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First Time Turning #3: If a bowl gouge is for bowls, then a spindle gouge is for...

03-25-2008 06:07 AM by Copperjock | 1 comment »

Great tips in the last blog entry, as it is, I was given the lathe and the tools, and there is definitely no bowl gouge included. As a matter of fact, I saw a similar set of lathe tools earlier today available for roughly $10. So, I’m first off not dealing with the high quality, heirloom edition of ANYTHING related to the lathe. It came from my dad’s shop, and it’s more than I had before, so I’m not disappointed by any means, just giving you an idea what I’m working with. Bowl gouges are EXPENSIVE… especially at Woodcraft. Dang, I was ready to plunk down $20, but not $75. So the bowls, and the bowl gouge (and the chuck) will just have to wait....

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