Removing wax from bowl blanks

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Forum topic by skeemer posted 11-08-2012 11:12 PM 1532 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-08-2012 11:12 PM

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

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 11-08-2012 11:14 PM

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

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#2 posted 11-08-2012 11:17 PM

I don’t remove the wax first.

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