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    01-09-2018, 12:17 PM
    I guess it would depend on your home shop but I would just take it to a glass/window shop that can do curved stuff. It will turn out a lot nicer.
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    01-03-2018, 01:56 PM
    I use a 6 jaw because I found mine at a garage sale new in the box, I had to find a back plate to fit my lathe (d1-4). I have grown to like the chuck...
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    01-03-2018, 11:51 AM
    I was going to say don't waste your coin without looking at zero-set/adjust tru chucks but it looks like that's what you're going after. To me it...
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    12-18-2017, 06:55 PM
    Blazemaster83 replied to a thread Degreasing a Lathe in General
    I have tried a bunch of stuff. Diesel works well and is the cheapest but its hard to wash the stink off you. I use kerosene which is a little more...
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    11-07-2017, 12:55 PM
    Blazemaster83 replied to a thread Horizontal Mill? in General
    I thought automotive as well when I first saw it. It may be a useful little machine if it has a standard taper in the spindle, and powerfeed on all...
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Olympia, Wa.
Machining, restoring machines, and blowing glass
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