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theturningshop.blogspot.com plus.google.com www.facebook.comWood turning tips and projects with Carl Jacobson. Wood turning basics on a Lathe with basic wood turning tools. Taking you from start to finish with a ruff piece of wood to your sanded and finished project with paste wax and mineral oil for a superb finish. Turning a maple box on the lathe.

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25 Responses to “Wood Turning Projects Turning A Maple Box”

  1. haydenHD says:

    It’s 5 1/2″

  2. Bobbysmitreshop says:

    What is the swing over the bed on your lathe?

  3. haydenHD says:

    Thank you,

  4. Bobbysmitreshop says:

    I think that not or whatever it is gives the box nice character. Love u’r work!!

  5. haydenHD says:

    Shhh… Don’t tell my wife she thinks I need all of them.

  6. damoxr100 says:

    you no u have to many tools when there right under ur nose and u hav to go aaaannnndddd there it is lol :)

  7. haydenHD says:

    yes, 10 parts being the paste wax and 1 part oil.

  8. haydenHD says:

    No I just use it as the finish.

  9. haydenHD says:

    I have but it’s been a long time. It does put a nice gloss on the wood.

  10. H4rdr1v3 says:

    do you ever use Steel wool to high gloss the wood?

  11. Mueiwark says:

    Lovely shine on the wood!

  12. haydenHD says:

    Yes, I sand the inside as well as the outside with my fingers. Be careful with small openings.

    Thanks,

    Carl

  13. haydenHD says:

    I was able to get them for work, but we no longer use the machine.

    Thanks,

    Carl

  14. Buzzsawman says:

    I lied I have another question…do you ever finish the inside of hollow vessles like this? If so…how would go about that

  15. Buzzsawman says:

    I have just been reviewing some of your videos and this one sort of grabbed my attention…I do have a question….where does one get some of those metal disks you used in the lid of this project.

  16. haydenHD says:

    Great idea maybe a slideshow.

    Thank,
    Carl

  17. nokobill says:

    Carl,
    Really enjoy the videos. So when do we see a group pic of your accomplishments, they are great! Do you still have them all, if not where are their new homes.

    Keep them coming. Look forward to the new videos as they come.

  18. haydenHD says:

    Hi Arthur,
    Very cool love to see it.

    Carl

  19. gaelicwinds says:

    well carl thanks to you i have turned my first piece of wood other than a sword handle whitch is only 1 long taper i turned a gobblet it turned out ok could be better
    but will improve with lots of practice

  20. haydenHD says:

    Thanks Judy,

  21. judychalmers says:

    Hi Carl
    I have been enjoying your videos for several months now. Congrats on the 100th.  Keep them coming and thanks for sharing with us.

  22. Buzzsawman says:

    Yeah Carl. I use the black wet/dry sandpaper. I have seen it as high as 8000 grit I am assuming that is for sanding between coats on auto body paint.

  23. haydenHD says:

    I start at about 180 and go to 220 320 400 and finish with 600.
    Do you you wet-dry sand paper? The cloth back only goes to 600 grit.

    Carl

  24. Buzzsawman says:

    how many grits of sandpaper to you use on your projects…I have gone as high as 2000 grit and then used a friction polish….makes for a real shiny piece of wood.

  25. haydenHD says:

    Glad to hear it enjoy!

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