Highland Woodturner, No. 46, January 2015 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
Turning a Peppermill Turning a Pepper Mill

By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, Texas

This month, Curtis discusses the process and techniques for turning a pepper mill, a useful and beautiful addition to the dinner table.

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Turning New Porch Columns Turning New Porch Columns

By Temple Blackwood
Castine, ME

One of the recent jobs in my shop started nearly two years ago when I was contacted by a young Boston architect who was developing a relationship with a group who wanted to build a new Buddhist Temple in the Boston area. He was designing the entry porch posts to welcome people to the Temple, posts that he customized to reflect the traditional shapes and characteristics of the religion, and he wanted me to construct them.

CLICK HERE to how the columns were created:

Tormek T-4 Sharpening System

Tormek T-4
Sharpening System

The Tormek T-4 is a smaller-scaled water-cooled sharpening system modeled after the legendary Tormek T-7, which is unsurpassed for accuracy and repeatability when grinding, sharpening and honing just about every tool in your shop and home.

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Turners will be especially interested in the Tormek TNT-708 Woodturner's accessory kit for the Tormek T-4 and T-7 grinders, which includes the jigs a turner will need for sharpening his turning tools.

Tormek Turners Accessory Kit is
NOW ON SALE thru Jan. 31, 2015:
Deluxe Pepper Mill Kit

Deluxe Pepper Mill Kit

These excellent stainless steel pepper grinding mechanisms are well-machined and just what you need to complete a fun turning project using wood that you provide yourself.

Available in 4 lengths: 6", 8", 10" and 12". Made in USA.

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This month we are featuring the woodturning projects of Ira Penn who has turned a wide variety of bowls made out of different woods.

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woodturning tips Marking Sanding Discs

This month, Phil has a tip on a quick and simple way to organize all of your different sizes of sanding discs.

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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.

Feb 4 Sharpening for Turners
Feb 14 Beginning Turning
Feb 15 Basic Bowl Turning

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

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