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Wood Turning a Bowl: Cut Principles....5

Don't start wood turning a bowl until the tool rest is tight enough. Get ready to wood turn with tips from a wood turning expert in this free video on wood crafts.

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Again, give it a quick spin and let's start on that corner. You can see that I'm just working on that corner and letting the wood more or less come to the tool. I don't want to push the tool in. I want to have it anchored and then I want to bring it in. Okay, here's a good learning experience for you. What happened is I got a catch and it kind of jammed this tool rest in there a little bit. I didn't have this quite tight enough, so I'm going to turn it off here, back it off a little. It's a good time to adjust that tool rest anyway, tighten it up, double check everything, tighten everything. Okay, it's coming into balance here. I can go ahead and turn up that speed. Turn that up. We got a little bit more to get rid of this.


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