Canes, walking sticks, and even hiking sticks all fall into the same category of long spindles. They can be decorated in many ways from carving to spirals and can have handles or not! No matter how you envision your long stick, turning a spindle of this length takes a good steady hand and preferably a steady rest.
These are great projects since everyone can use them!
|Make a Walking Stick|
By: Fred Holder
In this short tutorial, Fred explains how he turned a 2-piece walking stick, the kind that you would use for hiking in the woods. It's very easy to do once you read the story.
|Woodturner's Walking Stick |
By: Wood Magazine
Just the thing for a walk in the woods, this hiker's companion includes a compass, embedded in the top. This design featured two turned pieces and optional tips.
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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.
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.
Robert Sorby Stebcentres with #2 Morse Taper
7/8" On Sale for only $55.99
1 1/4" On Sale for only $63.99
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7/8" List Price: $69.99
1 1/4" List Price: $79.99
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 Simply wind back the tail stock and the piece can be withdrawn safely.
Nova Comet II 12'' x 16-1/2'' Midi Lathe with Chuck and 5-Piece Turning Set
For only $599.99
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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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