I think this guy wrote the book for idiots.Whats scary about this is that someone new to turning will see it and think I CAN DO THAT,yeah right.Lord if that piece would come loose,it woulda killed that idiot.
Last edited by The woodsman; 04-17-2009 at 05:41 PM.
I winced when he turned the lathe on - way too high a speed for an off-centre mounting of that size. You are right, it should have jumped off and killed him
That video on "punk turning" popped up when I was searching for this vid. Now this is HOW to do it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9scH5rMySig
Notice how this turner emphasises the need to take "light cuts" - pity the punk turner didn't watch this first.
Ah, the youth of today - when I was his age I was doing sensible and safe things like representing Queen and country in the Falklands