Somewhere (never throw anything away!) I have a brochure from the '50s
for a table saw that explains how to make a bowl.Â Always thought it
pretty risky, myself.
On 2/10/2019 1:07 PM, Randall via Shop-talk wrote:
> Hmm, looks like the list server is stuttering again. I got Phil's reply,
> but not the original post.
> Anyway, if you had some way to guide the piece, I might try doing the table
> saw trick. But it would have to be a very shallow cut, repeated several
> times to get 1/2" depth. A good carbide wood blade will cut sideways, but
> only to the depth of the carbide inserts.
> Probably also not that hard to rig a wood lathe with the swing you need.
> Maybe mount a cheap bench grinder so one end hangs off the edge of the bench
> (giving you somewhere around 7' of swing) and drive the other end. Main
> difficulty with that is setting up the belt (or gear) train to turn it
> slowly enough. I've got a DC motor from an old treadmill that would
> probably do the job, combined with a decent (load sensing) electronic speed
> -- Randall
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