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Methods of Workholding

Methods of Workholding
By Curtis Turner
Round Rock, TX

While describing various methods for holding stock during a class, it occurred to me that for a machine that just spins wood there are many ways to hold material on a lathe. I wanted to outline a few methods and devices for workholding. This in no way is a truly comprehensive list but more of an outline of various methods. I hope this will give you a few new methods to consider.

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Turning Cherry Bed Posts - Part 3
Turning the Finials
By Temple Blackwood
Castine, ME

Turning Cherry Bed Posts

In this 3-Part Series , Temple Blackwood has been commissioned to make the turnings for a 4-post cherry bed. In Part 3, Temple discusses turning the finials with a simple ball and cove.

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Upcoming Matt Moulthrop Symposium in Atlanta on 11/3/16

On Thursday, November 3rd, internationally known wood turner Matt Mouthrop will be featured at a symposium in conjunction with a fine art show at the Atlanta Country Club. The events will support the 11.5 acre McFarlane Nature Park, owned by the Cobb Land Trust, run and supported entirely by volunteers.

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Show Us Your Woodturning

Show Us Your Woodturning

This month we are sharing the woodturning projects of Ron Bishop who likes to turn bowls, boxes and some hollow forms with a variety of exotic woods.

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turning 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.

Oct 22 Beginning Turning
Oct 24 Basic Bowl Turning
Nov 15 Basic Bowl Turning
Dec 7 Taming of the Skew
Dec 19 Intro to Pen Turning

Phil's Turning Tip

Phil's Turning Tip
This month Phil has a tip on turning tool preference and whether you choose the old-fashioned types of turning tools or the newer tools, the goal is to just have fun!

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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. The significant tooth set of this blade provides ample room to keep the blade moving through dripping wet, kerf-closing, growth-tensioned logs.

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Bodger Set of 6 HSS Turning Tools

Bodger Set of 6
HSS Turning Tools

Whether you are a beginning woodturner or a seasoned pro, our new Bodger turning tools offer a very affordable, high–quality alternative to British turning tools. Made from high–speed steel, these rugged tools are quite tough with a Rockwell hardness of Rc 60.

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Turn Your Own Holiday Gifts!

Pen Turner's Bible

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Slimline Pen Kit

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Pen Blanks

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Deluxe Pepper Mill Kit

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Woodturning Christmas Ornaments

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Turning Techniques and Projects

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More Turning Products for your Shop

Tormek T-8 Sharpening System

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Flex Arm Magnetic
LED Work Light

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Getting Started in Woodturning

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

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Tormek T-4 Sharpening System

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Easy Wood Tools

Woodturning made easier!

Tormek SVD-186
Gouge Jig

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Rikon 14 in Deluxe Bandsaw 10-326

ON SALE - $100 off

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