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Mark Baker

Mark Baker

All in a day’s work

18 November 2019

I am having one of those days when I have been fielding calls, emails and conversations in which people are vexed, fractious and moaning about things. I am going share with you a few of my comments regarding said subjects. Q Why are so many people using tipped tools when tipped tools are not as vers ...

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    By Handcrafter

    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 11:19 PM

    Well, I bought it - just got it set up yesterday, and turned the outside of the first bowl on it. I'm still relatively new to turning, which inexperience m...

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  • Truing up a bowl blank

    By ron.d

    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 6:03 PM

    You are right when you say there is more than one way to do any thing, Mark Baker talked about this at a club Demo, and said, first ask your self is this s...

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  • Truing up a bowl blank

    By Dalboy

    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 9:34 AM

    It all depends on the blank for me. If it is out of ballance I will face off and round a piece(if it is just a simple bowl. If however, the blank is reason...

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  • Truing up a bowl blank

    By Handcrafter

    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 5:26 AM

    I know there's probably no one right way of doing anything (although there are plenty of wrong ones!) but as a relative beginner I'm interested in one diff...

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  • Angels and Miners

    By Dalboy

    Monday, December 2, 2019 - 4:28 PM

    [QUOTE=CHJ] What do you do in your spare time to avoid getting bored !!Once more an example of the detail you put into your passing fill in projects puts ...

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  • Angels and Miners

    By CHJ

    Monday, December 2, 2019 - 3:51 PM

    What do you do in your spare time to avoid getting bored !!Once more an example of the detail you put into your passing fill in projects puts most of us to shame.   

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  • Angels and Miners

    By Dalboy

    Monday, December 2, 2019 - 1:08 PM

    I don't like copying people as I stated elsewhere but had to make these on the request of the wife(well you have to keep them happy don't you? I must remem...

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  • Bog oak advice needed

    By hardy33

    Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 7:32 PM

    hi,guys iam new quite new in wood and brand new in bog oak.. ive got few trees, really big, arround 15m long and 130 wide looks in cut 90% black, i would l...

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