Highland Woodturner, No. 58, January 2016 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 Turned Coaster Project: Making a Turned Coaster

By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, Texas

I recently added a cork lining to a vise on my workbench. Of course, I had to buy way more cork than the project required. So, I decided to see if I could put this extra material to good use. I chose to make a few coasters with lined with cork.

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Collaborative Turning Project Collaborative Turning Project

By Carol Hall

In January, our bowl named "27 Animals, 3 Artists" won the coveted 2016 Niche Award for Painted/Colored Wood. This honor is the craft world's equivalent to an Emmy or an Oscar. It is professionally judged, with nearly 2,000 American and Canadian applicants vying to be named the best in their category. This bowl was an early collaboration between myself, Michael Kehs and Dan Greer.

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This month we are sharing the woodturning projects of Paul Burri, an 86 year old woodworker who enjoys making unusual wood-turned objects.

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woodturning tips Coffee Grinder Turning Trick

This month Phil has a turning tip using a coffee grinder to assist in the completion of his turning projects.

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