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10-27-2015 07:41 PM

cedar beam - 2 replies

Hello all, I am just starting out in wood turning and my first attempt is to make a vase with a piece of cedar beam 8inx8inx9in and when I turn some areas of the piece splinter badly and others don’t. I’m using a gouge and a skew and learning but any tips on getting a smoother or just not splintered result would be great. not sure wh...

10-08-2015 10:08 PM

need gouge info - 15 replies

I built a lathe and bought some turning tools but in the set I have the fluted gouges are all flat ended. And every time I see a wood turner using his tools they are using a flared back fluted gouge. Is this something I need to do too one of my gouges myself or do some come that way. I have 3 in varying widths.Thank you in advance for your help


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