Laminating A Zia

— by W. H. Kloepping

This describes how a Zia (the New Mexico state symbol) can be laminated into a turning blank.

Laminate a Zia - New Mexico Woodturners

 

Although the process is most easily implemented in pen blanks, it works the same, and just as well, with larger blanks and billets. The limiting factor is how thick a piece of wood can be cut with a band saw or scroll saw. The blanks can also be cut up to create segmented bowls or make/decorate jewelry.

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— Laminating A Zia (9 pages)

— Zia Cutting Jig Sketch

Laminate a Zia - New Mexico Woodturners

Laminate a Zia - New Mexico Woodturners