Turning Square to Round Spindle Transitions

Duration: 3:13

Master woodworker George Vondriska demonstrates a simple woodworking technique to eliminate tearout on your spindle turnings when transitioning from your square blank to the round part of your design. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  1. njs36
    njs36

    splats and spindles are often not round, but almost oval shaped. how is this done? Ticket 23224

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      Customer Service

      Dear Jon,

      Thank you for your patience. In response to your question-

      If you start out with a rectangular turning blank, and you stop turning before it is completely round, you will essentially have an oval.

      Sincerely,

      Paul
      Woodworkers Guild of America Video Membership

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