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A Quick Tip for New Turners

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Blog entry by TannerTurnings posted 08-20-2014 07:11 PM 886 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Something to be aware of when turning Bowls:- When you sharpen your Bowl Gouge you may get a tiny “Burr” on the heal of the bevel that then results in scratches in your piece at the point of transition between the wall & the base on the inside. It’s always worth checking for a burr on the heal, and if you find one, just remove it with a fine file and then a bit of fine sandpaper, just to make sure the heal is smooth.

-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!



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#1 posted 08-20-2014 09:55 PM

Yes, good advise.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 08-20-2014 11:00 PM

Thanks for the heads up!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 08-21-2014 12:26 PM

Thanks for the excellent tip. This is one of those things that most turners should know about, but not doubt rarely do, not me at least.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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