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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,…

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:

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…

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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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…

Cutting a Live Edge Bowl Blank Round On a Bandsaw

Turning a natural form on a lathe, and keeping the bark and natural tree profile intact as you rough out and shape the bowl is a satisfying process. While live edge bowl turning is extremely fun, for people who are new to this art form, there can be some intimidation about the sequence of events.…

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…

Wood Turning Techniques 3-DVD Set

3-DVD 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,…

Turning a Hollow Vessel

I recently checked out a new hollow vessel turning set from Easy Wood Tools . I had the chance to interview the folks from Easy Wood at AWFS, and later had a chance to try out their chisels. What’s a Hollow Vessel? Hollow vessels are a bowl turning project, but instead of a large bowl-type…

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…