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October 2007: Inside This Issue

  • Website Update
  • Blog Reminder
  • October Website Special
  • Hot Tip of the Month
  • Turning Tip of the Month
  • Subscription Information


A hearty welcome to all of our new U.S. and International subscribers and thank you for joining us! This is the eleventh edition of Lathe Talk, a free monthly newsletter (e-zine) for subscribers of Steve Russell’s "Woodturning Videos Plus" woodturning website. This newsletter will be delivered on or about the first of each month to the email address you indicated on your sign-up form. Back issues of this newsletter are available here to subscribers.

Lathe Talk will offer tips and tricks to make your woodturning easier and more productive. I’ll also show you ways to save money in your studio, so you can stretch your hard earned money. In addition, we will periodically offer subscribers only specials on our videos and e-books. If you like this e-zine, please do a friend and me a favor by forwarding it to them. If a friend DID forward this to you and you like what you read, please subscribe by visiting our subscription page.


Woodturning Videos Plus October Update

We've Just Added A New Video Tips Library: This is our third free educational resource library for woodturners. Our video tips library will feature short video clips on selected woodturning topics, as well as skill set demonstrations and miscellaneous tips and tricks.

Our first video tips include a 75 second video on using dedicated shear scraper to shear scrape the exterior of a bowl and an 85 second video on using a traditional round nose scraper to shear scrape the interior of a bowl prior to sanding. We will be adding numerous video tips in the near future, so check back often for the latest additions.

Woodturning Videos Plus Blog: For our new subscribers, we have a free Blog/RSS feed on our website. You can keep up with any changes made to the website including new product releases, new additions or updates to the education library, e-zine mail out dates, special news and much more. It's easy to subscribe to our blog. For additional information on what a Blog is and how it operates, check out What is RSS?


October Website Special – For Lathe Talk Subscribers Only

Additional $5.00 discount off my Volume 1 & 2, DVD Video and e-Book Super Combo pack. For the month of October 2007, you can save an additional $5.00 off the current sale price of $50.00 on any Volume 1 & 2 DVD Video and e-Book Super Combo pack.

With your special discount, our Super Combo Pack will only cost $45.00, plus postage (and taxes only if you live in Texas). Regular price for this combo pack is $70.00.

This Super Combo Pack is one of our most popular packages. It includes the complete Volume I and Volume II e-Books plus the Volume II pen turning DVD video. With this package, you get one 70 minute DVD video and two electronic books. You can view the books on your computer monitor or print individual pages, chapters or both books with your computer printer.

To access this special offer, enter the coupon code 3455 on the shopping cart page in the coupon box area. Click the "recalculate" button and your discount will show on the screen. Offer ends October 31st, 2007 at 12:01 midnight, CST. Additional subscriber only discounts and specials will be offered in future editions of Lathe Talk. Full details on the contents of my Volume 1 & 2 e-Books and the pen turning DVD Video here.


Hot Tip of the Month - Cabochon Stone Buying Tips

Learn how to buy cabochon stone inlays for your woodturning projects. Includes buying tips and recommended sources to get you started. To view the full article, click the link below.

Cabochon Stone Buying Tips


Turning Tip Of The Month – Mastering Shear Scrapers

Learn the advantages of using shear scrapers to perfect the surface of your woodturnings. Includes tips for Irish bowl gouges, traditional scrapers and dedicated shear scrapers. To view the full article, click the link below.

Mastering Shear Scrapers

Closing Thoughts

We're Breaking Subscriber Records Every Month: Thanks to all of our new and existing subscribers for our blistering, record setting pace! We're proud of the fact that Lathe Talk is now being distributed to professional and hobby woodturners all over the world. If you have any suggestions or topics for Lathe Talk, or any other comments, please let me know.

Link Request: If you belong to a woodturning club or association, please consider asking your Webmaster to add a link to our website's free educational library. There are currently 21 articles in the library, covering beginner to advanced topics. Please help us to share this valuable learning resource with other turners in your woodturning clubs, associations, or on your own website links page. Here is the direct link to our educational library: http://www.woodturningvideosplus.com/woodturning-education-articles.html

Help Us Spread The Word: Please let your woodturning friends know about my Lathe Talk newsletter and encourage them to subscribe. Working together, we can make Lathe Talk a valuable educational resource for woodturners around the world. Take care and let me know if I can help you with any of your woodturning questions or challenges.

Steve

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