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What is chatter and how can you use it to your advantage?
By John Wolf


At my last turning club meeting a person who is new to turning asked why his spindle turning sometimes turned out rough. He said “the tool seems to vibrate and leave an uneven surface. It even made a funny noise when cutting.”


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The project above was published in the January 2016 edition of the magazine. You may purchase the entire magazine edition by clicking on the "Purchase this edition" tab below. Here is a partial list of this edition's contents:

Let's get Dizzy
by Al Miotke

Turning a Segmented Peppermill
by Jason Swanson

The Pen Turner's Corner: Turning a Screwdriver Handle
by Don Ward

Immerse Yourself in Woodturning
by Beth Ireland

Making an Inexpensive Lathe Light with a Magnetic Base
by Andy Kuby

Product Review:
Making Rings DVD

by: Dave Mueller