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  1. Video: Installing Threaded Inserts in Acrylic Turning Blanks



    heating threaded insert for installation into acrylic turning blank


    A question that often comes up when turning acrylic handles is how to install the threaded insert that is included in most Rocklerturning kits into an acrylic turning blank.

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  2. Video: Lathe Dust Collection System



    turning on a lathe with a dust right dust collection system


    Woodturners know that dust collection is challenge when working with a lathe. The Dust Right® Lathe Dust Collection System includes several tools to help improve your lathe's dust collection.

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  3. Video: Benefits of Negative Rake Cutter Turning Tools



    easy wood tools negative rake cutter and an acrylic blank


    Turning tools that feature negative rake cutters make it easier to turn these hard materials. The term negative rake refers to the shape of the cutting angle of the carbide.

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  4. Video: Woodturning with Green Wood or Dried Bowl Blanks



    shaping a green bowl blank on a lathe


    Learn how to turn bowls from green wood or seasoned wood bowl blanks.

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  5. Video: Why Are Woodturning Blanks Coated in Wax?



    drying out a waxed bowl blank


    When you shop for woodturning blanks, many of them are coated in wax. Should you scrape off the wax before turning? Leave the wax on the blank?

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  6. Video: Parts of a Lathe

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    Learn the names and functions of each part of a woodworking lathe. You'll learn the answers to questions about lathes, such as: How is lathe speed controlled? How is the wood supported by the lathe? Is a heavier lathe better than a light weight lathe? What is a lathe banjo? What are the ways?

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  7. Video: Sanding Bowls & Faceplate Turnings On A Lathe

    sanding bowls and faceplate turnings on a lathe video screenshot


    Learn how to sand your bowl and faceplate turning projects smooth.

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  8. Video: Sanding Spindle Turnings On A Lathe

    sanding spindle turnings on a lathe video screenshot


    Learn how to sand your bowl and faceplate turning projects smooth.

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