Pen Turning 101 - Downloadable Technique
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Pen turning boils down to turning a cylinder. The body, consisting of one or more blanks, is bored and itted with a brass cylinder, mounted to a lathe, and then turned, finished, and assembled. A...
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The Editors of Woodcraft Magazine® have selected their best "technique" articles and are now making them available for download directly to your computer. Topics ranging from finishing to hand cutting dovetails will allow you to read, learn, and apply woodworking techniques that you once thought impossible. Seasoned woodworking professionals will lead you through the steps necessary to master these skills, making use of detailed color photography to provide additional insight into the process. While the skilled use of these techniques are important for a variety of woodworking applications, these articles will prove to be invaluable when undertaking projects in the Woodcraft Magazine® Classic™ Project Plans series.
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San Diego woodturner Brian Saunders has worked for several years with programs that teach veterans the art of woodturning, so when Brian won a mini lathe donated by Woodcraft at the Penturner’s Rendezvous it seemed logical to give it to a veteran.
Volunteers, including an aircraft carrier captain, turned 12,661 wood pens for military personnel during the Woodcraft Turn for Troops 2017 Turn-a-Thon.