March 2012 Wodturning Fundamentals

Have you signed up for the Woodturning Fundamentals newsletter from the AAW? This is an email publication that comes in the months opposite from the American Woodturner magazine. There is a lot of great information for new and intermediate turners.

The March issue was just emailed out and it contains several interesting articles. Included this month are:

  • A great follow up question for Dr. Robert Wallace on food safe finishes for wine goblets
  • A Q&A about the safety and serviceability of hand-me-down turning tools
  • An article by Joe Herrmann on how to properly store your growing wood supply
  • A tutorial on turning a two-part goblet written by Bob Rosand
  • Two video tips from professional turner Beth Ireland on how to select the right lathe for architectural items or for bowls and large items
  • An article by Kurt Hertzog about “How Fast Should I Run My Lathe?”

And also included is this safety tip from the Mid-South Woodturners Guild on how to determine the correct height for your lathe.

You can sign up for Woodturning Fundamentals here.