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A bit of light engineering

I didn’t do much turning yesterday, and last weekend we were away visiting rellies. Thanks to a colleague at work I was able to make some new tools. I have been considering trying out some carbide tipped tools, but the … Continue reading

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Wetter Weekend

We had some fairly heavy rain this weekend. Not that the rain kept me out of the shed, of course. I think I need to replace the start capacitor on my lathe, or at least I hope that’s what it … Continue reading

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Adapt, improvise, improve

I made a grinding jig for my turning tools soon after getting started. My grinder is a toy one really, with rubbish wheels, but it will do me for the time being. My original jig was wooden, made from pine, … Continue reading

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