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Forum topic by snoceti posted 02-21-2013 08:08 AM 1596 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-21-2013 08:08 AM

Topic tags/keywords: turning

If anyone needs tips on how to work with these products, I have been working with them for 6 years. It is definitely not like turning natural woods.


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#1 posted 02-21-2013 02:28 PM

I’ve done a few things with spectra ply, I didn’t find it that much different that turning natural woods.

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#2 posted 02-21-2013 04:19 PM

How about writing your experiences up in a blog or online class?

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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#3 posted 03-15-2013 01:01 PM

Why is this stuff so expensive? Is there a way to make it yourself or is it even worth it?

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#4 posted 03-15-2013 01:53 PM

If go to google images will find some very interesting plywood turnings, think a few folks here have done some of it too. Folks have been gluing up quality grade plywood and turning for long time. Construction grade might have a lot of voids & gaps.

Not sure making your own laminated dyed wood worth the effort. People have laminated contrasting woods for both small & large turnings. Just google laminated woodturnings.

-- Bill

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