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).
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.
Elec. Var. Speed Lathe
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. CLICK HERE for more info
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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Turning Tree Trunk Wood
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?:
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
General Woodturner's Finish
Kelton Multi-Axis Scraper
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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