Scrapers, it is all about the Bur

At the 6 June 2018 meeting Eric L. Krum presented information on Scrapers and how to sharpen them using a grinder or by honing or burnishing. A copy of the PDF file is available for download “Scrapers it […]

Peg Puzzle by Eric Krum

The diagram for the Peg Puzzle presented by Eric Krum during Show & Tell is available here in Word and PDF formats. The diagram in the Word document can be resized. Word Version of Peg Puzzle and in […]

Tung Oil – Source and History

by Eric Krum Tung oil or China wood oil is obtained by pressing the seed from the nut of the tung tree (Vernicia fordii). Tung oil hardens upon exposure to air, and the resulting coating is transparent and […]

Putting our EOG Grant to Good Use

Earlier this year, First State Woodturners received an EOG Grant from our parent organization, the AAW. Our plan was to buy a portable mini-lathe which we would use to re-introduce woodturning into two local Delaware high schools as […]