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    Just a picture of some face grain is not enough...

    Just a picture of some face grain is not enough to get any idea of what kind of wood it is, and I’m not going to guess on it.

    There is no way one can be reasonable sure of what kind of wood it is...
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    I looked at that second picture a couple more...

    I looked at that second picture a couple more times, and I think that it is a Choke Cherry, wasnít sure how far North these trees grow, but apparently they do grow a long way North.

    I pulled a...
  3. Iíve never done this myself, but wrapped up good...

    Iíve never done this myself, but wrapped up good and then placed in a freezer, where there is no drying and no or very little fungal growth happening, you should be able to keep it for a while, just...
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    I had a Japanese White Lilac tree, that tree,...

    I had a Japanese White Lilac tree, that tree, seen in the picture does have a different bark and flower build, also the leaves are different from the one you are showing.

    I do not believe it is a...
  5. Those incarnations are a try to have smaller...

    Those incarnations are a try to have smaller lathes capable of turning larger pieces by rotating the head and then have the banjo with the extension reach way out there holding the tool rest.

    The...
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    Looks exactly like Yew Bill, thank you, I...

    Looks exactly like Yew Bill, thank you,

    I found two pictures from Yew pieces turned that are more representative of the fresh color, though there are not wet like the OP ones.

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    Oneway 1224 midi lathe, I consider the best Midi...

    Oneway 1224 midi lathe, I consider the best Midi Lathe.
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    Care to show the picture with the balanced white...

    Care to show the picture with the balanced white Bill ??

    I tried if changing the colors it got anywhere close to the common Juniper tree, but could not.

    Looking at this picture seeing the white...
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    Like Dick above mentioned, this is a piece of...

    Like Dick above mentioned, this is a piece of Yew, NOT Juniper aka Eastern Red Cedar.

    And yes all parts of the Yew are poisonous, except the soft meat of the fruit on the female plant, so do not...
  10. About the placing of a lathe, The postion of...

    About the placing of a lathe,

    The postion of my lathes are away from the wall, as I like to be able to use the wall for hanging and placing racks, cabinets etc. and I don’t like what often happens...
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    Here is a picture of the backside of a large and...

    Here is a picture of the backside of a large and very warped platter that shows the way I was able to hang this piece up.

    I have used this manner of hanging a large platter, as I wanted to be able...
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    [QUOTE=Brice Rogers;2694719]Perhaps it may help...

    [QUOTE=Brice Rogers;2694719]Perhaps it may help responders to know how large in diameter or how heavy the platters are. So far I have only turned platters up to 17" so they are pretty easy to just...
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    Read post 9 and 10 in this thread George, that...

    Read post 9 and 10 in this thread George, that should answer your ??
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    I do not agree with you on that Bill, all you do...

    I do not agree with you on that Bill, all you do is relying on the strength of the wood in it’s bonding to itself, where some will separate easier than others.

    With a tenon it is this small stub...
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    Very easily, make sure there is/are NO splits in...

    Very easily, make sure there is/are NO splits in the wood and slow down the lathe speed, high speed is the danger that time and again strikes out and causes havoc even killing turners.

    It seems to...
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    This is Black Walnut that has sat wet for a...

    This is Black Walnut that has sat wet for a while.

    As you can see the sapwood is spalted on the bottom edge in this picture, you can also see the pith if you have a close look.

    The picture also...
  17. No dovetail on the standart Oneway profiled jaws,...

    No dovetail on the standart Oneway profiled jaws, and they hold best on straight tenon or recess.

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    About the plate under the tailstock, I looks like...

    About the plate under the tailstock, I looks like the screws hold it against the bottom and it is pinned there, meaning the pins hold it in place so it will not be able to move, something the screws...
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    Don’t be too quick to blame the tailstock Brian,...

    Don’t be too quick to blame the tailstock Brian, the headstock could well be the culprit, or both the headstock and tailstock.

    Yes see if the bed is twisted, and correct that if it is, also move...
  20. Here is a video by Bob Hamilton that shows a nice...

    Here is a video by Bob Hamilton that shows a nice way of making a recess, you can skip right to about the 7 minute mark, but the whole video is well worth watching, Bob has a nice and easy going way...
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    Adam you could make one yourself from a bar of...

    Adam you could make one yourself from a bar of Aluminium, drill a undersized hole and then use the right size drill and open that up to the size needed.

    What are you going to use on the outside ?,...
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    Fit a turned ring over the handwheel where a belt...

    Fit a turned ring over the handwheel where a belt can run over, then use a rotissery or similar motor to turn the lathe at a low
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    Adam I have made the big wheels, they are made...

    Adam I have made the big wheels, they are made with different materials, I used linen with cotton, cotton , and cotton flannel mix.

    But most are bought at automotive supply stores and at Lee...
  24. Brice I do not know what he did to keep things...

    Brice I do not know what he did to keep things from rotating, maybe used CA after tightening them well.

    I do know that he made another one that was much more involved, and even that was not to...
  25. I own a few different styles of rest, long and...

    I own a few different styles of rest, long and short, steel and cast iron, the straight and J rest are used the most, as for the Z rest it is used on these kind of bowls or forms.

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