Journey into Woodturning #17: Failure Turning My First Pencil Kit!

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Blog entry by MovingChips posted 09-24-2020 02:31 PM 455 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my first attempt at a pencil kit and it was marred with failures. First it was the off cut of lacewood, which was in the wrong orientation. Causing tear outs and catches. Followed by the switching to african padauk, only to have the first attempt at the pencil chip out. Finally, the end results were in sight and another set back, as the pencil eraser cap could not be seated correctly. I managed to solve the problem, by filing the cap down. Challenging project, but I learned a lot.

Here is this week’s video: Failure Turning My First Pencil Ki

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