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How To Finish Various Wood Projects

Posted by Jason Jones on

Like any good wood turner (at least I hope that's what I am!), I'm constantly browsing the internet seeing what others are doing for finishings (for their pens/pencils, bowls, stoppers, what have you). I've tried a lot of different styles since I first started turning and below is what I like to do for different things. It's just what works for me. Other turners I know do things completely differently (some don't use CA finish, for example, and some use a ton more than I do). Find what works for YOU and do your best to perfect/change it the best you can.

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Spotlight on woods: Purpleheart

Posted by Jason Jones on

We are going to start featuring a fact sheet on each of the woods we use in the shop to craft our items.  This month, in honor of Valentine’s day we are going to focus on purpleheart wood.

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