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Determining Lathe Height Placement

“I am new to woodturning. I have purchased a used Woodfast, 20 x 16 lathe. It needs a base or stand. My question is, how do I determine the correct spindle height as it relates to me?” Submitted by: tb4x4 WWGOA Editor Response: As a general rule you’ll have the spindle at a comfortable height…

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Wood Turning Essentials Download

Video Download: Wood Turning Essentials 108 minutes. Chapter Topics: Anatomy of a Lathe Lathe Safety Tips Turning Spindles Cutting Coves and Beads Shearing Technique Sanding and Finishing Spindles Shop Mallet Bowl Turning Techniques Alternative Bowl Hollowing Watch a preview of this download below:

Woodworking Tricks of the Trade: Volume 2 DVD

DVD: Woodworking Tricks of the Trade: Volume 2 77 minutes. Chapter Topics: Shop-Made Lollipop for Bowl Turning Making Picture Frames on a Router Table Glue Gutters Sharpening a Router Bit Cleaning Your Saw Blades Bending Wood Outfeed Table Calibration on a Jointer Flattening Veneer Hanging Double Doors Square a Framing Square Flattening Wood With Your…

Repair a Cracked Bowl Blank

If you’re a woodturner, CA glue is one of your best friends. It’s perfect for doing spot repairs on your bowls and spindles. There are a variety of viscosities of cyanoacrylate glue available. I typically use medium or thick for these repairs. Accelerator for the glue isn’t a must, but it’s handy to have. In…

Woodworking Tricks of the Trade: Volume 2 Video Download

Video Download: Woodworking Tricks of the Trade: Volume 2 77 minutes. Chapter Topics: Shop-Made Lollipop for Bowl Turning Making Picture Frames on a Router Table Glue Gutters Sharpening a Router Bit Cleaning Your Saw Blades Bending Wood Outfeed Table Calibration on a Jointer Flattening Veneer Hanging Double Doors Square a Framing Square Flattening Wood With…

Wood Turning Techniques 3-Download Set

3-Download Set: Wood Turning Techniques Learning to turn wood on a lathe is a skill many woodworkers look to master. For the novice woodworker, the thought of turning wood can be intimidating. Advanced woodworkers want new wisdom and tips from experienced turners to allow them to further their talents. Whether you’re just starting to turn,…

WWGOA LIVE! December 2017

We had a few tech problems, but once we got rolling things went great. A big thank you to Dave Munkittrick and the expertise he brought to our LIVE stream.

Using Paper Joints for Turning Bowls

Turning bowls on a wood lathe is an absolute blast, and if you haven’t tried it, you are missing out big time! Once you experience the beauty and satisfaction of bowl turning, you’ll be hooked. Like anything new that you try in the shop, however, there is a learning curve associated with turning bowls. One…

Making a Wood Bowl with Resin Accents

There are lots of things to like about bowl turning. It provides pretty fast gratification, offers lots of room for creativity, and requires tools that don’t take up too much space. In this video, we’re going to take bowl creativity one step further. With help from resin expert Jess Crow we’ll be adding a beautiful…

George’s Epoxy Bullet Bowl

Here’s one of the weirdest projects George ever did: he filled a mold with brass casings, poured epoxy over the top of them, let it cure and turned the whole thing into a bowl. The result; a bullet bowl. OK, they’re not bullets, but it makes for a cool name. You may never do an…