Copyright (c) 2014 CraftStylish.com en-us Fine Woodworking - "Finding Center Woodturning Blog" blog entries Fine Woodworking - "Finding Center Woodturning Blog" blog entries http://www.finewoodworking.com/blog/woodturning-blog Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:14:23 -0500 Fine Woodworking - "Finding Center Woodturning Blog" blog entries Fine Woodworking - "Finding Center Woodturning Blog" blog entries http://www.finewoodworking.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finewoodworking.com/blog/woodturning-blog <![CDATA[How to Make a Finger Chuck]]> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 16:28:47 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/113116/how-to-make-a-finger-chuck http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/113116/how-to-make-a-finger-chuck How to Make a Finger Chuck Posted by Tri_color_Turners
A useful Shopmade chuck for reverse turning smaller pieces. Made from scrap wood and a hose clamp, you end up with a functional chuck and a router base for a variety of uses on the lathe. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Time for a Little Turning]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/112301/time-for-a-little-turning http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/112301/time-for-a-little-turning Time for a Little Turning Posted by David_Heim
When you don't have much time for turning, don't turn much. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Shopmade Handles Make a Matched Set]]> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 11:57:46 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/111195/shopmade-handles-make-a-matched-set http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/111195/shopmade-handles-make-a-matched-set Shopmade Handles Make a Matched Set Posted by Ed_Pirnik
Learn how to craft custom chisel handles with leather accents and create your own matched set ]]>
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<![CDATA[A new lathe: Turnings of comfort and joy]]> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/110478/a-new-lathe-turnings-of-comfort-and-joy http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/110478/a-new-lathe-turnings-of-comfort-and-joy A new lathe: Turnings of comfort and joy Posted by David_Heim
How to get a new lathe up and running. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Own a Lathe Christened by Richard Raffan]]> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 12:52:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/109721/own-a-lathe-christened-by-richard-raffan http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/109721/own-a-lathe-christened-by-richard-raffan Own a Lathe Christened by Richard Raffan Posted by Ed_Pirnik
A rare opportunity to purchase a discounted lathe christened by Richard Raffan ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make Your Own Chisel for the Lathe]]> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:53:44 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/108196/make-your-own-chisel-for-the-lathe http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/108196/make-your-own-chisel-for-the-lathe Make Your Own Chisel for the Lathe Posted by Tri_color_Turners
Expand your shopmade woodturning tool collection by making your own chisel using readily available high speed steel tool stock. Use this method to deal with rectangular tangs. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Templates Aid in Cutting Big Bowl Blanks]]> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:24:28 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/109199/templates-aid-in-cutting-big-bowl-blanks http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/109199/templates-aid-in-cutting-big-bowl-blanks Templates Aid in Cutting Big Bowl Blanks Posted by JoeLarese
A simple hexagonal template guides your chainsaw cuts to produce balanced bowl blanks I used to eyeball chainsaw cuts to take the corners off a large half log, but the resulting bowl blanks were... ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Importance of Good Materials ]]> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/108700/the-importance-of-good-materials http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/108700/the-importance-of-good-materials The Importance of Good Materials	Posted by David_Heim
The right kind of scraps can make a distinctive turning--or a disaster ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Shopmade Tool Series: Starting Your Collection]]> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:55:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/107442/the-shopmade-tool-series-starting-your-collection http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/107442/the-shopmade-tool-series-starting-your-collection The Shopmade Tool Series: Starting Your Collection Posted by Tri_color_Turners
Learn how to make functional high-speed steel turning tools from scratch. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Turners Take Tampa]]> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/108073/turners-take-tampa http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/108073/turners-take-tampa Turners Take Tampa Posted by David_Heim
Florida Hosts 27th Annual American Association of Woodturners Symposium ]]>
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<![CDATA[Simple Tips for Turning a Baby Rattle]]> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 12:55:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/107858/simple-tips-for-turning-a-baby-rattle http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/107858/simple-tips-for-turning-a-baby-rattle Simple Tips for Turning a Baby Rattle Posted by JoeLarese
This baby's rattle project will become a treasured toy ]]>
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<![CDATA[Turning Tools on the Cheap]]> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/107679/turning-tools-on-the-cheap http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/107679/turning-tools-on-the-cheap Turning Tools on the Cheap Posted by David_Heim
Sometimes, the best tool isn't the one in the store. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Homegrown Lathe Duplicator]]> Mon, 20 May 2013 12:47:52 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/107481/homegrown-lathe-duplicator http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/107481/homegrown-lathe-duplicator Homegrown Lathe Duplicator Posted by Ed_Pirnik
Need to duplicate table legs and other items on the lathe? This homegrown tool ought to get the job done! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Grip Smaller Work with the Standard Jaws of Your 4-Jaw Chuck]]> Mon, 20 May 2013 07:15:14 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/107554/grip-smaller-work-with-the-standard-jaws-of-your-4-jaw-chuck http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/107554/grip-smaller-work-with-the-standard-jaws-of-your-4-jaw-chuck Grip Smaller Work with the Standard Jaws of Your 4-Jaw Chuck Posted by JoeLarese
Save time and money by using these tips to get the most from the standard jaws of your 4-jaw chuck. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Totally Turning 2013]]> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 08:45:29 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/106772/totally-turning-2013 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/106772/totally-turning-2013 Totally Turning 2013 Posted by JoeLarese
World class woodturners, instant galleries and the Woodworkers Showcase makes Saratoga Springs a woodworkers destination . ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cutting Bench Makes it easy to convert fresh-cut logs into turning blanks]]> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/106091/cutting-bench-makes-it-easy-to-convert-fresh-cut-logs-into-turning-blanks http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/106091/cutting-bench-makes-it-easy-to-convert-fresh-cut-logs-into-turning-blanks Cutting Bench Makes it easy to convert fresh-cut logs into turning blanks Posted by JoeLarese
Use this bench and a chainsaw to make bowl and spindle blanks for woodturning. ]]>
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<![CDATA[End Grain Hollowing Project: Turning an Egg Cup]]> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:25:22 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/105309/end-grain-hollowing-project-turning-an-egg-cup http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/105309/end-grain-hollowing-project-turning-an-egg-cup End Grain Hollowing Project: Turning an Egg Cup Posted by JoeLarese
Turning an egg cup is an excellent project for developing foundation skills in spindle turning and end-grain hollowing. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Time lapse sequence of turning a toy top]]> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 15:33:56 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/104817/time-lapse-sequence-of-turning-a-toy-top http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/104817/time-lapse-sequence-of-turning-a-toy-top Time lapse sequence of turning a toy top Posted by JoeLarese
Watch woodturner Joe Larese turn a top in this time lapse video sequence. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tips for Tops]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 13:27:56 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/104782/tips-for-tops http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/104782/tips-for-tops Tips for Tops Posted by JoeLarese
A favorite with kids of all ages, the spinning top is a great project for woodturners to practice their spindle turning cuts. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Tips for Turning Holiday Ornaments]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 22:15:47 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/104562/tips-for-turning-holiday-ornaments http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/104562/tips-for-turning-holiday-ornaments Tips for Turning Holiday Ornaments Posted by JoeLarese
Sea urchins and turned finials make great Holiday ornaments, but there are a few things to keep in mind when creating well-designed, proper hanging ornaments. ]]>
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