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  1. How to Make Segmented Bowl Woodturning Blanks

    segmented bowl turning blank

    In this Rockler demonstration you'll learn how to cut the segment pieces and glue them up to make a segmented bowl turning blank. The new Rockler Perfect Miter Setup Blocks make it easy to cut the precise angles needed to make the segmented frames. These setup blocks are precisely set to the different miter angles required to cut segmented pieces that make up 4 to 12 sided frames.



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  2. Best Speed for Sanding on Lathe?

    Using a lathe to aid in bowl sanding


    What's the best method for sanding on a lathe?

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  3. How to Get Started in Woodturning



    Layout of a small lathe, carbide turning tools and accessories


    What is the fastest and most economical way to get started woodturning? Our expert gives you his opinion, and it just might surprise you!

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  4. Right Glue, Faceplate Size for Mounting Bowl Blanks?



    Gluing a bowl blank onto a mounting block


    How should you mount a blank on a lathe for bowl turning?

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  5. Turn a Natural-Edge Green-Wood Bowl



    Turned natural edge bowl made from a green blank


    With their bark-topped rims and gracefully curving grain, natural-edge bowls make heads turn unlike any other project.

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  6. Turning Cabriole Legs



    Ernie Conover demonstrating a freshly turned cabriole leg


    How to turn in more than one axis to create cabriole legs — a furniture feature made popular in the Queen Anne style.

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  7. How to Keep Your Carbide Cutting Tools Sharp

    sharpening a carbide cutter woodturning tool

    In this Rockler demo you'll learn how to keep your carbide cutter turning tools sharp and making clean cuts. Carbide insert cutters are designed to be replaceable, but often all they need is a little touch up to cut like new again. The Rockler Carbide Cutter Honing System makes it easy with a 6'' diamond stone and a magnetic grip that securely holds your cutter as you guide it back and forth on the stone. You'll find the cutters clean up nicely to a keen, crisp edge. The grip has a molded recess that accepts all shapes and sizes of carbide cutters for our line of Rockler Ergonomic Carbide Turning Tools.

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  8. Additional Bevels for Turning Deeper Bowls



    Making deeper bowls with a beveled bowl gouge


    Bowl gouges: grind a second bevel, or even a third. Woodturning expert Ernie Conover explains how in this guide and video.

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