Central Connecticut Woodturners

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Clean Tapers

A morse taper with rust or sanding dust on the walls will adversely effect the concentricity of a lathe center.  Clean tapers periodically with a conical wire brush used by plumbers to prepare copper fittings for soldering. They are inexpensive and available at most hardware stores.  The size designed for 1/2” tubing works well on a #2 Morse taper.

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The March meeting will be on Tuesday March 27th at 6:30 PM at Parkerville Wood Products at 580 Parker Street, Manchester, CT.

Eric Holmquist will be demonstrating "Dyes & Coloring".

Jim Kephart's Open Shop Sunday March 25th 1-4PM.  Bring your tools, wood & come have fun.  If interested please contact Jim at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.