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Woodturning a Tassel

Project: Turning a Box
By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, TX

A spalted tamarind blank was floating around my shop for years waiting for the right project. Last month, it somehow made its way to the top of the stack, where it just happened to catch my eye. I could see a small lidded box hiding in the wood. I knew it was finally time to turn this blank.

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Turning a Magic Wand

Project: Turning a Magic Wand
By Rick Morris
Duluth, GA

A magic wand is a great woodturning project, especially if you need a gift for a Harry Potter fan, and a wand is pretty darn easy to turn. One long spindle, maybe an inch in diameter, a few roughing passes down the length to get a taper, a few beads at the top to make a handle, and you've got a magic wand.

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Show Us Your Woodturning

Show Us Your Woodturning

This month, we're sharing the woodturning projects of Tom Gokey, who enjoys turning little projects that make great gift ideas, including weed pots, ornaments, magnets, and more!

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Tom'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.

Apr 5 Basic Bowl Turning
Apr 8 Turn a Peppermill
Apr 9 Intro to Pen Turning
Apr 26 Sharpening for Turners

Phil's Turning Tip

Centering Small Wood Pieces

Profile Replication

This month, Phil has a tip on how he was able to make a template in order to replicate the profile of a piece of pottery he got from his wife.

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Featured Turning Products
Woodturner's 3/8 inch Bandsaw Blade

Woodturner's 3/8 inch Bandsaw Blade

Our 3/8" wide Woodturner's Bandsaw Blade, with 3 TPI, alternate set with raker tooth pattern and stout band thickness of .032", is the blade you are looking for if you want to create bowl blanks from green wood on the bandsaw.

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Woodturning with Ray Allen

Woodturning with Ray Allen

The ultimate guide for anyone interested in segmented turning, Woodturning with Ray Allen provides a thorough look at Allen's specific techniques and beautiful work.

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More Turning Tools and Books for your Shop

Rikon 8 inch Professional
Low Speed Bench Grinder

Only $199.99


Easy Wood Tools

Woodturning made easier!


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

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for more info


Tormek T-8
Sharpening System

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Tormek SVD-186
Gouge Jig

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Flex Arm Magnetic LED Work Light

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Shop Smock

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Inside-Outside Caliper
6 inch

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Getting Started in Woodturning

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Weekend Woodturning Projects

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Pens From the
Wood Lathe

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Turning Toys with
Richard Raffan

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1/2 inch Keyless
Drill Chuck

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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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