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Basics for the new turner.
From the log to the turning blank
Grinding, Honing, Tool Profiles, Jigs
Special tools, processes, alternatives
Other than bowls, boxes and hollow forms
End grain, natural edge, and traditional
Techniques and special tools
Simple, Threaded, Finialed, you name it
Staved, ringed, or any other turned assemblage of pieces
Inlay, texture, carving, dye, whatever goes!
Presentations of turning as high craft and art
That essential last step
Odds and ends, including different turning traditions
Videos by and for Wood Turners Generously Shared
401 Videos and Counting
Three Great New Video Series
Thread Chasing, a series of videos by Sam Angelo (see Techniques)
Crafting a Comb Back Windsor Chair by Curtis Buchanan (see Projects)
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Hall of Fame
These turners have contributed videos on five or more subjects for our woodturning enlightenment. Without their kind efforts we would all be the poorer. Click on their name to link to their website.
Donna Zils Banfield
Captain Eddie Castelin
- Dave Hout -
Dennis W. Montville
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