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Banjo-Mounted Hair Dryer

Banjo-Mounted Hair Dryer

Here is my “Banjo-Mounted Hair Dryer” tip that appeared in the “Tips” section on page 17 of the AAW October 2022 “American Woodturner” Journal.
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Finger Cots Protect Skin

Finger Cots Tip

Here is my “Finger Cots Protect Skin” tip that appeared in the “Tips” section on page 17 of the AAW August 2022 “American Woodturner” Journal.
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Bowl Gouge Cleaning Wheel

Bowl Gouge Cleaning Wheel

I like to clean my bowl gouges with a 3″ nylon wheel attached to the side of my grinder when turning green wood.

I clean my gouges BEFORE I sharpen them. When I go to the grinder to sharpen a gouge. It is quick and easy. Continue reading Bowl Gouge Cleaning Wheel

Octagon Template Cuts Corners

Octagon Template Cuts Corners

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Here is my “Octagon Template Cuts Corners” tip that appeared in the “Tips” section on page 15 of the AAW August 2020 “American Woodturner” Journal.
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A Modern Lamp for any Table

Modern Table Lamp
Here is a pointer to my “A Modern Lamp for any Table” article that appeared on page 18 of the AAW June 2021 “American Woodturner” Journal.
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Mounting Plates and Shallow Bowls

I have found that using a 2-1/2″ diameter hole that is 1/4″ deep is a good way to mount blanks for plates and shallow bowls on the lathe. It is easy and very secure.
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