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- To avoid chipping, round down Honduras mahogany with a gouge at 800-1,000 rpm.
- Turn off the lathe for final sanding, and sand with the grain.
- Don't apply finish to spinning wood because the open grain of Honduras mahogany momentarily collects the material. Then, as it spins, the finishing material flows from the grain to form what looks like wrinkles.
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