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Re: [Shop-talk] cove (or 'dish') style cut on a piece of wood.

To:, Randall <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] cove (or 'dish') style cut on a piece of wood.
From: "John P. New via Shop-talk" <>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 18:30:10 -0500
References: <> <> <A276D2277C9749CFAAAFEE52FE0474EA@RYPC> please include it with any abuse report
Heh, the original post was in December 2018, so you've just forgotten that you 
saw it...

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
> control.
> -- Randall 
> 56 TR3 TS13571L once and future daily driver
> 71 Stag LE1473 - awaiting engine rebuild
> 71-2-3 Stag - awaiting gearbox rebuild 
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