With five of the most popular turning tools, this set is perfect for the beginning wood turner.Technical DetailsPre-honed for immediate usePerfect for the beginning wood turnerHigh-speed steel blades will hold an edge and last a long timeEach tool measures approx. 15" longMade in England
Turn your Nova Comet II Midi Lathe into an all-purpose grinder and sharpener! The Versaturn Grinding Wheel includes a 6" white-stone wheel that, together with the Comet's variable speed adjustment, enables you to sharpen your turning tools and perform routine grinding without the burning often experienced with standard bench grinders. Mounting the grinding wheel requires the Versaturn Coupler (48026, sold separately), which allows installation and removal with an easy 1/4 turn of the locking collar. Includes metal shroud, swiveling safety shield and tool rest. For use with the Nova Comet II Midi Lathe (46457, sold separately).Easy to install and remove with the required Versaturn Coupler (48026, sold separately).Variable speed adjustment on Comet II Lathe reduces tool edge burn.6" x 3/4" white-stone wheel. Adjustable tool rest.Swiveling transparent safety shield.Metal safety shroud contains dust and sparks.
A complete set of bushings for our Gold Key Ring Hardware Kit (#61159, sold separately). These bushings are precisely machined to match the diameter of your blank, allowing you to achieve smooth, perfectly flush seams. Simply turn your blank to match the bushing diameters, leaving a bit of extra material to allow for sanding.Technical Details:The Gold Key Ring Bushing Set is made of mild steel-hard enough for excellent durability, yet soft enough to prevent damage to your turning tools.2-piece bushing set.Bushings are designed to work with the Gold Key Ring Hardware Kits (#61159, sold separately).Tip: when turning light-colored woods, apply a bit of CA glue to the bushings to prevent metal dust from migrating onto the turning blank.
Vases and other hollow forms have been important functional objects and cultural artifacts for thousands of years. In this comprehensive guide to turning hollow forms, you'll learn to make your own contributions to this rich history. The book provides everything you need to know to get started, including which tools to use, how to work with different types of wood, and how to perform basic techniques with confidence. Once you've learned the principles of form, proportion and design, you'll be ready to turn your own hollow forms, choosing from seven striking projects that are set out in a clear, step-by-step format and progress from easier to more difficult. Paperback. 168 pages. Contents: IntroductionHow to Use this Book1. Health and Safety2. Wood3. Tools and Equipment4. Anatomy of Forms5. How to Use Hollowing Tools6. Open-Necked Vase7. Two-Part Vase8. Squat Hollow Form9. Two-Part End-Grain Vase10. End-Grain Hollow Form11. Cross-Grain Lidded Form12. Green Wood Hollow FormGallery of WorkConversion ChartSuppliersUseful websitesAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorIndex About the Author: Mark Sanger started woodturning as a way to relax and then turned it into his vocation. Now a teacher, demonstrator, and writer on the subject, he sells his work through galleries and private commissions. He lives in the south of England.Turning Hollow Forms Preview