Cumbria Woodturners Association

Past Events

  • From the start Simon Whitehead was constantly telling his stories and anecdotes. With a Burr Elm blank mounted on a screw chuck
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  • Shaping the base and forming chucking point
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  • Finish with scraper and sand then car Lacquer and Chestnut Microcrystalline wax
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  • After waxing
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  • Reversed and mounted on chucking point to start hollowing
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  • After explaining that Simon grinds his scraper to a square edge and can use both edges with handle raised
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  • Polishing the same as the base
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  • The finished Burr Elm bowl
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  • Simon showing a lidded box in Zebrano
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  • Marking out for parting off point and lid finial
  • Turning finial
  • Forming two beads by rolling parting tool

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