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Letter Opener

Letter openers are common household items but are normally make from steel or glass. Now you can make one out of wood to fit into your wood turning household or for gifts for friends and family.

Now you can open your envelopes with your own wood turned letter opener.

 

Turning a Letter OpenerTurning a Letter Opener
By: Alan Lacer
In this photo tutorial, Alan Lacer shows us how to turn a letter opener. He describes turning the handle in detail and then shows us how to sand the front to become the "knife" portion of the letter opener. This is a fun and easy project.

 

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Leatherette Single Pen Pouch
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Price normally $4.75

Display, sell, or present your handcrafted pens and pencils in these handsome cases. Leatherette pen case is a durable, soft-sided protective case. The single pouch has a tuck-in flap and measures 6" x 1-1/4".

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Nova G3 Chuck Package
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Price normally $229.99
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This is a great little geared-action chuck, with powerful performance for its size and built to the same standards as the Super Nova and Titan Chucks. Designed for mini, midi and smaller lathes with up to a 14" diameter swing, this chuck’s small size and weight minimizes the load on smaller spindles and bearings and provides powerful performance for its size. The G3 accepts all of the Teknatool’s accessory jaws, although only those designed for smaller work are recommended.

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Antique-Style Hand Crank Pepper Grinder Kit Mechanism
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Price normally $12.99

The Antique Hand Crank Pepper Grinder, a simple and straightforward turning kit! Simply use any 3" x 3" wood blank by whatever length you desire your grinder to be, mark the center and drill a 1"-diameter hole through the center of the blank to allow the pepper to pass through. Mount the blank between centers by utilizing a jamb chuck. Next turn to your desired profile, sand, finish, and attach the grinder to the top of your turned piece. Now you have a one-of-a-kind antique looking pepper grinder.

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Teknatool Nova Galaxi DVR 1644 Lathe
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The NOVA Galaxi DVR Lathe features a 1-3/4 HP, 115V motor that is direct drive, using one-piece rotors and no pulleys or belts for extremely smooth turning performance and 100% transfer of power to the spindle, which is actually the rotor assembly of the DVR motor itself.

  • 16" swing over bed
  • 44" between centers
  • 1 1/4" x 8 TPI spindle with MT #2
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  • Maximum speed: 5,000 RPM

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