A broad discussion of the process of turning bowls and plates. Mike gives an overview of finding the wood, cutting blanks, rough turning, drying, chucking methods, returning, grinding, sanding, and finishing. In addition, he demonstrates use of the McNaughton nesting tool, explains his homemade vacuum chuck, and discusses proportions for base sizes of utilitarian items. An overview for the beginner, with tips and tricks for the intermediate to advanced woodturner.
This how-to woodworking video runs 1 hour 12 minutes.
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