Using CA Glue to Repair a Punky Turning

Duration: 3:00

George Vondriska teaches you how to use CA glue to salvage any turning project that has a rotted or punky patch. He demonstrates this simple woodworking tip on a piece of spalted maple that he’s turning into a bowl. By applying multiple coats of medium viscosity CA glue while the piece is on the lathe, you can fill in any voids and even bring out some extra dark to make it extra aesthetically pleasing.

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3 Responses to “Using CA Glue to Repair a Punky Turning”

  1. Kaydubya

    George, I’m interested in that mounting system. I’ve not seen anything like that. Where can I found out more about it?

  2. KrisMarikha Parke
    KrisMarikha Parke

    I believe it is a Longworth/Bowl Finishing chuck… I want one as well. Looks way awesome