Highland Woodturner, No. 42, September 2014 Welcome to Highland Woodworking - Fine Tools & Education Learn more about Highland Woodworking View our current woodturning classes and seminars Woodturning articles and solutions Subscribe to the Highland Woodturner
Chisel Handle Turning a Chisel Handle

By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, Texas

In this classic article from Curtis Turner, he teaches us how easy it is to turn a chisel handle. He provides a list of tools you need, and the step by step process of creation.

CLICK HERE to find out how to turn your own chisel handle:

Turning with Temple: The Order of Cuts on a Fluted Antique Screw-Driver Handle

Fluted Screw Driver Handle By Temple Blackwood
Castine, ME

One of the first important lessons I learned turning long, thin balusters emerged from the frustration of breaking a number of spindle blanks, typically after I had put a fair amount of time into the turning and was nearing completion. This critical lesson itself involves carefully planning the "Order of Cuts" in a project.

CLICK HERE to see how the "order of cuts" can be used on making a Fluted Antique Screw-Driver Handle:

Woodturning with Tim Yoder

Woodturning with Tim Yoder Presented by
Popular Woodworking

Our friends at Popular Woodworking have a new episode of Woodturning with Tim Yoder, Episode 12: Cylindrical Box with a Drawer.

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Rikon 70-100

Rikon 70-100 Premium
12" Expandable Lathe
ON SALE for $299.99
(reg. $419.99)

Super-sizing the mini-lathe concept, Rikon has created a lathe with an impressive 12 inch swing and 16 inches between centers. You can further increase the bed length in 24" multiples with the optional bed extension. The 1 inch x 8 TPI threaded drive spindle is powered by a 1/2HP 6.6 amp motor and a 6-step pulley for speed changes from 430-3900 RPM.

ON SALE while supplies last!

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Tormek T-3 Sharpening System

Tormek T-3 Sharpening System
ON SALE for $339.99

The Tormek T-3 Sharpening system is modeled after the legendary Tormek T-7, unsurpassed for quality, versatility, edge positioning accuracy and repeatability when grinding, sharpening and honing just about every tool in your shop and home.

ON SALE while supplies last!

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woodturning tips John C. Campbell Folk School

This month, Phil suggests taking a break from your everyday woodturning, and taking a class to learn some new woodturning skills.

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Upcoming Turning Classes at Highland

Many classes fill up quickly, so please register now to make sure we hold a spot for you.

Sep 21 Turn a Peppermill
Oct 4 Basic Bowl Turning
Oct 5 Beginning Turning
Oct 8 Sharpening for Turners

Classes Suitable for Teens
View Slideshow of a Beginning Turning Class with Hal Simmons

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