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Beginner’s Project Series: Gardener’s Dibber

The very first piece of woodturning I ever did was a gardener’s dibber, and for this first practical part in my beginner’s series, I go back to that very root and turn another one, and show you how I do it.

Turning my first piece...(without protection - naughty)
Turning my first piece…(without protection – naughty)

On the left is a picture of me ‘doing it’. It was not a lesson, more of a ‘have a go’, but it was enough to get me hooked on turning in just 20 minutes!

In this early part of the series, I use nothing but the standard set of tools used by countless beginners around the world. Below the video are a collection of links to items used in this project, as well as other kit and equipment I use.

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Wood Blanks: Amazon | 
Spirit Stain:
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Pen Kits:
Reactive Paints:Amazon |

Lathes: Amazon |
Scroll Chucks: Amazon |
Box Set of Tools: Amazon |
Bench Grinder: Amazon |
Fingernail Jig: Amazon |
Centre Finder: Amazon |
Live Centre: Amazon |

Airbrush/Compressor KitAmazon
Watercolour Pencils: Amazon
Liberon Gilt Creams: Amazon
Blow Torch: Amazon
Dremel Burrs: Amazon
Fountain Pen Kits: 
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Jacobs Chucks: Amazon
Thin Parting Tool: Amazon
Captive Ring Tool: Amazon
Spiralling/Texture Tool: Amazon
Face Shield: Amazon
Respirator: Amazon

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