Introduction to Spindle Turning with Mike Peace (3/17/2012)

Mike began the class by talking about typical spindles like balusters, furniture legs, and knobs. He continued by covering the typical lathe equipment and tools that might be used in spindle turning. He then covered how to prepare a piece of wood including layout work to achieve the desired result. Mike demonstrated typical spindle features like pommels, beads, and coves. During the demo, he covered safety and the variety of measurement tools that a turner might want to have on hand. He concluded with demonstrating the various cutting tools a turner might use during spindle turning.

Login to post comments

GWA Member Access

Coming GWA Events

Sat Sep 06 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Delta Cad use with Intarsia
Mon Sep 08 @ 6:30PM - 08:30PM
Steve Good Video Conference
Thu Sep 11 @ 6:30PM - 08:30PM
14/09 - Steve Mellott - End Grain Lidded Box
Sat Sep 13 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Sculpting Chairs with Steve Deafenbaugh
Sat Sep 20 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM
A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company
Sat Sep 27 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Designing a Miter saw Cart

GWA Editor Login

GWA Editors should use this login to edit or add articles.