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Forum topic by 3285jeff posted 05-08-2015 01:42 AM 705 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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05-08-2015 01:42 AM

well I glue up 3 pieces of wood,,2 of them was cherry and the other maple I believe,,i used a screw mounted in my chuck to get it round,,i every tenon I put on the bottom broke loose,,i put 2 inside tenons and 1 outside tenons and had different depths on each one,,all broke loose,,can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong,,

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#1 posted 05-08-2015 04:23 AM

Don’t worry, all that’s normal. I had bowls snap off. Might be your tenons were too shallow, might be your tool angle was too aggressive. Just keep learning and watch videos of people who can either teach or are really good at turning (Capn Eddie, Robbiethewoodturner, Jake Gevorgian, Gord Rock, RoboHippy, BrendanStemp). Those are just a few.


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