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A Visit to a Texas Sawmill
By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, TX

I recently took a trip to visit the Berdoll Sawmill & Furniture Company in Cedar Creek, Texas. I have wanted to visit this mill, just outside of Austin, for a long time. I found the mill so interesting that I thought I would share this experience with you.

CLICK HERE to take a tour of the Berdoll Sawmill:

Keyless Drill Chuck

Keyless Drill Chuck

Use this drill chuck to hold small turnings in the lathe headstock or drill bits in the tailstock. It holds items up to 1/2" in diameter and tightens quickly and easily without a chuck key.

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Woodturner's 3/8" Bandsaw Blade

Creating bowl blanks from green wood on the bandsaw can be taxing for standard blades. Many of our customers, happy with our Wood Slicer® Resawing Blade when cutting kiln-dried lumber, asked us for a worthy blade to handle the difficulties bandsawing green wood.

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Show Us Your Woodturning!

This month we are featuring the work of Ray Bissonette of Snyder, NY, who likes to 'push the envelope' with his impressive offset woodturnings.

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wood turning Avoiding Sanding Disc Edge Marks

Have you ever sanded with a disc holder and disc and find that you have left sanding disc edge marks in the bowl? I have.

CLICK HERE to see Phil's solution for this problem:

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