Cumbria Woodturners Association

Past Events

  • With a 7\"x3\"x3\" piece of spalted beech mounted centre of opposite offset edges began to make an offset candle holder
  • Almost done on this axis
  • Re chuck on to true centres and turning candle bowl
  • Applying sanding sealer
  • Applying wax with polishing mops
  • The finished offset candle holder
  • Roger then mounted a yew branch to make another offset candle holder to show a different shape
  • Turning a spigot at one end of the Yew branch and then mounting it onto the Escoulin chuck on true centres
  • Polishing this section to a finish before adjusting the chuck to a new position
  • Now that the second section is turned, sanding sealer and final finishing is done before adjusting to another new position
  • This photo shows how the chuck is adjusted by loosening the allan keys to allow the ball inside the chuck body to move in any direction
  • Finishing off by hand sanding so as to keep all profiles sharp
  • The second one \'done and dusted\'
  • To finish off Roger mounted a piece of his favourite wood(SKIPWOOD)onto the same chuck
  • To show how to make a small scoop

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