How To Turn Tulips on the Lathe

Let your lathe skills blossom by trying involuted or “inside-out” turning. The process involves resawing and reassembling a blank with its formerly outside faces inside, and shaping the blank. Then, reassemble the blank in its original configuration and turn some more. The results will make you say “Wow!”

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May your clamp exceed your grasp

My hand strength is not what it used to be, making it hard to tighten clamps. So I applied the... read more