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Today I spent some more time on the prototype globe stand I mentioned yesterday. This involved a lot of gluing and clamping to make large blocks for the turning stage. I hope it will prove popular for sales at Greaves … Continue reading
Not much actual turning today. I have been working on a prototype of a big new globe stand. I was looking over some of my recent bowl rough-outs and was disappointed to find a lot of rejects. Over the past … Continue reading
Different turners make different things. One thing I have never tried is segmented turning. This involves accurately cutting and assembling lots of small pieces of wood and turning an item out of the block so patterns become visible. There are … Continue reading
Today I added another article to my website, this time on how to make a giant pair of compasses to draw large circles. I have to do this quite often when marking out bowl blanks or laying out discs for … Continue reading
Today, James brought the remaining two discs that I mentioned a couple of days back. I needed some help getting them on and off the lathe so I could reduce their diameter. One good thing that came out of it … Continue reading