Highland Woodturner, No. 69, January 2017 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 Swivel Base

Turning a Point of Sale Swivel Base
By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, TX

Recently, Curtis was asked to build a simple project with a few requirements; create a small stable base for a point of sale credit card reader. It must rotate, blend with store fixtures and be mobile. His biggest challenge was size limitation, which he discusses in this month's article.

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Wood Burls

What's Inside the Wood?
By David Jones
Hagerstown, MD

David Jones recently came across a downed cherry tree with beautiful burls. It wasn't until he cut into the wood to make a bowl blank that he found the beauty that had been hidden away inside the downed tree.

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Show Us Your Woodturning

Show Us Your Woodturning

This month we're sharing the woodturning projects of Gene Adcock, who began turning in 2006 after attending a woodworking show in Baltimore.

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Gene'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 25 Taming the Skew
Feb 22 Sharpening for Turners
Feb 23 Intro to Pen Turning
Feb 25 Basic Bowl Turning
Feb 26 Beginning Turning

Phil's Turning Tip

Bowl Blanks
This month Phil has a tip on what to do when you accidentally cut bowl blanks that are too large for your intended purpose.

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

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

Rikon has hit a home run with their new model 70-220VSR midi-lathe. Featuring 12-1/2" swing over the ways and 20" between centers, as well as a 24-position index head, this lathe is designed to handle a wide variety of projects.

The New Turning Wood With Richard Raffan DVD

The New Turning Wood
With Richard Raffan DVD

In this updated version of the world's most popular turning video, you'll discover new insights, tips, and advice from Richard Raffan, the acknowledged master of turning. Whether you are just getting started or a veteran refining your skills, it is all here - from the basics to the more sophisticated concepts.

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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 T-8 Sharpening System

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Rikon 8 inch Professional
Low Speed Bench Grinder

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Getting Started in Woodturning

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Lathe - Missing Shop Manual

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Turning Techniques and Projects

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Turning Wood with Richard Raffan

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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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Highland Woodworking
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Atlanta, Georgia 30306
Tel. 800-241-6748

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