By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, Texas
I am excited to share with you a project I recently completed. This is such a simple turning project that I wish I had done this long ago. Simply put, I turned custom plastic bushings to improve the performance of my grinder. The plastic turned easily with common turning tools and techniques.
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Turning a Bangle Bar
By Ray Bissonette
Recently, a neighbor told me of her plans to make a bracelet holder from the core of a paper towel roll. I wondered if something a bit more interesting could emerge from a lathe.
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A Drill Depth Gauge for the Tailstock
By Rick Morris
My Jet 16x42 woodturning lathe is about 10 years old now, and a few parts are beginning to show some wear. To solve my problems I decided to make a drill depth gauge to attach to my tailstock.
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This month we are featuring the woodturning projects of Denis Ciesielski who often combines bronze, brass, and copper castings with his woodturning projects.
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This month, Phil has a tip on how he stabilizes wood when making chainsaw cuts in his driveway.
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