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Forum topic by Karda posted 12-16-2018 06:28 AM 448 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Karda

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12-16-2018 06:28 AM

Hi, when I am turning a bowl sometimes the heat from the gouge is so hot it burns my finger, it is so hot if I held my finger there to long my finger would be burnt. What am I doing wrong


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#1 posted 12-16-2018 12:36 PM

Dry, hard wood combined with a dull gouge and/ or too much pressure would do that.

-- Member Valley Woodturners Ottawa. Member AAW

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#2 posted 12-16-2018 12:36 PM

Sharpen the tool and back off the cut.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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Karda

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#3 posted 12-16-2018 04:50 PM

ok thanlks

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