Gluing on a waste block

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Forum topic by Raftermonkey posted 07-25-2010 03:29 AM 1188 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-25-2010 03:29 AM

Topic tags/keywords: waste block glue question trick tip lathe turning bowl

I have turned the outside of my first bowl. Its pretty small. I think I am going to glue on a waste block to turn the inside. I have read a liittle bit on here about sandwiching a brown paper bag between the waste block and the bowl. I have also read about using sheetrock in the same manner. What do ya’ll think, and what kind of glue would be best?


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#1 posted 07-25-2010 04:30 AM

I saw Norm do it with just regular peice of paper…...............................Schloemoe

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#2 posted 07-25-2010 05:08 AM

I turned a lot in high school and I always just used a piece of plain white paper. When your done, if you bottom isn’t to thin, just use a sharp chisel and work around the bottom gently and it will finally come right off and then just sand the paper residue off.

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#3 posted 07-25-2010 06:30 AM

I use a paper bag and titebond II

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