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Forum topic by Madrona posted 05-17-2017 06:12 AM 1185 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Madrona

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05-17-2017 06:12 AM

Topic tags/keywords: bowl tenon removal bowl turning tenon removal trick turning

I decided my first turning video would show how I go about removing a tenon on a bowl bottom. It doesn’t require any fancy tools, just an easily learned technique that has worked for me for awhile now.

I’m not set up to shoot videos. I just taped my phone to a wall mounted lamp at the lathe and let it go. Please give it a look and let me know what you think. Also, more importantly, let me know if you try it and how you did!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyR4GRyQi0g&t=602s

-- Living In The Woods Of Beautiful Bonney Lake, Washington


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OSU55

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#1 posted 05-17-2017 11:54 AM

Video turned out better than I expected. I use the same method for tenon removal, but stop just short of it breaking free, maybe 3/16” diameter left. Then use a chisel to clean up.

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#2 posted 05-17-2017 12:08 PM

I have seen a lot of video production that was far worse than yours. Great job! Thanks!

-- "Now I'm just another old guy wearing funny clothes"

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Wildwood

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#3 posted 05-17-2017 12:19 PM

I enjoyed the video because your careful explanation throughout the procedure. Also demonstrates how and why should not be afraid of using a jam chuck. You left the option open to stop turning and remove the nip, sand & finish off the lathe if more comfortable with that!.

Outstanding video thanks for sharing!

-- Bill

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#4 posted 05-22-2017 02:26 PM

Good video. What lathe is that?

-- Im bleeding, go get my super glue and roll of black tape....

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#5 posted 05-22-2017 03:39 PM

Madrona, I will give you 10 stars on the quality of your first video. It’s so much better than any of the 6 Terabytes of my turning videos. Good job on that aspect. Besides, Ol’e Bill gave your video a glowing critique also. ............. Jerry (in Tucson)

-- Jerry (in Tucson) www.woodturnerstools.com

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Madrona

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#6 posted 05-22-2017 04:42 PM



Good video. What lathe is that?

- BigJon

Jon, it’s a Jet 1840 EVS. I just got it and this is the first piece I turned on it. I should probably do a review of it because there were none before I bought mine.

-- Living In The Woods Of Beautiful Bonney Lake, Washington

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