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Yes, You Can Turn Firewood: Fresh Cut Workshop

Course Overview

Perfectly good pieces of wood that can be used to create beautiful and unusual work might be hiding in your woodpile. Experienced turner Tim Heil will explains how to start with a log and prepare it for the lathe. He’ll cover how and why to rive wood, wood selection, what not to do and why, what to do and why. Seasoning wood, sealing wood, drying wood, wet wood, spalted wood, how to prepare burls will all be touched upon, plus you’ll spend some time at the lathe getting your hands on some firewood to find the hidden gems inside.

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