Highland Woodturner, No. 80, December 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
Students Comfort While Woodturning

Student's Comfort While Woodturning
By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, TX

Last month, I had a private student who wanted to improve her turning skills. However, it became apparent that the height of my lathe was not ideal for her. The spindle height is very comfortable for me; unfortunately, it left my student reaching up slightly to achieve proper tool positions.

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Toothpich Holder

Woodturning Project: Peg Decorated Bowl
By Rick Morris
Duluth, GA

I recently made a bowl for a friend who had given me some cherry logs and I decided to make it a little more special by using wooden pegs to decorate it. I have made a number of peg-decorated bowls over the years, and find it really adds some interest to an otherwise plain wood bowl.

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Show Us Your Woodturning

Show Us Your Woodturning

This month we're featuring a variety of turned ornaments and other woodturning projects made by Jack Stumph who was inspired to start turning after he joined a wood club.

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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.

Dec. 20 Taming the Skew
Jan. 10 Sharpening for Turners
Jan. 13 Beginning Turning
Jan. 14 Basic Bowl Turning

Phil's Turning Tip

Wood Glue Storage Turning Tip

Wood Glue Storage

This month, Phil has a tip on how he stores wood glue when his shop gets below freezing.

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Featured Turning Products
Tormek Woodturners Kit

Tormek Woodturner's Kit

The Tormek TNT-708 7-Piece Woodturner's Kit includes everything a Tormek owner needs to shape and sharpen all your turning tools, including the Gouge Jig (pictured), Multi-Tool Jig, Turning Tool Setter, Tool Rest, Profiled Leather Honing Wheel, Machine Cover and Woodturner's Instruction Box with DVD, all at a savings of $29 off the cost of the individual components. The jigs come packed in a convenient sturdy foam organizer.

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Tormek T-8 Sharpening System

Tormek T-8 Sharpening System

Tormek's T-8 Sharpener continues their innovative traditions with its completely re-designed housing built on a zinc die cast frame. The included SE-77 Square Edge Jig that comes with the T-8 is a newly designed jig for holding your chisels and plane irons.

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More Turning Tools and Books for your Shop

Woodturner's 3/8 inch Bandsaw Blade

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Flex Arm Magnetic
LED Work Light

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Rotary Texturing Tool for Woodturners

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Carter Axe Carbide Turning Tools

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Rikon Carbide Turning Tool System

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Bodger Set of 6 HSS Turning Tools

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

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Easy Wood Tools

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Woodturning Christmas Ornaments

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Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Turning

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Turning Toys with Richard Raffan

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All Screwed Up: Turned Puzzles and Boxes

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Shop Smock

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Beall Wood Buff Kit

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Pen Turner's
Abrasive Kit

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Slimline Pen Kit

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