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All you woodturners out there - watch THIS!

07-29-2014 12:46 AM by KnotCurser | 9 comments »

I was watching “How do they do it” today and saw the article on the Russian Nesting Dolls. FANTASTIC! The two biggest reasons: 1) The workers are all women! They can out-turn most of us guys and not break a sweat – of course they are paid to turn out thousands of the same pieces every day, but WOW are they good! 2) The tools that are used – totally foreign to what we are used to. They look more like fancy sword edges than turning tools – and they use them for every purpose! Gouging, parting, shaping, detail work – all with the same tool! I also appreciate the way they just pound new blanks into I guess what we would call a “jam ...

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