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'I need to turn several tapered spindles to create karate staffs.They are 1/4″ wide at one end and 1″ at the other end.Each staff is 36″ long.I will connect them with pool cue connectors in the middle.

They need to be consistent in weight and taper.Any ideas?' Submitted by: Bflodder WWGOA Editor Response: The first question is material selection.Research into what is used for commercially made karate staffs will help you.

I'd think hard maple would be a good choice.In order to turn a spindle this long and thin, you'll need a steady rest on your lathe.This is a device that provides support for the turning so it doesn't flex away from your cutting pressure.

You can find a commercially made one at Woodcraft Supplies, but it may or may not fit your machine.Since the finished spindle will be so thin, you'll need to make sure the grain is running straight through the blank and do a finicky job of setting up your headstock and tailstock centers.

If you don't, the staff will easily break.To keep each spindle consistent, set up your taper using a parting tool and calipers.If you own a completed staff, you can...

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I like to turn bowls from ring assemblies that have been laminated from segmented blanks.The problem with building ring assemblies is that any minor discrepancy in the bevel angle or the size of each segment will accumulate into a large gap when you glue them all together.To avoid that problem, ... Segmented turning blanks on a disc sander is article about Turning bookmarked by christopher with ID 1256308157 was uploaded on 20-01-2019 and has been viewed 146,785 times.

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Turning copies of a spindle on a hand lathe can be tedious work.Templates, gauges and other gadgets help but don't substantially increase speed and accuracy.In contrast, this method, which uses the bandsaw, is the best turning aid I've found yet.On one face of the square stock, mark out with a ... Two methods for turning duplicates is bookmark about Turning bookmarked by darrell with ID 12271368048 was uploaded on 20-01-2019 and has been viewed 212,104 times.

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When a project requires turning multiple matching spindles, this method for duplicating spindles by hand will results in finished parts with crisp edges, according to Kim Carleton Graves.The design he selected here has four elements that make it particularly challenging; a drawing in the article shows why.To do them, make ... Duplicate spindles by hand is post about Turning bookmarked by tim with ID 12819674801 was uploaded on 01-01-2019 and has been viewed 32,216 times.

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15-Minute Sand Timer To prepare the top and bottom, cut two pieces of hard maple ½' thick with a diameter of 3'.Then glue a waste block on to one side.This allows the piece to be grabbed by the chuck.To mount the waste block, sand a flat surface on the waste ... Woodturning for this project we incorporate a little faceplate turning with some spindle work both are relatively simple to do however some fairly accurate measurement is required when turning the spindles with this particular piece i used hard maple for the top and bottom and padauk for the spindles to provide contrast is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by roberto with ID 12411477436 was uploaded on 15-02-2019 and has been viewed 27,067 times.