• 4:01

    If you enjoy woodturning, you surely spend some time preparing turning blanks. Sometimes it’s nice to work with thick stock and simply cut it to the dimensions that you need. But other times, you might not have thick enough stock, or perhaps you just want to incorporate some different colors into your project to enhance

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  • 23:48

    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

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  • Using Calipers on the Lathe
    3:57

    Frequently, when your turning spindles on the lathe you need to define specific diameters. This is when using calipers on the lathe comes into play. George Vondriska teaches you the step-by-step process for combining the capabilities of a parting tool and calipers to define specific diameters when using the lathe.

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  • Using a Bowl Gouge
    5:51

    Cut, don’t scrape your way to better bowl turning. George shows you how to get cleaner, faster cuts with less sanding with a 3/8″ bowl gouge. You’ll learn critical body position and movement along with a neat trick for kick free starts on the bowl rim.

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  • Shellac as a Turning Finish
    1:43

    Watch Dave Munkittrick demonstrate how to apply finish to a turned project right on the lathe. See what he adds to the shellac for a foolproof protective finish for nearly any woodturning project.

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  • Counter-Top Pen Material
    2:37

    For a different look in your shop-made pens, try any of the various counter-top materials. Not only do they result in a beautiful pen, but you can get your materials for little or no money. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Bowl Turning Paper Joints
    2:58

    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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