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06-08-2017 03:47 PM

Cutting Turning Blanks - 1 reply

There have been several post lately about how to cut wood (trees) for turning.These are some of the better videos (IMHO) but I am sure there are others.I tried to chose videos that are clear in sight and sound and also have good explanations.These are primary for bowl or platter blanks. This first I would call “background”. Types...

03-13-2016 06:46 PM

Multi Purpose Tool Handles - 5 replies

I don’t think I have posted these before. The Jacobs is a 1/4” about 12” long ; I have 1/2” with about a 17” handle but no picture.The second uses a 1/2” square hole collet which I tapped for set screw to hold different cutters, it is about 12” long also as it was made for spindle work. The collet itsel...

04-29-2015 07:33 PM

Chip Corrall - 3 replies

I haven’t posted this here and some of you may find it useful. I elected this over shower curtains because I can blow warm or cool air through it.I got mine at a company call Memphis Netting IIRC but here is a link at Amazon. One piece would yield 7’H X 28’L.

02-09-2015 04:25 PM

Blank Cuts for Turning - 12 replies

For newer folks harvesting their own blanks this shows some of the ways to cut the blanks from a log.While not exhaustive it does give a good start on grain patterns.

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