Live Stream: All Things Woodturning with Tod Raines

This area will show the “All Things Woodturning” live streams when they are ‘live’. Any scheduled live stream will be posted here prior to going live. Typically, they will also be simulcast to my personal Facebook page, the Woodturning Tool Store Facebook page and to my YouTube channel on Fridays at 2:30 pm Central. Further below you can find the archived videos of all the past “All Things Woodturning” live streams.

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All Things Woodturning – Weekly Live Streams …

From Friday Aug 12th, 2022 – Episode 3 – this time we look at small resin casting for bottlestoppers. I show the use of UV cure resin and talk about my successes and failures.

A six episode tag team live stream series with Cindy Drozda. Both Cindy and I do separate live stream but we are both looking at Bottlestoppers as a series of live stream. Bottlestoppers are a great little project to try different, shapes, forms, wood, materials, textures, finishes and tooling. Yeah!!

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From Friday July 29th, 2022 – Episode 2 – a look at different texturing along with a bit of color; and a quick bottlestoppers – almost.

A six episode tag team live stream series with Cindy Drozda. Both Cindy and I do separate live stream but we are both looking at Bottlestoppers as a series of live stream. Bottlestoppers are a great little project to try different, shapes, forms, wood, materials, textures, finishes and tooling. Yeah!!

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From Friday July 22th, 2022 – Episode 1 – the kit for stainless steel bottlestoppers and making a simple shape.

A six episode tag team live stream series with Cindy Drozda. Both Cindy and I do separate live stream but we are both looking at Bottlestoppers as a series of live stream. Bottlestoppers are a great little project to try different, shapes, forms, wood, materials, textures, finishes and tooling. Yeah!!

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From Friday July 8th, 2022 – This is all about the NEW Bowlsaver Max4 from Woodcut Tools. Join e to see it assembled and used for the first time.

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From Friday June 3rd, 2022 – I begin with a little chat about the AAW and the symposium on June 23-26th. I turn a small vase form. It is a model for some ideas on embellishing. I think turning small forms as scale models is a great way for testing techniques.

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From Friday May 20th, 2022 – I have changed my grinding jig over to the Woodcut Tru-Grind System. I go through and look at the Sturdy Rest platform optional accessory. I also answer several questions from the audience.

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From Friday May 13th, 2022 – I have changed my grinding jig over to the Woodcut Tru-Grind System. I go through a overview of the initial install and use. I show how most all tool mounting the Tool Holder. Next week we will look at the Sturdy Rest platform optional accessory.

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From Friday May 6th, 2022 – Turning a bowl with production in mind. A local club is planning a Bowl Turning Challenge to create bowls for the Empty Bowls Fundraiser for the local food bank. So I go through my thoughts on turning a bowl with minimal chucking and tooling requirements. Check it out …

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From Friday April 29th, 2022 – In prep for turning a sphere for my “Turn an Oval Box with a Sphere Lid” demo, I create a threaded live center cup chuck for the tailstock.

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From Friday April 8th, 2022 – From eggs to bunny. How I shape and sculpt the egg forms to make a bunny. Use of the Woodcut Pro-Mount Carving Stand.

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From Friday March 18th, 2022 – A viewer asked for help with the Pro-Forme Straight Hollower tool. I also update the progress made with my eggs I turned.

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From Friday February 25th, 2022 – T1 HSS Cutters and the Half Round Bar by Tod Raines Tools. A deep dive into this tool – how to use it and maintain it.

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From Friday February 18th, 2022 – Focus on Woodcut Tools – a closer look at the Pro-Forme Hollowing tool, the Bowlsaver, Tru-Grind and the Pro-Mount products. A little more egg work as well.

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From Friday February 11th, 2022 – Making Eggs – a closer look at the some Carter and Son woodturning tools and making some small egg shapes.

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From Friday February 4th, 2022 – Handles – a closer look at the Modular Woodturning Tool Handle System

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Four Part Project Series Live Streams …

From Friday September 24th, 2021 – Four Part Project Series – The Duplicate Arm and assembly

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From Friday September 17th, 2021 – Four Part Project Series – The Arms

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From Friday September 10th, 2021 – Four Part Project Series – The Upright

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From Friday September 3rd, 2021 – Four Part Project Series – The Base

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Shop Tip & Jigs Series Live Streams …

From Friday June 18th, 2021 – Shop Tip & Jigs Series – Lathe mounted desktop

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From Friday June 11th, 2021 – Shop Tip & Jigs Series – Magnets

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From Friday June 4th, 2021 – Shop Tip & Jigs Series – Drum Sander

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From Friday May 28th, 2021 – Shop Tip & Jigs Series – Sanding Disk

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From Friday May 21st, 2021 – Shop Tip & Jigs Series – Tapping wooden threads

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From Friday May 14th, 2021 – Shop Tip & Jigs Series – Making a Cup Center

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From Friday May 7th, 2021 – Shop Tip & Jigs Series – Turning a Morse taper

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Face Grain Series Live Streams …

From Friday March 26, 2021 – Face Grain Series – Rim Decorations (experiments)

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From Friday March 19, 2021 – Face Grain Series – Platter

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From Friday March 12, 2021 – Face Grain Series – Square Bowl

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From Friday March 5, 2021 – Face Grain Series – a Twice Turned Bowl

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From Friday February 26, 2021 – Face Grain Series – a Thin Bowl (oops too thin)

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From Friday February 19, 2021 – Face Grain Series – a Simple Bowl

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From Friday February 12, 2021 – Face Grain Series – the Bowl Gouge

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From Friday January 22, 2021 – Face Grain Series – Orientation Basics

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Small Project Series Live Streams …

From Friday December 11th – Small Project Series – Snowman

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From Friday December 4th – Small Project Series – Snowflake Bowl

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From Friday November 27th – Small Project Series – Candle Stick

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From Friday November 20th – Small Project Series – Pen Turning

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From Friday November 13th – Small Project Series – Christmas Trees

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From Friday November 6th – Small Project Series – Small Scoop

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From Friday October 30th – Small Project Series – Handle Using Offset Jig

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From Friday October 23rd – Small Project Series – Honey Dipper

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Previous Series of Live Streams …

From Friday Sep 4th, 2020

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Tail-stock Quill Maintenance
open Q&A topics from viewers

From Friday Aug 27th, 2020

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Sanding
• What grits should I go through for a utility piece versus a decorative piece?
• When should I sand by hand vs. using an inertia sander vs. power sanding?
• Should I periodically reverse the direction of the lathe when sanding?
open Q&A topics from viewers

From Friday Aug 21st, 2020

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Scrapers
classification and use
open Q&A topics from viewers

From Friday Aug 14th, 2020

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Spindle gouges
classification and use
open Q&A topics from viewers

From Friday Aug 7th, 2020

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Bowl gouges – sharpening and in use
face grain turning
open Q&A topics from viewers

From Friday July 31st, 2020

This live stream got interrupted and cancelled by an internet outage. I have removed the YT and FB posts for this live stream. The Aug. 7th live stream will be a repeat of the topics.

From Friday July 24th, 2020

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New Tools: Woodpecker Turning Tools
Bowl Gouge flute geometry
– discuss the V, U & parabolic flute shape
– discuss some strategies to sharpening wing shape

From Friday July 17th, 2020

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First tools to buy
Making cone center for drawbar
Drawbar use
Chuck jaw styles – (outside/inside) dovetail/dovetaildovetail/dovetail w/ bird’s beak dovetail w/ birds’ beak/profile (serrated moustache)

From Sunday June 14th, 2020

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Check out the Carter and Son Thread Chaser

From Monday May 25th, 2020

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From Saturday May 23rd, 2020

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From Wednesday April 22nd, 2020

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