Helpful Accessories for Turning
By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, Texas
This month Curtis shares several tools and accessories that can be useful in your turning process, including task lighting, a center punch, and edge protectors.
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The Sailing Vessel Solution
By Temple Blackwood
In early spring, Captain Lance Meadows contacted Temple to see if he could help him with a repair to the Schooner Timberwind's oak stanchion. The boat is a well-known tourist sailboat in Belfast, Maine, and it needed a quick repair to be ready for the tourist season.
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Chris Ramsay, Hat Turner
In this turning throwback, Phil Colson blogs about his experience when Chris Ramsay stopped by the March 2007 meeting of the GA Association of Woodturners and turned an actual cowboy hat out of Sugar Maple.
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This month we are sharing the woodturning project of Les Campbell, who turned a beautiful platter out of Inland Douglas Fir Burl for the widow of the friend who gave him the wood.
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Sizing Bowl Gouges
This month, Phil has a tip on how bowl gouges are sized depending on their country of origin.
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