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Mark Baker

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6 September 2019

I was recently involved in a conversation with a group of people centred on a club they all belonged to where there had been some discussions among members as to future planning and the direction the club was heading. Apparently, some of the points discussed became heated and some people became ar ...

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  • Rippled Olive.

    By Neil Lawton

    Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 6:32 PM

    Thanks chaps!

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  • Caution, Plywood Glue Blocks

    By Mark Baker

    Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 12:15 PM

    Thank you for all the responses. As always, it is a difficult balance to strike with articles as to what to include and exclude.  What level of knowle...

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  • Rippled Olive.

    By Kiwi

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:58 PM

    A piece of eye candy Neil, very nicely done to show it of Pete

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  • Drilling on the lathe

    By ron.d

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 5:37 PM

    Ifyou are drilling on the lathe, stop at the size below the one you want and finish with a gougeRon

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  • Drilling on the lathe

    By CHJ

    Monday, November 11, 2019 - 9:26 PM

    [QUOTE=Handcrafter] .... And presumably, using this technique on the lathe, the centring issue wouldn't arise as long as the headstock was firmly locked p...

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  • Drilling on the lathe

    By Handcrafter

    Monday, November 11, 2019 - 8:27 PM

    [QUOTE=CHJ]One thing you can do if you have a lower power drill or want to reduce the large Forstner bit loads is to stage drill from small to large diamet...

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  • Drilling on the lathe

    By CHJ

    Monday, November 11, 2019 - 1:06 PM

    One thing you can do if you have a lower power drill or want to reduce the large Forstner bit loads is to stage drill from small to large diameter.As long ...

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  • Drilling on the lathe

    By Handcrafter

    Monday, November 11, 2019 - 7:29 AM

    [QUOTE=Claude]I set my pillar drill to the slowest speed possible.  Gently press down on the handle, cut 3-6mm deep, then back out the bit to clear th...

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