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Forum topic by skeemer posted 650 days ago 685 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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skeemer

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650 days ago

I’m planning to turn a bowl blank into a spice container for my wife for Christmas similar to:

http://www.walmart.com/ip/14323452?adid=22222222227009470111&wmlspartner=wlpa&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=&wl3=13688345350&wl4=&wl5=pla&veh=sem

Do I need to / should I remove the protective wax before I begin cutting into the wood? I plan to cut the top, then drill and rout out the waste, then cut to shape and so on.

If so, what is the best way to remove the wax?


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#1 posted 650 days ago

It will be interesting to find out. I would think you just leave it on and turn it.

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#2 posted 650 days ago

I don’t remove the wax first.

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