Featured Products from Recent Issues
Woodturner's Bandsaw Blade
Wolverine Grinding Jig
Mini-Texturing Tool Parts Kit
McNaughton Center Saver
The Elbo Tool
Metabo Random Orbit Sander
Ready-to-use Longworth Chuck
Anchor Seal End Grain Sealer
General Woodturner's Finish
Rikon Premium Mini-Lathe
Rikon 20" x 37" Var. Speed Lathe
Oneway Sit Down Lathe
Bodger HSS Turning Tools
Easy Wood Tools
Serious Toolworks Turning Tools
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This month we are featuring the diverse work of Ray Asselin, who became hooked on woodturning more than 25 years ago after a one-day class featuring an old treadle lathe. Take a look at some of his recent woodturnings HERE:
My Way of Sharpening
It goes without saying that if you are using a skew, it needs to be sharp. A dull skew might as well be used as a hammer (though I would not recommend it).
Preferring not to invest in a stand-alone machine to do the job, I came up with my own method for sharpening a skew.Here's what works for me:
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Jan. 22 - Turn a Peppermill
Feb. 15 - Sharpening for Turners
Mar. 17 - Beginning Turning
Mar. 18 - Turn a Peppermill
Mar. 28 - Taming the Skew
Mar. 31 - Basic Bowl Turning
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