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George Vondriska teaches you how to use a paper joint for your bowl turning. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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6 Responses to “Bowl Turning Paper Joints”
  1. Luis

    can i use this paper joint on any kind of hard wood?
    can it be any size of wood or just use on small blanks ?

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    • Customer Service

      Hi Luis. This approach can work on most species of dry domestic hardwood. You might want to use a different approach for imported oily woods or green wood. Paul

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  2. Brian

    Ticket 19615 I appeared as though George had doubled the brown paper placed between the pieces of wood. Is this the case, or was it a single layer?

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    • Customer Service

      Dear Brian,

      Thank you for contacting us. In regards to your question-

      A paper joint is formed by a single layer of brown paper bag and a layer of glue on each side of the bag.

      Sincerely,

      Paul
      Woodworkers Guild of America Video Membership

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  3. Brian

    Does the paper make it easier to separate the backer from the blank? Is there any special method to remove the disc?

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    • Customer Service

      Hi Brian. Yes, that is the idea. You can use a chisel to separate the backer from the blank after the bowl is complete.
      Thanks
      Paul-WWGOA

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