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 by Teaching
By Temple Blackwood
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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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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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
Classes Suitable for Teens
View Slideshow of a Beginning Turning Class with Hal Simmons
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