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diese unendliche Geshichte

diese unendliche Geshichte

On dragonback
the star child
arrival heralds
the dawn
of a new age—
one of peace
and of love
with tranquility… 15 more words


Cross Slide Screw Support

A few weeks ago I finished a project that I had on my mind for a number of months.  There was a lot of play in the cross slide feed screw on my import bench lathe.  533 more words


Tailstock Die (and tap) Holder

A few months ago I decided I had enough with using my traditional die holder in the lathe and set out to make a proper sliding die holder.  406 more words


My Tripot: Turning the Base

Fascinated with the form of the tripot, and interested to see what was involved in making one, I have started my own. I couldn’t think of a better way to understand and appreciate it than to make one myself. 606 more words



Landmark Park held another Folk Arts Workshop Weekend and, once again, it was a  success…especially for the Wiregrass Hitties and Mad for the Farthing Crowd. Many classes were offered, among them, black-smithing, hearth cooking, tatting, chair caning, even dulcimer! 155 more words


The King of Machine Tools

The lathe is known as the King of Machine Tools for a reason. There are very few things that you can’t make with one. In fact, people love to utter the old saw that the lathe is the only machine tool that can make itself. 740 more words