2016: American Woodturner, Vol. 31, No 4
Inside This Issue August 2016 vol 31, no 4
Graceful and Versatile Stands
A project that highlights precision and detail in faceplate and spindle turning, by Chris Grace.
Build Your Skills and Train Your Eye by Turning a Sphere
Kip Christensen shows how turning a sphere can teach you a thing or two.
Make Your Own Soft Jaws
Works like a four-jaw chuck, but without tool marks, by Bill Ooms.
Segments with SketchUp
A simple and powerful tool to visualize your work in three dimensions, by David Heim.
Twisted Boxes on a Shopmade Jig
A new twist for the surface detail on turned and lidded boxes, by David Springett.
Turning Multiaxis Pad-Foot Legs
Russ Coker demonstrates the techniques for turning legs in this classic style.
Tidewater Turners of Virginia Portrait of an Active Chapter
Demos, tutorials, teaching, and Myron Curtis energize the club, by David Heim.
Balloon Assist for Filling Voids
Turning imperfections into assets with some ingenuity and hot air, by Peter M. Smith.
Scaling K2: Keith Gotschall
Versatility, pride in the process, and excellent shop skills let him create whatever his clients or personal muse might summon, by David M. Fry.