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Woodturning Circa 1926
Jul 10th, 2009 at 7:16am
 
I noticed this old video on another forum and thought others might be interested in seeing this

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Re: Woodturning Circa 1926
Reply #1 - Jul 10th, 2009 at 9:01am
 
I picked it up off the Medieval Woodworking list I'm on. It is rather neat.
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Re: Woodturning Circa 1926
Reply #2 - Jul 10th, 2009 at 6:20pm
 
the old boy does some nice work.

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Re: Woodturning Circa 1926
Reply #3 - Jul 10th, 2009 at 6:22pm
 
T H A T My Friends was Cool!!! A true master at work!!! Notice how he used the skew, amazing... I have got a lot to learn after watching this video. Thank Ron for posting it, I really enjoyed it and the sound track was great we well!!!
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Re: Woodturning Circa 1926
Reply #4 - Jul 10th, 2009 at 6:45pm
 
That was a great video.   Thanks Ron.  It was interesting to see how high above center he had the tool rest when hollowing out the bowls.
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Reply #5 - Jul 10th, 2009 at 7:09pm
 
That was the first thing I noticed as well Kieth.
The second was the hook tool.
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Re: Woodturning Circa 1926
Reply #6 - Jul 26th, 2009 at 7:42am
 
Absolutely wonderful.  Amazing how the basics are the same (ride the bevel).  Seems that the tool rest was high, wasn't it?  I guess the bottom of the bowl was pretty thick, since he did it all with a screw chuck?
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Re: Woodturning Circa 1926
Reply #7 - Jul 29th, 2009 at 7:32pm
 
Awesome. I wish I could turn that fast.
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Re: Woodturning Circa 1926
Reply #8 - Jul 29th, 2009 at 9:39pm
 
Darren Jones wrote on Jul 29th, 2009 at 7:32pm:
Awesome. I wish I could turn that fast.


You'd learn fast if you got paid by the piece like that guy probably did.
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Re: Woodturning Circa 1926
Reply #9 - Aug 1st, 2009 at 8:30am
 
Cool video.  And to think he only used what 4 chisels and didn't have any fancy chucks!   I hope my wife doesn't see this or there goes my arguement for a chuck!

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Re: Woodturning Circa 1926
Reply #10 - Aug 2nd, 2009 at 6:35am
 
That's a neat video. I noticed two things...

He used the belt on the headstock as a hand wheel Shocked  which you sure wouldn't want to do to slow the spindle down with like some folks do nowadays. The second was the fact that his right middle finger had a pretty good bruise right at the base of the fingernail. Looks like he got it whacked or pinched somehow. Signs of a working man. Wink
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Reply #11 - Aug 4th, 2009 at 8:45pm
 
I noticed his face shield was rather small. Grin

I lived in Germany for over 4 years and they have some really good craftsmen that take pride in their work. They manage their forest really well and use lots of nice white pine/fir in their restaurant interiors.
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Re: Woodturning Circa 1926
Reply #12 - Aug 9th, 2009 at 9:49pm
 
Wow, how is it possible? No face shield, no dust collection, no sharpening system, no laser. How could this poor man turn a bowl.
I think it was in Fine Wood working, a number of years ago I read an interview with one of these old masters who said, " I can do almost anything I need to do with a 3/8th gouge."
I like my toys but  I try to keep that in mind. We tend to get too involved up in the process rather than the results.
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Re: Woodturning Circa 1926
Reply #13 - Aug 25th, 2010 at 9:39pm
 
Did I see a bowl gouge there Hehe! I saw his finger was messed up too.Sometimes I can just picture my finger pulled between the work and the rest.So Im diligent about keeping the rest  close to the work.Great video.Gary smiley=dankk2.gif
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Re: Woodturning Circa 1926
Reply #14 - Aug 26th, 2010 at 11:59am
 
And the equipment was so antiquated!  The headstock had babbit bearings.  You could see the oil cup on top of the headstock casting.
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Reply #15 - Aug 26th, 2010 at 12:12pm
 
john Taylor wrote on Aug 26th, 2010 at 11:59am:
The headstock had babbit bearings.You could see the oil cup on top of the headstock casting. 

I'm not sure what my bearings are made of, but they're the unsplit type, pressed directly into the bored out headstock, with those little, spring loaded oil cups on top.

When I first found it, it was real stiff, but after a good cleaning and oiling, it spins like flywheel with the big, cast iron 8" pulley.  Wink



I love that song in the video, too. Anyone know what that is?
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Reply #16 - Aug 26th, 2010 at 1:42pm
 
my wife has a app on her phone that if you hold the phone next to the music it will tell you the name of it. I just sent her a e-mail to see if she can get it for me.
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Reply #17 - Aug 26th, 2010 at 1:50pm
 
HAHA! That's awesome! I can't wait to get a droid. My contract will let me upgrade in November.  Cool
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Reply #18 - Aug 26th, 2010 at 5:03pm
 
Mike Oyama wrote on Aug 26th, 2010 at 12:12pm:
I love that song in the video, too. Anyone know what that is? 


Well, it's not really a song

Dvorak's Violin Concerto, 3rd Movement
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Reply #19 - Aug 26th, 2010 at 5:12pm
 
Good catch Ron. I used my wife's Droid & it said it couldn't find it.
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Re: Woodturning Circa 1926
Reply #20 - Aug 26th, 2010 at 6:15pm
 
I want his band saw too.  1924, Germany, you know that stuff was solid and precision.
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Reply #21 - Aug 26th, 2010 at 6:40pm
 
And still working I bet.
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Reply #22 - Aug 27th, 2010 at 6:25am
 
I have my FIL's circ caw, power planer, sawsall & jig saw. They all have aluminum bodies & are about 40 yrs old. The motors have been replaced three times in each one & they still work like brand new. They are Rockwell.
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Reply #23 - Aug 27th, 2010 at 7:37am
 
Was just given a Rockwell table saw, it took two of us just to carry the table top to the basement. It must go 150-200 lbs. haven't moved it sence taking it down, but would guess the whole thing is 4-500 lbs.

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