benches from German Kiln dried Beech. I have had a small one for 15+ years. The wood still looks as nice as the day I brought it into the shop. I like it so much I found German...
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    I run a dog park with large grass fields. I took...

    I run a dog park with large grass fields. I took the agricultural tires off my tractor many years ago. I now have wide low tread tires to keep from tearing up the turf, use to mow with it. Now the...
  16. I have been frequently getting some Google page...

    I have been frequently getting some Google page when I try to get to their temporary "placeholder". I got a message a week or two ago saying they were working on a new site but not for the last week...
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    I have moved entire houses full of furniture with...

    I have moved entire houses full of furniture with no help but I am not as young as I was then and some of my parts tend to lock up if I push them like I use to. I bought the floor model bandsaw from...
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    Getting a large lathe into the shop

    One of the reasons I have not been considering a larger heavier lathe has to do with getting it into my shop. I bought a Laguna 14SUV Bandsaw a year or two ago. I had two other guys helping me move...
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    The "spindle" stock I want to turn for chair legs...

    The "spindle" stock I want to turn for chair legs and rungs would start as no more than 2" square x 24". I don't have a bunch of room in the stationary machine part of my shop. I do have a place, pre...
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    Reed there seem to me to be some major advantages...

    Reed there seem to me to be some major advantages to the Oneway for me. First in regard to unique features on the Oneway motors vs Jets: variable speed which will run 0-4500, the Oneway can be bought...
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    The thing is I am not considering buying a Oneway...

    The thing is I am not considering buying a Oneway 2436 lathe. If I bought a Oneway it would be the 1224 or 1236SD. The Oneways I am looking at are $2400-$3000. I am confused about the Powermatic...
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    I think I am wondering something similar. Do...

    I think I am wondering something similar. Do banjos/tool rests for these machines work on different manufacturers machines? I know there are sizes for posts.... I believe, like Frank mentions, 1"...
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    24" tool rest

    I am planing to buy a lathe, largely to turn chair spindles/legs. I think a larger tool rest might be a good idea but I do not find one on the Oneway and many other manufacturers pages. I know people...
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    The Vegas I saw were all more expensive than a...

    The Vegas I saw were all more expensive than a Oneway 1224? The Oneway 1224 seems like a good deal to me for what I believe I need. If I need more than 24" capacity at some point I can add a bed...
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    I appreciate the thought guys but I I will not be...

    I appreciate the thought guys but I I will not be making bowls for money. Unless you call making chairs for my business a means of supporting my "habit" I have no plans to try to make money from...
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