|Project by StevenAntonucci||posted 11-06-2011 05:26 AM||3447 views||7 times favorited||14 comments|
I shot this video to illustrate the proper way to rough turn facegrain material to round. If you have the material mounted in facegrain orientation, using a spindle roughing gouge is not only dangerous, but it leaves a miserable surface compared to this technique.
Not only is this a safe way to cut, but it is also relatively forgiving to the turner. I illustrate this in the video by doing it while turning with only one hand because I was filming with the other hand, but obviously, you should turn with your left hand over the gouge for extra safety. (even if your left hand is just along for the ride!)