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Over the years I have made and used a lot of different jam chucks. This blog entry documents the ones I like best. They are made out of good quality 3/4" plywood and PVC pipe couplings. They work good, are stable and vacuum tight. Continue reading Carl’s Jam Chucks
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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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Students come to my studio and fall in love with my quick and easy grinding jigs. Over the years I have struggled with how can students make there own version of my grinding jigs. This is my solution to the problem. Continue reading Carl’s 4x7x2 Sharpening Jigs
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