After checking out the Wood Handbook hope everyone has a better basic understanding about trees and wood drying process. Whether wood is air or kiln dry to a certain moisture content doesn’t mean it will stay that way.Looking at a tree stump lear...
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I have been harvesting wood to turn since started turning. Over the years taught myself what works for me. Simply air dry the wood used for turning over so-called more expedient method found at woodturning online: http://www.woodturningonline....
Brushing Lacquer there are several brands on the market. Have used Deft brushing lacquer for years but when big box stores stopped selling it, bought some made by Cabot and WATCO (Rust-Oleum). You need a good soft bristle quality brush. I use s...
I came across some Long Leaf Pine logs for free and been practicing with my hollowing tools and can say turning pine is both a blessing and a curse. The curse is where went thru side of a vessel and now they got no top! Only reason am posti...
Chuck basics! http://www.woodmagazine.com/woodworking-tips/techniques/woodturning/four-jaw-lathe-chucks/?page=1 No, do not need a chuck to turn any things you can make on a lathe. On every woodturning message board questions about lathes, t...