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Category Archives: Woodturning

Developing a Style in Wood Turning by Simon Begg

I have been turning for ten years’ now and, in that time, I have tried many different designs and styles. Some I love and have spent countless hours developing then there are others that remain hidden away on a bookshelf at my parents’ place. Of the first two designs that I ever had accepted into […]

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Woodturning with Brendan Venner

Recently Brendon Venner demonstrated techniques he applies in his woodturning ‘life.’ Brendon showed a complex musk burl bowl about 180 mm in diameter with protruding ‘legs and flanges’ accomplished using AutoCad Computer Design to draw his proposal and then develop an initial design, while on thecomputer, to give the best design possible as well as […]

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A Woodturning Project with a Difference

Convert all of your left over pencils into a pencil pot.

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How to Make a Cube in a Cube

Enjoy this video on how to make a Cube in a Cube with a Forstner bit in the drill press.

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How to make a metal cube from a cylinder

Were you under the impression you could only make round shapes on a lathe? This metalworker has created the ultimate cube-ception. If you would like to guess how it is done, think about how you would make a cube from a cylinder, and go from there. It gets trickier and trickier the more cubes within […]

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The Janka Hardness Test

The hardness of a timber is measured by the Janka hardness test. This test measures the force required to embed an 11.28mm (0.444 in) steel ball to half its depth into wood. The Janka hardness test is the industry standard for determining the ability of a particular timber species to withstand denting and wear. In […]

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