|Forum topic by dpoisson||posted 838 days ago||735 views||0 times favorited||6 replies|
838 days ago
Well, I’m not an experienced turner, far from it. But I was dying to finally get some lathe-time. I went to a 3 hr seminar on sharpening 3 weeks ago and I was eager to try out my sharp chisels: WOW, what a difference! I actually see shavings and chips lying around, not just a fine dust lol.
Anyhoo, I went downstairs thinking I knew approximately what I wanted to turn (I’m trying out for new handles for my cheap chisels that came with my mastercraft mini-lathe). I didn’t have a plan, nor did I use my calipers…just winged it. Bad idea.
I ended up with a toothpick! Too small for my liking and not enough wood left on it to try and fix it up.
Lesson learned ;-(