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Lathe Talk #50: Mobile Bases for Equipment
December 06, 2012
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Welcome to all of our new U.S. and International subscribers and thank you for joining us! This is the Fiftieth edition of Lathe Talk, a free newsletter (e-zine) for subscribers of Steve Russell’s "Woodturning Videos Plus" woodturning website. This newsletter will be delivered approximately once every six to eight weeks to the email address you indicated on your sign-up form. All back issues of this newsletter are available to subscribers here.
Lathe Talk will offer tips and tricks to make your woodturning easier and more productive. I’ll also show you ways to save money in your studio, so you can stretch your hard earned money. In addition, we will periodically offer subscribers only specials on our videos and e-books. If you like this e-zine, please do a friend and me a favor by forwarding it to them. If a friend DID forward this to you and you like what you read, please subscribe by visiting our subscription page.
The Future of Lathe Talk: In the last issue of Lathe Talk, I asked you to comment on whether you wanted to see professionally produced videos added to future editions of Lathe Talk and if you would be willing to help support the effort by donating a small amount via a PayPal link in the e-zine. Unfortunately only a few readers responded… With such a small sampling, it is hard to move forward on this idea. Although most of the respondents were in favor of seeing videos and indicated they would be happy to help with a small donation, the overall sampling was too small to get a good idea of the overall feeling of Lathe Talk subscribers on the subject of adding videos to future issues.
Because of this, I think we need to table this idea until next year when we can revisit it again in the hopes of getting a larger response rate. I would like to personally thank everyone who responded to my request to share your opinion and I sincerely appreciate all of the kind words and the offers to help get the video addition off the ground. I’m going to reassess the overall plan early next year and see if there is any way I can add this content in the near future.
Link To Our Free Woodturning Educational Libraries: If you belong to a woodturning club or association, please consider asking your Webmaster to add a link to our website's free educational libraries. There are currently 49 articles in the Main Library, 53 articles in the Tips Library and more than 655 terms in the Multimedia Glossary Library, covering beginner to advanced topics.
Please help us to share these valuable learning resources with other turners in your woodturning clubs, associations, or on your own woodturning website links page. The direct link to our Main Educational Library is shown below:
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Thanks in advance for your support of our educational efforts.
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25% Off Any DVD Video or e-Book! To celebrate our 50th issue of Lathe Talk, we’re having a one-time sale as big as Texas! Take 25% off any DVD or e-Book from our website until December 31, 2012 only. That’s right, a whopping 25% off any DVD, e-book or Combo from our website. You had better act fast though, because this Texas size sale is over on December 31st.
To access this special offer, enter the coupon code 505050 on the shopping cart page in the coupon box area. Click the "recalculate" button and your discount will show on the screen. Offer ends December 31, 2012 at 12:01 midnight, CST. Additional subscriber only discounts and specials will be offered in future editions of Lathe Talk.
Learn how mobile bases on your woodturning equipment can improve your overall productivity. To view the full article, click on the link below.
Our subscriber base has grown every single month! Thanks to all of our new and existing subscribers for our continued record setting subscription pace! Our subscriber base continues to see explosive growth every month. We’re proud of the fact Lathe Talk is read by more than 18,500 woodturners all over the world and it remains completely free of any outside advertising. If you have any suggestions or topics for Lathe Talk, or any other comments, please let me know.
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