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Fingertip Protection

I discovered the hard way that sanding on a lathe can be hard on the fingers. Now, to protect my Fingers, I cut the fingertips off a latex-dipped work glove and wear one or two of the fingertips while sanding. Not only does this protect my fingertips, it also makes it much easier to hold onto the sandpaper.

] found a pair of these gloves at a hardware store for about $4, or you can order them (see Source, below). Caution: Don't wear the whole glove while working on your lathe. You could be seriously injured if the glove got caught on your turning project or lathe.

S.j. Chant

Source

ABC Safety Mart, (800) 646-5346 www.abcsafetymart.com Dipped rubber gioves, #ml-K57PM; $11 per dozen pair.

V^ LATEX-DIPPED WORK GLOVE

1/4" PLASTIC

Workshop Tips ^ TUBING

Router Bit Spacers for Peace of Mind

1/2" PLASTIC TUBING

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