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ATAPERED SKEW CUT finishes the candlestick. At the other end, turn a tenon to fit in the base, but leave at least a I -1 /4-in. section of the full dia. cylinder to support the spindle when you drill the candle cup (Photo 10).

BORE the candle cup on the drill press to a I-in. depth using a 7/8-in. Forstncr bit aligned on the lathe's center mark. If you plan to use a metal candle cup (see Sources), drill to fit.

Once you have mastered the single, or "barley" twist, you can do most any spiral work (see p 28). Varying the number and placement of layout lines and expanding on the sawing and shaping techniques described here will keep you busy "twisting the night away!' Ml

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Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

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