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....
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Location: Jacksonville, NC
Retired Marine, woodturner
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|added blog entry||DRYING WOOD FOR TURNING #1: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW||09-26-2016 08:08 PM|
|replied on||Seal or not||09-23-2016 07:34 PM|
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|replied on||Anyone turn fishing lures?||09-23-2016 12:04 PM|
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|replied on||Anyone turn fishing lures?||09-20-2016 07:52 PM|
|replied on||Lyndex Collets||09-15-2016 04:30 PM|
|replied on||What do use to find angles||09-12-2016 12:34 PM|
|replied on||Making a Handle For a Turning Tool||09-11-2016 03:58 PM|
|replied on||Lathes - which one||09-05-2016 04:08 PM|
|replied on||Ivory Turning||09-05-2016 04:06 PM|
|replied on||Making a Handle For a Turning Tool||09-04-2016 07:44 PM|
|commented on||Lathe work #1: Woodturning for the True Beginner||09-04-2016 12:27 PM|
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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...