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Old 11-03-2009, 08:16 AM
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The Boy Who Never Grew Up
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Location: northeastern Minnesota
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Default Re: Apple juice tank

Very nice job. It looks professional. A very good older machine to use for leather is a Viking made in Sweden by Huskvarna. The old green ones are excellent for leather, vinyl and upholstery fabric and are not very expensive. They have a gear down device which is like four wheel drive in low range. I've gone through multiple layers of elk hide. The additional benefit of going slow is that you can see what you're doing if something starts to go awry. I think your apple juice tank is a fantastic success. Now we need to see it in use and know that the attachment point will hold up under vibration. I am very impressed with what you've done.This winter I'll be covering another tank with leather using a different method and will show pictures along the way.
Someday when I grow up I will probably lose interest in toys with wheels, but until then...
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