Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Customer Project

Thanks to John Elmy for his customer project submission!

The pen is turned in Myrtlewood. Also used in the process was Klingspor sandpaper and EEE Ultra Shine Paste Wax with Shellawax.

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Submit your customer project today by visiting us online @ http://www.woodworkingshop.com/projects/

Monday, July 27, 2015

Router Bit of the Week

The Klingspor Cove & Bead 1/2 Shank W3212 is 15% off from July 27th - August 2, 2015! Visit us online to SAVE!

Monday, July 13, 2015

This Month's Featured Item

This month's featured item is the book, How to Carve a Woodspirit Hiking Stick!
  • How to Carve a Woodspirit Hiking Stick AV00202(Featured Item)
  • Cutting Knife KN12
  • Flexcut Knife Strop PW14
  • Guard-Tex Friction Tape GB41308
  • 1.5 Bifocal Safety Glasses AE10015

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Woodturning Summer Series with Meryl Valnes

Klingspor's Woodworking Shop in Raleigh will present a special series of classes taught by an accomplished wood turner and instructor, Meryl Valnes. The classes are designed to take you through all of the basics of woodturning followed by more advanced, specialized techniques. Each of the three sessions are different but linked together through common threads. You may sign up any one or two of the sessions or get the full benefit and save some money by signing up for all three sessions.

Each student is required to bring safety glasses or a face shield. If you have tools you can bring them, but they are not required. Suggested tools include a spindle roughing gouge, 3/8 spindle gouge, 3/8 bowl gouge, parting tool, scraper, and skew (min of 1/2"). All materials are included.

  • Sign up for one session only:     $105
  • Sign up for two sessions:           $200
  • Sign up for all three sessions:    $275
  • SESSION ONE: Intro to Woodturning and Pen Turning
    • JUNE 20 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SESSION TWO: Intro to Bowl Turning
    • JULY 18 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SESSION THREE: Intro to Special Techniques
    • AUGUST 8 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn more about this special series by visiting the Raleigh store calendar @ http://www.woodworkingshop.com/raleigh/

Monday, June 1, 2015

Turning Tuesdays Begins June 2nd!

The Asheville store will begin offering a Pen Turning Demo series every Tuesday starting June 2nd! Every Tuesday from 9 to 11 am, staff member Jim Miller will demonstrate how to turn a pen kit from start to finish. Read more about Jim Miller by visiting the Asheville store online.

Monday, May 11, 2015

20# Lathe Bargain Box of End Rolls Video

This is a nice informational video about our 20# Lathe Bargain Box of End Rolls. You can find this Bargain Box @ http://www.woodworkingshop.com/product/bb00001/

Friday, March 27, 2015

Tea Pots - Customer Project

The two customer projects below were submitted by Nancy Brown. Thanks for sharing your talent with us Nancy!

Bradford Pear Tea Pot and matching cups painted
Cherry Tea Pot painted

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

A Spoon Tutorial

Helpful Hint - Router Bits

Did you know that you can make a pattern bit using any of the Klingspor's 1/2" shank straight bits and a Bearing Lock Collar (Item number WLC12) and a 3/4" OD-1/2" ID Bearing (Item number WB19). 

Visit us online to view our line of straight bits.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Customer Project

A customer project submission from Richard McGee of Claremont, NC - Native American Flutes.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Customer Project - Duck Call

Customer project submission by Wayne Powell in NC. Duck Call - the barrel is 4" long and the letters are .5" tall.

Would you like to submit your customer project? Visit us online at http://www.woodworkingshop.com/projects/