Making MDF type vacuum chucks-Johnny Tolly
These are the steps I go through to make the MDF type chucks. Cut 3 each 3 1/4" squares as bottom left. Next glue 2 together and clamp. Let dry. Then mark with a center finder a circle on the 2 glued pieces and the 3 rd disk. Also mark a 1/4" disk 3" and cut round on...
Check us out on YouTube
It certainly has been a long time coming, and quite an investment in video equipment, but our YouTube channel is up and available for your viewing pleasure. We currently have 3 videos posted in the Steve Worcester channel Check them out here Right now there is one on...
Abrasives Grit Chart 2021
I figured it was time to update this list as Micro Mesh regular, which is commonly used for resins, is not color coded if you get the pads, and Zona, a 3M product, is getting amazingly popular. You can download it here as a PDF
New Products 4/5/21
OK, I have been absolutely horrible about updates, right?How am I gonna' sell something if no one knows about it?But we have added quite a bit of new stuff.Abranet disk in 5" and 6" for your RO/disk sanders and it works real well for the outside of hollow forms, David...
Introducing Eagle Abrasives
Use for super fine finish on wood, acrylics, film finsihes. Anywhere you want super shine. 220 to 4000 grit
It’s nice to be recognized
Everyday we get up and strive to get our customers the best experience possible. Best products, best service and such. So when YouTube Turner, and new customer Rick Blundell put a shout out in his latest video, I am so glad to give it some press. Take a look at the...
Robust Scout Lathe and Universal Stand
Awesome gouges and stout live centers at affordable prices
CUTTING BOWL BLANKS WITH A CHAIN SAW
Here is a good Woodworkers Journal web article on cutting logs for bowl turning. While it is a reliable tool makes the job easier and does a good job on the safety and execution aspect of it, I think it falls short in placement, where to cut, which is one thing that...
Anniversary Profiles Myron Curtis, Member #2082
Interview available here
Ashley Harwood Profile
Here is a fun look into Ashley Harwood Check out the video here
Anniversary Profiles Ray Key, Member #368
I had the please of doing demos in the same room as Ray one year, I think it was AAW, Providence, RI. Excellent turner and a real nice guy too. Check out his AAW interview here
Glenn Lucas on Irish TV
You can check it out here
Negative space and pierced ceramics
If you are into negative space, this guy rocks Check Sterns Ceramics out here
How to Replace the Velcro on a Skilton Sanding Pad
Again, out of the ashes - A simple way to change the velcro on your Skilton sanding pads You can open the page HERE
John Lucas Lighting Tricks with a Photo Box
Another one I dug up off of the old website You can download it here