Highland Woodturner, No. 68, December 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
Turning a Shop Storage Container

Turning a Shop Storage Container
By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, TX

This project was created to solve a storage problem. The issue was that I had several punches rolling around in a drawer. I needed a better way to keep these items organized. My solution was to follow the example that Starrett set some 30-50 years ago. They once sold punch sets in a turned wooden lidded box. I have always admired the box for its simplicity. Here is my adaption:

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Turning Finials

Woodturning Main Street Finials
By Temple Blackwood
Castine, ME

As a woodturner in a small town, Temple is sometimes asked to do turning jobs to improve the historical look of the town architecture. His most recent job involved replacing the finials on an old fence that ran along the famous Main Street.

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Show Us Your Woodturning

Show Us Your Woodturning

This month we're sharing the woodturning projects of Dan Navarra who found out that woodturning is in his genes after his mother showed him a newspaper clipping of his grandfather turning in his shop.

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Dan's projects

Highland's Upcoming Turning Class Schedule

Woodturning Classes
Many classes fill up quickly, so please register now to make sure we hold a spot for you.

Jan 24 Intro to Pen Turning
Jan 25 Taming the Skew
Jan 26 Basic Bowl Turning
Jan 28 Beginning Turning
Jan 29 Turn a Peppermill

Phil's Turning Tip

regrinding modifications
This month Phil has a tip on modifying old turning tools that have been laying around the shop by grinding them into the shape he needs for woodturning.

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Featured Turning Products
Rikon 8 inch Professional Low Speed Bench Grinder

Rikon 8 inch Professional
Low Speed Bench Grinder

We've finally found an affordable, low-speed bench grinder that run smoothly and provides accurate sharpening of all of your turning tools. The grinder also includes heavy duty tool rests and an adjustable LED work light to assist in your sharpening process.

$50 OFF for a limited time!
Tormek T-8 Sharpening System with FREE Rotating Base

Tormek T-8 Sharpening System
with FREE Rotating Base

Tormek's T-8 Sharpener continues their innovative traditions with its completely re-designed housing built on a zinc die cast frame. The included SE77 Square Edge Jig that comes with the T-8 is a newly designed jig for holding your chisels and plane irons.

Includes FREE rotating base with purchase of a T-8
thru 12/31/16
More Turning Tools and Books for your Shop

Easy Wood Tools

Woodturning made easier!

Flex Arm Magnetic
LED Work Light

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Tormek SVD-186
Gouge Jig

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Rikon 70-220VSR 12-1/2 inch Midi Lathe

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Getting Started in Woodturning

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Woodturning Christmas Ornaments

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Turning Techniques and Projects

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Pen Turner's Bible

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Woodturner's 3/8 inch Bandsaw Blade

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Deluxe Pepper Mill Kit

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Slimline Pen Kit

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Pen Blanks

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