Central Connecticut Woodturners

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Marking A Blank

When marking out a blank for turning we often wish to include or exclude certain features. Cut a clear acrylic disk the diameter of the swing of your lathe.  Drill a 1/8” hole in the center.  Place a leg of your dividers in the hole and scribe a series of circles 1” apart.  Drill a 1/8” hole at each point where the concentric and the radius lines cross.  In use, position  the disk to maximize the blank, place an awl in the center hole and a pencil in the appropriate radius hole.  Then rotate the disk with the pencil point to mark the blank.

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Events

The June meeting will take place on Tuesday June 27th at 6:30PM at Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking at the Manchester Woodcraft

Chris Dudley will be demonstrating 'Goblets'.

Jim Kephart's Open Shop Sunday June 25th 1-4PM. Bring tools, wood & turn with fellow wood turners.  Remember to please contact Jim if you are interested in attending This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." style="font-size: 13px;">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.