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The New Jersey Woodturners association meets in Roseland, NJ.   
We welcome you to attend one of our monthly meetings.   

Meeting Information  New Membership

March 25th  at 7:00PM
Eric Krum from the 1st State Woodturners

Learn how to make a turned lidded box without using a jam chuck.  The demonstration includes a slide show on design considerations for a wood box based on the intended use and type of wood.  Will cover making a lidded box with different orientations to the wood grain and with different was a lid can be made to fit on the body of the box.  Will demonstrate the turning of a box and lid using a bowl gouge, skew and scraper.  With emphasis on the proper use of a scraper to hollow a box and a skew to finish the internal sides.   Will show how to turn the box and lid without having to waste wood by making a jam chuck to hold the item being turned. A method that can be applied to other types of projects.

Project of the Month -- TOOL HANDLES

Project of the Month
March - Tool Handles




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