Making a float-making lathe.

Made some other form of traditional fishing tackle.
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Re: Making a float-making lathe.

Post by CrayCane » Tue Dec 24, 2013 12:32 pm

A masterpiece!! WM+ Thanks for sharing the process.
Given your skills I'd really like to see a folding spreader block.


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Re: Making a float-making lathe.

Post by Paul F » Tue Dec 24, 2013 12:56 pm

amazing machine, I am in awe :drool:

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Post by Marc » Tue Dec 24, 2013 1:05 pm

I'll take it. Did we settle on £10.
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Post by Barney » Tue Dec 24, 2013 1:24 pm

absolutley brilliant William,thank you

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Post by TemeLAD » Tue Dec 24, 2013 2:39 pm

Jaw droppingly brilliant in every respect and respect my dear Sir is what you justly deserve :Hat:
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Post by Hovis » Tue Dec 24, 2013 5:14 pm

Sir words simply fail me!
I have laid aside business, and gone a'fishing.

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Post by GarryProcter » Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:03 pm

Quite, quite, wonderful, wm+, workmanship and creativity of the highest order. I'm reading this at 10 pm on Christmas Eve, and it's just as though my present arrived a couple of hours early! Very best wishes to you and yours.

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Post by Kingfisher » Wed Dec 25, 2013 1:19 am

I thoroughly enjoyed reading that WM. What a piece of engineering....Fabulous. :Hat:

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Re: Making a float-making lathe.

Post by Snape » Sat Dec 28, 2013 11:56 am

Words fail me WM+. That is a truly remarkable and beautiful device. You are an artisan of the highest order. :Hat:
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Re: Making a float-making lathe.

Post by AshbyCut » Sat Dec 28, 2013 2:35 pm

Simply, it has been a privilege to be allowed to see each step in the process. Thank you, Sir.
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