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Old 11-05-2017, 04:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New turner from Virginia

Hello everyone! I'm new to the group and new to turning wood. I've been woodworking for a couple of years now and I've been turning since Father's Day. My son bought me a mini lathe and I'm hooked. My "original" lathe was homemade using an old 1/2" drill that only ran in reverse. I had to mount it on the right hand side of the "lathe" to get the piece to spin properly. I used it to turn some small pieces and it worked, but not very well. Since Father's Day I've been turning small bowls, etc. but mostly pens.

I live in Fredericksburg, VA with my wife and son. I enjoy camping, photography, target shooting and playing electric guitar with my church's Praise Team. I've already learned a few things on this forum and hope to be able to improve my craft and help someone else along the way.
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Old 11-05-2017, 07:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-05-2017, 08:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Welcome Lawrence.
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Old 11-05-2017, 08:36 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Welcome from western NY state!
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Old 11-05-2017, 08:58 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 11-05-2017, 10:36 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Lawrence, welcome from Northern Virginia!!
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Old 11-05-2017, 05:20 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Old 11-05-2017, 06:26 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Hi Lawrence !! . Welcome to IAP !!

Kids rule the world !!! .... eventually if not already !

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Old 11-05-2017, 09:12 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Welcome Lawrence, from Sydney Australia.
Turn that special piece of Timber you have been keeping.
Enjoy it for its true beauty.
Why leave it for others to enjoy without you?

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Welcome to the IAP, from Scotland!
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