Turning Project This Is An Easy Project That Is A Great Spindle Exercise You Can Make It An Elaborate Piece With Multiple Woods As Shown In This Article Or You Can Make It From One Piece Of Wood
Turning project this is an easy project that is a great spindle exercise you can make it an elaborate piece with multiple woods as shown in this article or you can make it from one piece of wood is article about Magazine bookmarked by arnold with ID 1112167762 was uploaded on 10-02-2019 and has been viewed 280,038 times.
Ring Stand The shape is what really dictates the outcome of the piece.With this particular piece I used flexulosa burl for the base, with a mid-section of African blackwood, and French boxwood for the spindle.
Flexulosa is a beautiful wood that comes to us from a range of small pacific islands close to Vanuatu, located northeast of Australia.It is a lovely wood to turn and takes an extremely high finish.Because I value the flexulosa, I glued a waste spigot onto the base piece in order not to waste much of the wood.
• Using the tailstock for support, mount the spigot with the flexulosa in a chuck.• Make an outside cut using a 3⁄8" bowl gouge with the flute leading towards the cut.You could use a spindle gouge but you will get a heavier cut initially with the bowl gouge.
• Position the tool rest across the face and make a cut with the gouge.The face must be perfectly flat to accept the blackwood (which will be added later).To obtain a flat surface use a parting tool.
Make outside cut with bowl gouge Use parting tool to flatten face• Using the tailstock to apply pressure, glue a piece of blackwood...