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The Band Saw – Four Things a Woodturner Should Look For When Purchasing

In essence, the band saw is a very basic machine. The blade, a toothed band of steel with teeth, moves around two wheels and material to be cut is pushed into the blade. However, there are many machines and variations on the market. There are four things a woodturner should look for when buying a band saw.

Woodturners And The Grinder: What Is This Wheel Dressing All About?

One of the things that woodturners are told to do with their grinders is to keep the wheels dressed to produce good edges on the tools. However, there seems to be a lot of confusion over a simple process.

Five Glues For Woodturners – Answering At Least Five Different Needs

The hardware and speciality stores abound with adhesives of all sorts these days. Confusion can easily beset the woodturner buyer unless the needs are known for the glues. Thankfully five different and readily accessible glues are all that is needed for ninety-nine percent of woodturning requirements.

Woodworking Project Ideas: The Perfect Finish

No matter how carefully you follow each step of your step by step woodworking projects, your finished woodworking piece won’t truly reach its potential unless you give it a beautiful, appropriate finish. What is “Finishing”?

Woodcraft, Is it an Art?

On the frontier of the old west and in Europe woodcraft has been passed down through time. From simple whittling of a stick to constructing furniture, wood workers have given modern civilization beautiful objects of art. Modern crafters in this profession have plenty of designs to choose from or they create their own.

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