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Making a Finishing Turntable
By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, TX

Here's a simple shop improvement project that is making my life much easier when applying finish to one of my completed turnings. It's a Lazy Susan that allows me to easily rotate a project so I can apply the finish uniformly on all sides. (I'll also include an extra tip that simplifies sanding a workpiece before applying finish).



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Custom Oneway Lathe
By Tom Soles
Washington, DC

When I retired in 2001 I started to look for that perfect setup that would allow me to turn very large bowls. After looking for 9 years, I finally decided on a Oneway 2436 from Canada. But that was just the beginning.


Rikon 70-300 16" x 42"
Elec. Var. Speed Lathe
Regular $1799.99,
ON SALE for $1499.99

If you've been fantasizing about stepping up to a larger, heavier-duty, more powerful lathe, (but don't want to invest the big bucks that a Oneway would cost), the Rikon 70-300 is probably the best value in a good lathe you'll find anywhere. Sale quantity is limited.

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Oneway Termite
Hollowing Kit

Oneway's handy Termite hollowing kit with its two sizes of HSS ring turning tips excels at hollowing and finishing end grain in woodturning. Sharpening kit included for maintaining sharp edges.


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For this monthly column, we invite you to SEND US PHOTOS of your woodturning projects along with captions and a brief history and description of your woodturning. (Email photos at 800x600 resolution.) Receive a $50 store credit if we show your turning in a future issue.
This month we are featuring Anne Whitcombe's kaleidoscope.

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wood finishing
Turning Tree Trunk Wood
versus
Tree Limb Wood

Choosing the right piece of wood to turn is fundamental to your success. Something to be aware of are the different characteristics between wood from tree trunks and wood from limbs.

What are some differences?:


Featured Products
from Recent Issues


Anchor Seal End Grain Sealer
Bodger HSS Turning Tools
Delta VS Midi-Lathe
Easy Wood Tools
Easy Wood Tools Mini Turning Tools
The Elbo Tool
Galbert Caliper
General Woodturner's Finish
Kelton Multi-Axis Scraper
Longworth Chuck
McNaughton Center Saver
Metabo Random Orbit Sander
Mini-Texturing Tool Parts Kit
Oneway Drill Wizard
Oneway Sit Down Lathe
Rikon Premium Mini-Lathe
Rikon Variable Speed Mini-Lathe
Rikon 20" x 37" Var. Speed Lathe
Serious Toolworks Turning Tools
Wolverine Grinding Jig
Woodturner's Bandsaw Blade
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