October 2017

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Woodturning Tip of the Day

Applying AnchorSeal

Apply your Anchorseal only to the end grain of your logs. You want the Anchorseal to slow down the rate of evaporation of the open straws in the end grain, thereby matching the side grain evaporation rate making for an equalized drying scenario. Using Anchorseal on the side grain is just a waste of money.


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Featured Turning Video

Oak Vase With Twisted Walnut Strips / Woodturning Project Ideas
by Carl Jacobson

Carl turns two oak pieces on the lathe, and makes a small grove in each one for strips of walnut. He then soaks the walnut strips over night in water to make them flexible enough to twist. He connects the two oak endcaps with the twisted walnut strips. It makes for an interesting vase.

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Featured Turning Project

Turning a round potpourri container
by Bob Hamilton

In this wonderful photo tutorial, Bob shows how he makes a laminated potpourri container. It is designed to use a metal lid and many of the wood turning catalogs now sell various types.

In this project, Bob uses close-up photography to ensure that you understand each step along the way. So, this project is suitable for beginners too!

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Featured Turning Article

Methods of Wood Drying
by Daniel Yourdon

In this article, Daniel describes three methods to dry woods: boiling, freezing and microwaving. He shares everything he has learned on these methods.

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Next month, John Wolf shows More Woodturning Magazine readers how to add decoration on the lathe with a router.

This is just one of six never-before-published articles/tutorials in the October issue.

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