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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The art or process of shaping wood into forms on a lathe.

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  • n. The craft of turning wood on a lathe to make useful or decorative objects.

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  • View full sizePHOTOS BY ELIOT KAMENITZ/THE TIMES PICAYUNE Over the years, Bobby Franks has learned numerous specialty skills, such as woodturning, gilding, leatherworking and French polishing.

    New Orleans Saints Central

  • He got into the furniture crafting and restoration business, and has acquired a variety of specialty skills, such as woodturning, gilding, leatherworking and French polishing, because he likes to do things on his own terms, without having to rely on a boss or a subcontractor to get the job done.

    New Orleans Saints Central

  • "EXPLORING FORM AND FUNCTION" EXHIBIT, etchings by Roger Frey and woodturning by Bob Horowitz. 11 a. m.-5 p.m. daily, through Sept. 6, Artists 'Undertaking, 309 Mill St.,

    Prince William County community calendar, Aug. 5-12, 2010

  • Lathe demonstration, members of the Capital Area, Chesapeake and Montgomery County woodturning groups demonstrate their craft.

    D.C. community calendar, Dec. 16 to 23, 2010

  • Just on my 3rd life…law and woodturning having been the first two!

    Ten Things I Think I Know (Part 1) « Ken Wilson's Blog

  • The company was founded by Alexander Newton, who in 1855, at the age of 33, invented a kind of automated woodturning lathe that could mass-produce small wooden items like checkers, spinning tops, buttons, and other parts for toys.

    Things I Found in my Mother-in-Law's House: Kid Stuff

  • LATHE DEMONSTRATION, members of the Capital Area, Chesapeake and Montgomery County woodturning groups demonstrate their art-making process.

    D.C. community calendar, Sept. 23 to 30, 2010

  • The woodturning tool set comes with the following items:

    Whole Set | Surveillance

  • Somewhere in the beautiful enclosed garden, you will find Richard King basket making and Richard Bates working his pole-lathe demonstrating green woodturning.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: More than 800 classes are offered year - round from blacksmithing and woodturning to basketry and pottery, the classes are all hands-on.

    CNN Transcript Oct 14, 2006

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