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Wooden bowl design

Today I added an article on the design of turned wooden bowls to my website. I hope it will be of interest to potential customers and also other turners. Visit my web site for more information about woodturning Advertisements

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Tool and equipment reviews

I have started a series of reviews of some of the tools and equipment that I use in my woodturning workshop. I intend to add more from time to time. The first are of my Graduate shortbed lathe and my … Continue reading

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Bad luck with some bowls

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

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Giant pair of compasses

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

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Extreme turning!

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

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A minor dilemma

Today I have been working on a spalted hornbeam bowl. This wood is very striking, pale in colour but with very prominent black streaks. On the outside, which is turned first, there was a small dead patch near the rim. … Continue reading

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