Woodturners Center Finder

This little tool is designed to find the center of a round blank. Simply set the tool on the end of the blank and draw a line, turn the tool slightly and draw another line and so on three or four times. The intersection of the lines pinpoints the center. If you enjoy woodturning, then this is a handv tool.

left: In use. the step between the blade and the stock ensures accurate marking.

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left: The miter trimmer is the perfect tool for cutting crisp, smooth-faced miters.

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left: The miter trimmer is the perfect tool for cutting crisp, smooth-faced miters.

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Renovating Old Tools

The success of a technique depends to a great extent on the tools, so it is vital that you have good selection of quality tools. To this end, many woodworkers opt for working with old traditional hand tools, meaning tools that were made in the first half of this century. They claim that not only are such tools made to a higher standard when compared to modern hand tools, but better yet, they reckon that the shapes and designs of old tools arc more user-friendly, with wooden handles and lots of good-to-hold curves. Be that as it may, it is a fact that good quality second-hand tools can easily be obtained at a fraction of the cost of new ones.

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