Heh, the original post was in December 2018, so you've just forgotten that you
John P. New
London, Ontario, Canada
On Sunday, February 10, 2019 4:07:33 PM EST 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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