Turning Archive 2005

Subject:
Thinking of candy at the lathe

Ken from SW WI
>Must be the kid in me! I've always had a sweet tooth, good thing I still have most of them at 51.
This is 3 1/4" diam. and about 6" tall, sanded to 1500 grit and a wipe-on poly finish.
Supposed to be a suction fit, but after a week it became quite sloppy :-( No warpage whatsoever, just shrinkage of the body.
Has anyone ever tried adding about 1/100th of an inch of wood to a lidded box joint?

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