Making Swirly Laminated Turning Blanks

— by W. H. Kloepping

When turned, the laminated blanks described here will display unusual,
randomly shaped, multi-colored patterns and designs.

 


Making Swirly Turning Blanks - NM Woodturners

Making Swirly Turning Blanks - NM 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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— Making Laminated Turning Blanks (7 pages)

 

 

Making Swirly Turning Blanks - NM Woodturners