Highland Woodturner, No. 50, May 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
Making a Tapered Reamer Project: Making a Tapered Reamer

By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, Texas

In order begin working on his own Windsor Chair, Curtis decided to make his own tapered reamer, which will help with his chair making process. Curtis explains the process he used to make the reamer from wood selection to sharpening the blade.

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Celebrating Woodturning Celebrating Woodturning by Teaching

By Temple Blackwood
Castine, ME

In honor of our 50th issue of The Highland Woodturner, Temple discusses his appreciation for the opportunities he has been given to be a teacher of woodturning. He recently taught a friend the step by step process of turning a gavel, and in this article he discusses this turning process as well as his love of teaching.

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Galbert Woodturner's Caliper

Galbert Woodturner's Caliper

Peter Galbert should win Engineer of the Year for this ingenious design. Executed with an excellent high quality fit and finish, this "woodturner's tape rule" makes sizing the diameter of a spindle easier than ever before. It is a direct reading caliper which accurately displays the diameter of a workpiece from 1/2" up to 2-3/4", to the nearest 32nd, while the workpiece is being turned. Made from stainless steel, glass reinforced nylon and clear polycarbonate. 6-1/2" long.

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Woodturner's 3/8 inch Bandsaw Blade

Woodturner's 3/8 inch Bandsaw Blade

Our 3/8 inch wide WoodTurner's Bandsaw Blade, with its 3 TPI, alternate set w/ raker tooth pattern and stout band thickness of .032 inch, is just the blade for bandsawing green wood. The significant tooth set of this blade provides ample room to keep the blade zipping along through dripping wet, kerf-closing, growth-tensioned logs.

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This month we are featuring several bowls turned by Jeff Greenberg who often incorporates a variety of inlay designs into his pieces.

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woodturning tips Take a Turning Class

This month, Phil has a tip on the best way to get started in woodturning, which is by taking a class. Phil shares several options and also shares some of his experiences as a woodturning teacher.

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Upcoming Turning Classes at Highland

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May 23 Beginning Turning
June 3 Sharpening for Turners
June 17 Taming the Skew

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