Sanding Jig Is The Segmented Turner S Secret Weapon
Sanding jig is the segmented turner s secret weapon is article about Turning bookmarked by rodney with ID 1953829597 was uploaded on 06-04-2019 and has been viewed 154,836 times.
To make segmented vessels that look great (and won't come apart on the lathe!), you need to be able to make perfect segments.That means the perfect length and the perfect angle.Errors quickly get compounded when you assemble a full ring of, say, 12 segments.
As I showed in my article, The Secrets of Segmented Turning (FWW #228), you can overcome small errors by making half-rings, and then sanding their edges flat before joining them, but you don't want to push it too far.
With smaller segments, big adjustments will show up...