Our Patriot Turners-
@FlGatorwood gave us a heads up about a new "OneWay" lathe that can be used while sitting. Several of our turners have devised their own methods of using a lathe in a sitting position. Check out Steve's post for the link to the lathe and some of the comments and ideas our turners offered-
By the way, @FlGatorwood is feeling a little under the weather lately, How about we all send him some positive thoughts and good cheer!
@Gerald posted a new topic in the turners tip section. If you have considered textured embellishments, check out Gerald's tip-
What’s Coming Up-
A reminder that the Mid Atlantic Woodturning Symposium is getting closer-
Click on the image for a link to the presenters and their rotation!
For The Newbies-
Your new lathe came with a "knock-out bar". It probably works great for the manufacturer's supplied equipment. However, as you upgrade to newer accessories, you might find the bar leaves a little to be desired. Mike Peace has a nice video on making a better bar-
Expand Your Horizons-
Tim Yoder has a 2 part video on turning a thin walled Maldrone bowl. The first part of the video is filled with great tips on prepping this special wood (the second part is linked from Tim's YouTube channel)-
New Turning Items-
Carl Jacobson posted a YouTube video demonstrating some new turning accessories. I think we mentioned the magnetic light a while back but here's your chance to see it in action!
The AAW is making available another free download of one of their recent magazine issues. Follow this link for your free download-
Rick Turns has his July woodturning videos list from YouTube available-