A few months ago I was helping my dad rearrange the chaos in his garage that we had just placed, shoved, and stacked his entire shop into after moving it from KS to Des Moines and rediscovered a heavy wooden box with hand cut dovetail joinery. I r...
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Location: DSM, IA
I've been around woodworking my whole life. I inherited my grandpa's homemade lathe in 2005 and became addicted to turning in late 2006. My dad is now a turner as well and he enjoys makeing turning tools as much as turning.
-- If it wasn't for misplacing things, my shop would never get cleaned up.
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I had always been disappointed with my light setup at the lathe. Until recently I had a 4ft. fluorescent light with 2 T8 daylight bulbs directly above the lathe and 3 100watt equivalent low voltage bulbs mounted in clip on fixtures from HD. It was...
With the 2nd annual Woodworking Safety Week coming up the week of May 4th, I thought I would write a little about turning safely. Woodworking Safety Week was started by Marc Spagnuolo at The Wood Whisperer. When I first started turning my paren...