Wood Turning Most Ceiling Fans And Many Lamps Come With Lower Quality Machine Turned Pulls They Are Practical But They Are Often Far From Attractive So Why Not Replace Those Pulls With An Attractive Piece Made From Turned Exotic Wood
Wood turning most ceiling fans and many lamps come with lower quality machine turned pulls they are practical but they are often far from attractive so why not replace those pulls with an attractive piece made from turned exotic wood is article about Magazine bookmarked by rafael with ID 13791919154 was uploaded on 07-04-2019 and has been viewed 22,471 times.
Lamp Pulls You could use up those small bits of wood that you have been saving.You know the ones: they are too small to use, but too beautiful to throw away.Now you can use them to create decorative lamp pulls.
This simple project can take you as little as half an hour to make, but will lead you through important turning techniques.In fact, this project is an ideal exercise to learn simple spindle turning.Mount the Block in the Lathe You only need a piece of wood about 2" long by 1" square.
Mount the small block in the lathe between centers.Turn it round with a roughing out gouge.Use the gouge with the flute in an upward position at first.That presents as little resistance to the wood as possible.
When most of the corner section of the piece is turned off, turn the gouge on either of its sides and move the gouge in the direction opposite the flute.That presents more metal to the wood resulting in a smoother cut (photo 1).
Now that you have the piece turned round it is ready to shape.Put a spigot on one end.That will enable you to grab...