Turning Archive 2006

Subject:
The hardest cut in wood turning:

Keith Tompkins
>What do you think is the hardest cut in woodturning? The one cut that makes you cringe just thinking about it. The one you hold your breath while making. The one that usually preceeds a huge BANG!...then much cursing...

The last cut on a thin walled bowl? A perfect bead with a skew? End grain hollowing? End grain on a spindle...cleanly? A 1/8" stem on a goblet with a skew? Working inside a square turning?

Nah...something harder....turning a sphere with only a skew...that's it!

What do you think?

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