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Turning for Furniture Makers

Why almost every woodworker should own a lathe – and how to get started. By Kevin Glen Drake Pages: 42-44 From the November 2009 issue #179 Buy this issue now Woodworkers and woodturners tend to travel in their own circles, but a lathe is a very useful tool, even for the occasional turner, as...

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Turned Tool Handles

Custom-fit your tools to your hand. By Kevin Drake Pages: 40-43 From the February 2010 issue #181 Buy this issue now One of the best uses for a lathe is making tool handles. Most production tool handles leave something to be desired. The good news is that the handle is the part of tool...