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Offline Brass_Machine

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150HP Canadian Wood lathe
« on: February 27, 2012, 03:52:37 PM »
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Offline John Rudd

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Re: 150HP Canadian Wood lathe
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2012, 04:08:18 PM »
and I thought HM Murdoch was mad.....   :hammer:

I think his gouge could have been a bit sharper and a bit more speed would have helped...

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Re: 150HP Canadian Wood lathe
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2012, 05:17:35 PM »
 The real Red Green ?     

Offline Dean W

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Re: 150HP Canadian Wood lathe
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2012, 05:54:51 PM »
No lathe, but of course everyone has a snow plow and a forklift laying around somewhere.
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Offline sparky961

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Re: 150HP Canadian Wood lathe
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2012, 09:56:09 PM »
10 bucks says it was actually a Yankee under that ridiculous hat...  :poke:

Offline Tony Wells

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Re: 150HP Canadian Wood lathe
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2012, 12:45:07 AM »
I would have used a chainsaw instead of a gouge. :doh:
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Offline Andy

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Re: 150HP Canadian Wood lathe
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2012, 07:01:28 AM »
I think his spindle is a bit out of true.
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Re: 150HP Canadian Wood lathe
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2012, 03:50:32 PM »
I think his spindle is a bit out of true.

Nooo He used the Canadian equivalent of a DTI .. Here they sell them as range finders
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