Highland Woodturner, No. 44, November 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
Gomboy Folding Saw Tool Review: Silky Gomboy Saw

By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, Texas

I have been using a Japanese Silky Gomboy Folding Saw for some time. Now, I know this is not a turning tool, however, I think most turners will find this to be a handy tool to have around. I am more of a western saw type of guy so I was a bit skeptical of this saw. I have heard good things about Silky saws, so I bought one to find out how it could help my turning.

CLICK HERE to see the ways the Silky Gomboy can help your turning:

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Demonstrating Turning with Belaying Pins

Demonstrating Turning By Temple Blackwood
Castine, ME

This month, Temple discusses his turning demonstrations that he does regularly every Summer at the Wilson Museum in Castine, ME, as part of the "Living History" project. He specifically discusses his step by step process of his "belaying pins" project, and then goes into details of planning a demonstration on the Highland blog.

CLICK HERE to read about his "Belaying Pins" demonstration:

CLICK HERE to read Temple's General Information and Check List for preparing for a turning demonstration:

Pencil Holder Project Turning Inspiration from a Grand Piano

By Bill Rosener
Tahlequah, OK

Do you know an inspiring artist? Maybe the next Van Gogh or Monet? If so, your artist might be looking for something to hold their drawing instruments (crayons)! A grand piano shaped holder makes an exciting and innovative way for artist to hold crayons, colored pencils, etc. This holder combined with a box of crayons makes a great birthday or Christmas present for those young ones in your life - without a huge investment in time.

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This month we are featuring the woodturning projects of Rodney Miller, a disabled veteran who doesn't have any of his own turning tools, but makes use of the nearby TechShop.

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woodturning tips Magnetic Pencil

This month, Phil has a solution for always finding a pencil in your shop when you need one!

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Nov 22 Basic Bowl Turning
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