Highland Woodturner, No. 57, December 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
Reverse Chucking Screwdriver Rehab

By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, Texas

I finally made the decision to re-handle and recondition my favorite screwdriver. The handle was splattered with paint and worn from years of use. The tip was slightly chipped; the shank was smeared with dried glue. I have considered this project for a long time. I just could not bring myself to tear it apart. So what pushed me over the edge? It was a recent trip to Denver where I had an opportunity to see and handle the tools made by Elkhead Tools .

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The Transistions The Transitions

By Temple Blackwood
Castine, ME

Transitions seem to be one of the frequently under-recognized aspects of design, which should actually be viewed as the most critical component of design, which challenges execution. These are the make 'n break parts of how one design element connects to another to create a pleasing (or not) whole object image.

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woodturning tips Long Bit Drilling

I am making four foot lamp posts for a client. The turning is straight forward but the drilling has its difficulty. I recently read a drilling tip for long stock like this and I wanted to share it here.

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