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wood turning

noun
1.
the forming of wood articles upon a lathe.
Origin of wood turning
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80
Related forms
wood-turning, adjective
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  • I mean to run a lathe with it here at the shop and do wood turning.

    When Life Was Young C. A. Stephens
  • The boys built a turning lathe, on which the wood turning of the school is done.

    The New Education Scott Nearing
  • A wood turning kit should consist of one each of the following tools.

    A Course In Wood Turning Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers
  • The gouge used in wood turning is beveled on the outside and is ground so that the nose is approximately semi-circular in shape.

    A Course In Wood Turning Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers
  • wood turning has had a definite place in the commercial world for a great many years.

    A Course In Wood Turning Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers
  • wood turning gives a pupil preliminary experience necessary in pattern making and machine shop work.

    A Course In Wood Turning Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers
  • In wood turning a vast field for design and modeling is opened, and art and architecture can be correlated.

    A Course In Wood Turning Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers
  • wood turning properly taught awakens the aesthetic sense and creates a desire for the beautiful.

    A Course In Wood Turning Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers
  • Spiral turning is a subject that has received very little attention by most schools in which wood turning is taught.

    A Course In Wood Turning Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers
  • (e) Group the wood turning curves under a definite system included under Rules 2a and 2b.

    Industrial Arts Design William H. Varnum

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