If you've always wanted to take a woodturning class to learn the basics of the craft or to brush up on your skills, now's your chance with this complete and easy-to-follow course from artist and professional instructor Jim Rodgers. A Lesson Plan for Woodturning maps out everything you need to know, from safety and tools to the basic techniques that will have you quickly turning bowls, boxes and even baseball bats. Packed with step-by-step instructions, illustrations and photographs, A Lesson Plan for Woodturning is the self-directed course that will have you mastering the essential skills of woodturning at your own pace. Paperback. 112 pages. Contents: Getting Started—Turning Between CentersKeeping Your Tools SharpYour First ProjectsIntroduction to Faceplate TurningTurning Your First BowlTurning Your First PlatterWorking with Green WoodTurning a Natural Edge BowlEnd Grain TurningEnd Grain Boxes—Making Things FitCompleting Your ProjectsWhere to Go NextAppendix About the Author: Jim Rodgers is a professional educator who has been teaching woodturning to both adults and youths for over a decade. Rodgers holds California teaching credentials in both Adult Education and Career Technical Education focusing on woodworking. He is also the founder and senior instructor at the Mount Diablo Woodturning Center. Rodgers lectures throughout the United States, has published many articles on woodturning, and maintains a website with teaching and student support materials.
DeWalt DW7342 Replacement Planer Blades are made of high quality M2 laminated steel providing prolonged life as well as sharpness. The hole pattern fits easily on the knife locating pins machined on the cutterhead. These replacement blades are designed to be turned over when dull to use the other side and replaced when both sides have been used. The DeWalt DW7342 replacement blades are designed to fit the DeWalt 734 12-1/2" Portable Planer.Technical Details:Measures 12.5" longdual angle 45 degree angle with 40 degree relief angleReversibleM2 laminated tool steelDesigned for use with the DeWalt 734 Portable Planer
The generous dimensions of these shimmering iridescent blanks make them ideal for our Stainless Steel Ice Cream Scoop Hardware Kit (34360, sold separately), and our Pizza Cutter Blade Kit (34913, sold separately). They also make great tool handles and turning stock for other projects wider than a pen blank. Approximately 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 6".Technical Details:Blank measures approximately 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 6"L.Turns very quickly; take care turning with light pressure.Blanks can be finished after turning by sanding to a fine grit and then polishing on a buffing wheel with Corian polish, buffing compound or Hut finishing blocks.Each blank is sold individually.
Add support and control to your Sorby Sovereign Handle with this similarly designed side handle. The threaded end simply screws into the threaded opening on the side of the Sovereign handle to maximize command of your tools. Extra control is especially useful for deep hollowing applications. Softex grip dampens vibration and knurled end provides surface grip.