Skill Builder If You Re A Novice Turner Then Like Many Other Novice Turners It S Likely You Own A Skew That Rarely Gets Used
Skill builder if you re a novice turner then like many other novice turners it s likely you own a skew that rarely gets used is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by oscar with ID 12227520975 was uploaded on 03-03-2019 and has been viewed 336,501 times.
Using the Skew Illustrations by Mike Del Rizzo Every now and then you might take it out of its hiding place, and try to find the secret to this strange tool.Often, these attempts at skew enlightenment last just a moment or two before frustration sets in and the skew gets hidden away once again.
In order to become proficient with the skew, it's important to get a feel for the tool and the techniques for using it properly.The project I've selected is a "practice stick".This piece is turned exclusively with the skew.
Practicing it again and again will give you the confidence you need to use the skew without fear.Start with a blank approximately 1 1⁄4" square by 8" long.Mount the blank between centers or in a chuck with the tail center in place.
You'll notice that I didn't include dimensions on the drawings that accompany this article.If you wish to calculate and mark out the intended design, then do so.However, I find it advantageous to practice this piece by eye.
Doing so helps improve your eye for dimension.Remember, this is a practice piece.The Planing or Shearing CutThe first step is to turn the blank...