Tips & Techniques For Better Lathe Turning
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turning is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding of all
woodworking operations. You mount a piece of wood in your
lathe and turn it into a thing of beauty,
from start-to-finish, without ever removing it from the machine.
examples of lathe-turned projects include: Spindles for stair
rails, bed posts, fences or chair backs; table legs; candle
sconces, lamp standards, bowls, round boxes, goblets or dinnerware.
The list goes on and on.
lathe turning is a great deal of fun, mastery of the techniques
involved in the process can take a fair amount of practice.
The information provided here represents a good overview of
the process, but by no means, attempts to cover everything
you need to know.
to Choosing the right stock and preparing
it for turning