wood turning


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wood′ turn`ing


n.
the forming of wood articles upon a lathe.
[1875–80]
wood′turn`er, n.
wood′-turn`ing, adj.
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At 11 a.m., JTC Turning will offer wood turning demos.
"We brought down the furniture from the wood turning mill such as wood turning tables as a butcher's slab.
Visitors tried their hand at many free traditional crafts, including candle making, wood turning and willow making.
WHERE can you meet a Gruffalo, try your hand at the ancient art of wood turning and tuck in to delicious food from Britain's native species?
Each month a different medium will be highlighted including ceramics, garden sculpture, willow weaving and wood turning.
Wood turning is a method in which the wood is rotated by a machine called a lathe while it is being shaped by a stationary tool.
The goods on offer this weekend include local cheese, wines, cakes, fudge and beers or crafts/gifts that include jewellery, leather goods, art, photos, wood turning, cards, wooden toys and handbags Organised by a local firm, the idea for Celtic Fayre began in 1997 with the objective of providing events that offered a mix of food and craft stalls sited in retail parks, town centres and at popular tourist destinations.
Olsen, Jr., the "G" of GTO Woodturning, learned the craft of wood turning largely through experimentation and reading after attending few workshops and club meetings.
Activities between 11am and 4pm include wood turning, facepainting, orienteering, a reptile petting safari and cafe.
Most people, especially men, have a yearning sometimes in their life to try wood turning or carving.
The bundle contains a treasury of unique objects: a tin bead and 34 tin studs, which are the earliest evidence of metal-working in the south-west; textiles, including a unique nettle fibre belt with a leather fringe; jewellery, including amber from the Baltic and shale from Whitby; and wooden ear studs, which is the earliest examples of wood turning ever found in Britain.
Wood Turning Finishing Touches Topics covered include sanding and turning projects, choosing and applying a finish and practical ideas for spindle turning and faceplate projects, 7 p.m.