Acorn Turning and Burning
By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, Texas
Curtis has turned acorns many times, but for this specific project he decided to add a special element of wood burning to the cap of the acorn.
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Project: A Wobbly Weedpot
By Rick Morris
Do you remember weebles? They came with the old saying "weebles wobble but they won't fall down." Recently, Rick Morris thought it would be fun to make one of his weedpot turning projects into a weeble weedpot. In this article he explains his research and testing process, and also goes over the details and step by step process of how to make your own.
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Video Product Tour: Turning a Pen
In this classic Highland video, Morton demonstrates how to turn wooden pens, which are a quick project and make great, useful gifts for friends and family.
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This month we are sharing the woodturning projects of Bruce Hoover who is a member of the Comanche Trail Wood Turners Club in Midland, TX, and credits a lot of his turning success to his fellow club members.
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Making a Lathe Vise
This month, Phil has a tip on making his own lathe vise to help him hold the projects he is turning.
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Upcoming Turning Classes at Highland
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June 20 Beginning Turning
July 15 Sharpening for Turners
July 18 Basic Bowl Turning
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