Vlog #97: The Big 3 0

Video Notes

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  • Lathe cart:
    • You never nick your hand on those upturned chisels when grabbing one?
      Come on jay you need to turn your own drawer pulls man
    • U also might want to add some weight to the cart for turning out of balance logs
    • General wisdom is that a light lathe should be bolted to something heavy. The additional mass cuts down on vibration which causes chatter. Rather curious that you have not needed to bolt yours down.
  • Jay, could you do a review on your grinder with the CBN-wheels and the Wolverine-ish (?) set-up in a tool-talk , or as a separate video??
  • A number 7 jointer plane is nice :)

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29 Comments

  1. jeff

    Jay this is off the subject but I am trying to find a good set of high Speed metal drill bits., and also brad point wood bits.
    Do you have any recommendations.
    Like your videos
    Jeff

  2. Bob Peyto

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY Jay!!
    We all love the old tools. I’m in the throws of restoring an old Jack Plane that I found at a boot fair.

  3. Marty

    30?!? T-H-I-R-T-Y???!!!?! I have a FOOT that’s 30! Nevertheless, Happy Birthday, pal. You’re doing a great job!

  4. Max Blanton

    Happy birthday Jay. I am 62 and it feels like i was 30 just last week. Enjoy life, love your family, and dont sweat the small stuff.

  5. Alan Kreifels

    Happy Birthday Jay from an old man (65). I enjoy your video’s and projects. Enjoy life and keep up your awesome work!

  6. Pete

    Happy Birthday you old fart! ha ha I’m 66.
    I take back what I said about abrasives near the lathe I don’t think
    I’ve seen those grinding wheels before.

  7. Mike Dutton

    30 What a GREAT birthday. I remember it like yesterday (now 71 in Nov).

    30 is just the beginning of your life because you now know most of the things you thought you knew in your 20’s !!!!

    Remember enjoy your days. Live the following four words:

    Persevere, Love, Laugh and Rejoice

  8. john morrison

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JAY TAKE IT FROM A REAL OLD MAN I’VE BEEN AROUND 50 MORE YEARS THAN YOU !

  9. Harvey

    I Hope your day was GREAT and the coming year is even better! HAPPY B-Day Jay from Sunny/Rainy CA.

  10. Pieter Van Rooyen

    Happy belated birthday Jay, I whish you many more vlogs, woodworking stories and tips.
    Pieter from South Africa

  11. Mike

    Hi Jay –
    Really enjoy your website. I’m new to woodworking and just beginning to set up my shop. Do you have past videos for the novice woodworker?
    If so what do you recommend?
    Keep up the great work.

    Mike Scott
    Minocqua WI

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