Category Archives: Turning Tools

Magnet Bars for Tools

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People are always asking where did you get XYZ?

I purchased the magnetic tool holders in the photos of my studio from Amazon. They are Master Magnetics brand. You can get black or silver ones.

Look for “Master Magnetics Nickel Heavy-Duty Magnetic Tool Holder 20 lb
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Burnishing Tool for Wood Lathe

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I like to burnish the textures that I create with my Sorby Spiraling and Texture Tool. The burnishing step smooths the texture, pushes down any burrs that sticking up, etc. It makes things look better.

Note: You should also check out my “Crown Verses Sorby Spiraling & Texturing Tool” blog entry.

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Short Quick Release Tool Handle

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Short Quick Release Tool Handle

I recently made a shorter 10" version of the 16" long 5/8" Quick Release Tool Handle made by Jimmy Clewes. I made the one with the red stripes in above photo. I like it. Continue reading Short Quick Release Tool Handle

More Bosch Stabilizer Holes

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I added 10 more fulcrum pin holes to my Trent Bosch Hollowing Tool Stabilizer. Now there is always a hole in the right location! This really saves time and makes hollowing a lot more fun! Continue reading More Bosch Stabilizer Holes

Bosch Stabilizer Improvements

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I now use the Trent Bosch Hollowing Tool Stabilizer for all of my hollowing.

Here are three small quick and easy improvements I made to my Bosch Stabilizer.
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