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Rub the Bevel

his is a short article about Woodturning Gouges, how they are made and how they are used. There are many different techniques of use, and each depends of the individual wood turner. This article will only scratch the surface.

End Grain Checks and Cracks in Your Wood

In this article we will talk about what are checks and what are cracks in lumber and turning blocks. What causes wood to check and crack and what can be done to stop or slow down the process.

Considerations When Buying A Wood Lathe, Woodturning Tools and Other Equipment

When woodworkers start thinking about taking up woodturning the first thing they consider is buying a lathe. This is only the beginning and I suggest starting small (cheap) until you know for sure that woodturning is something you want to pursue. It is very easy to spend a lot of money on tools and equipment and then lose interest.

The 5-Minute Rule for Woodworking

You can get a new woodworking job with the wisdom and skills faster than your co-workers utilizing these techniques. Whenever your skills are good enough, in addition, it is feasible to sell exactly what you’ve been in a position to create. Woodworking projects require time and thus it is essential for a beginner to have ample period of time each week.

Turning A Fruit Bowl, Article 3

Article 2 discussed the wood turning project, securing your fruit bowl to the lathe, safety, proper tool use and where to locate information for tool use and different techniques. The side walls of the bowl and bottom are at the thickness that you want and you have made some allowance in the thickness for sanding the bowl. With all that work completed lets finish the bowl.

Making a Natural Edge Bowl Article 3

Article 2 was about how to attach a wooden turning block to a wood lathe; turning and balancing the wood block. Begin creating a Natural Edge Bowl using green wood. In article 3 we will discuss hollowing out the inside of the bowl and Reverse Chucking techniques. We will discuss using Bowl Gouge, Round Nose Scraper, Four Jaw Scroll Chuck, Drill Chuck and Forstner Bit.

So, You Want To Be A Wood Turner, Hey

This article will discuss the different options of tools and wood lathes. The options depend on couple things. What is your niche and what is your budget? Your choice of wood lathes and turning tools will depend on this.

Steel and Wood Lathe Chisels

This article discusses a few types of steel that many wood lathe chisels are made from. There are many different types of steel alloys with a verity of hardness’ and strength.

Wood Lathes and Their Tools

This Article is talks about the evolution of wood lathes and the tools used with the modern lathes. Each of the tools have special uses depending on the shape and how they are sharpened.

How You Can Use Custom Boxes for Good Presentation

Feel the excitement when “un-boxing” your latest mobile phone. Smell that rose-printed perfume packaging. Shake your birthday gift and guess what’s inside.

Making a Natural Edge Bowl, Article 4

Article 3 dealt with completing the rough turning of the Natural Edge Bowl; you have rough turned both the inside and the outside of the bowl and you are ready to dry the bowl. We will discuss several ways to dry the bowls also how to finish turning the bottom of the bowl and final sanding.

Amateur Desktop DIY CNC Machine for Home Use

Recently, among the craftsmen, it has become increasingly popular to use machines with CNC (computer numerical control) for use in household purposes. At the moment, almost everyone has a personal computer, desktop or laptop, which can help to control the execution of highly accurate and time-consuming routine work in the field of modeling, electronics, graphics, etc. Why Do We Need a Desktop DIY CNC Machine?

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