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Wood Turning Tools – Turning a Fruit Bowl

In article #1 we learned about different ways to make a square piece of wood round and how to center and glue a waste block to the turning block for the purpose of attaching a face plate to the fruit bowl turning blank. Article #2 will deal with the actual turning and hollowing out the project to make the fruit bowl. The face plate has been attached to the fruit bowl and attached to the lathe, you have checked for any looseness or movement between the your bowl bank and the face plate…

Making a Fruit Bowl With Wood Turning Tools

Using various wood turning tools, a lathe designed for turning wood and a block of wood we are going to make a fruit bowl. I want to take a moment and stress safety. Basically you are using some very sharp tools which you will use to shape a spinning wooden block. Common sense goes a long way, use your safety devices, follow the manufactures instructions and pay attention; do not become distracted. I have found that, if something distracts me, I stop, turn the lathe off and deal with the distraction.

How to Plunge Cut With a Hand Wood Router

How to use a router to make a plunge cut into a workpiece. Using a wood router and an appropriate router bit to produce a plunge cut in a chosen piece of material.

How To Build A Timber Boat From Scratch

The only natural material for building boats is wood. There are various designs in the art of wooden boat building. The techniques for building wooden boats depends on the type of boat, the technique and procedure for making day sailors is different from the one used for construction of powerboats, cruising boats, or performance rows among several others.

Safety Rules for a Woodwork Workshop

Working in a workshop exposes one to several dangers especially from the many nails, screws, cutting equipment, heavy materials as well as drilling equipment. It is important when in a woodworking workshop to practice caution and care. This will help to ensure that no injuries occur when the workshop is in use. Below are safety rules every beginner who wants to start a woodwork workshop needs to know.

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