|How to make a simple segmented pencil holder on the lathe |
By: Dimitris Klonos
In this brief tutorial, Dimitris explains how he cuts segments and glues them into the body of this pencil holder. Then he goes on to explain how he makes the bottom. This is a fun and easy project for beginner segmented woodturners to make.
|Making a Pencil Holder |
By: Bob Heltman
In this article, Bob tells us how he turns pencil holders. He gives some tips on the best shapes and shows some of his earlier ones.
|Segmented Pencil Holder |
By: Al Miotke
In this tutorial, I am going to describe the steps I used to make a pencil holder that was made as a Christmas gift for my daughter who is a teacher. Along the way I will list some of the different approaches you can consider and give some personal opinions. In the end it’s up to the reader to decide what the best technique is for you. As usual, there are wrong ways but there are also many right ways to accomplish a design goal.
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