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Articles that did not fit neatly into any of the other categories.

 

Wood Durability Guide: Timber Durability Chart & Database
By: Inwood Ltd
Wood Durability is an interesting concept to wood turners. Some of our turnings may be sensitive to durability issues or even used outdoors.

Inwood Ltd has created a timber database and has listed a wide range of woods (mostly European) with durability grades/ratings by wood type with images to match! You can check it out and learn about the woods that you may be using!

 

Wood Dust health information
By: US Department of Labor - OSHA
This is the offical OSHA web page that talks about the dangers and standards around wood dust.

 

Woodworking Piracy - and what you can do about it
By: Steve Ramsey
There are lots of people selling woodworking plans online but they are just copies (and often poor ones) of other people's work. Ted Woodworking Plans is one of these scams and this article talks about why not to use them or others like them.

 

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Cut-Resistant Gloves with Touchscreen Technology

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High-tech fiber weave resists cuts and abrasion—compatible with touch screens so you can leave them on when using your devices.

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Mini Ergonomic Carbide Turning Tools

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This three piece set has comfortable rubber handles which provide excellent control and reduce fatigue—replaceable carbide tips require no sharpening.

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Robert Sorby Stebcentres with #2 Morse Taper

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The Sorby Steb Center incorporates a spring loaded point in stainless steel and a set of razor sharp teeth that bite into the workpiece. The Stebcentre may also be removed without the need to stop and re-start the lathe. Simply wind back the tail stock and the piece can be withdrawn safely.

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Nova Comet II 12'' x 16-1/2'' Midi Lathe with Chuck and 5-Piece Turning Set

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Value-added combo package pairs a compact, versatile lathe with a chuck and 5-piece set of mini turning tools! Total package value $754.97!

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