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Lathe Talk #46: Long-Term Finish Storage Test Results
December 18, 2011

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Inside Issue #46

  • Website Update
  • Blog Reminder
  • Website Special
  • Finishing Tip of the Month
  • Subscription Information

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Welcome to all of our new U.S. and International subscribers and thank you for joining us! This is the Forty-Sixth edition of Lathe Talk, a free newsletter (e-zine) for subscribers of Steve Russell’s "Woodturning Videos Plus" woodturning website. This newsletter will be delivered approximately once every six weeks to the email address you indicated on your sign-up form. All back issues of this newsletter are available to subscribers here.

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 Update

One Hundred Three (103) Free
Woodturning Articles
Now Online!

New DVD Video – Wet Sharpening with the Tormek T7: We are nearly finished shooting my next DVD instructional video on sharpening woodturning tools with the Tormek wet grinder. We hope to wrap shooting by the end of this year and begin post-production in early 2012, with a launch date of April 2012. Look for a special introductory offer for Lathe Talk subscribers early next year.

103 Free Educational Articles Now Available Online: We have hit a significant milestone on… We now have more than 100 free original woodturning related articles available online in our two educational libraries. To my knowledge, this represents one of the largest free educational woodturning knowledge repositories available anywhere (written by a single individual). My goal for 2012 is to significantly expand this knowledgebase, as well as expand our woodturning glossary and our free woodturning video clips library.

New CD-Rom and Soft Cover Book: To celebrate our 100th article online, we will be offering my first 100 online educational articles on a searchable CD-Rom in the near future for a minimal charge. This will allow you to have instant access to all of these articles, without having to print them out. We are also investigating offering them in a softbound book, for a minimal charge as well for those who prefer a printed edition. Look for more news on these two projects next year.

Link To Our Free Woodturning Educational Libraries: If you belong to a woodturning club or association, please consider asking your Webmaster to add a link to our website's free educational libraries. There are currently 49 articles in the Main Library, 53 articles in the Tips Library and more than 655 terms in the Multimedia Glossary Library, covering beginner to advanced topics.

Please help us to share these valuable learning resources with other turners in your woodturning clubs, associations, or on your own woodturning website links page. The direct link to our Main Educational Library is shown below:

Our Woodturning Tips Library is located here:

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Thanks in advance for your support of our educational efforts.

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Issue #46 Special – For Lathe Talk Subscribers Only

15% Off Any Order! Take an additional 15% off any order from our website. To access this special offer, enter the coupon code 34441 on the shopping cart page in the coupon box area. Click the "recalculate" button and your discount will show on the screen. Offer ends December 31st, 2011 at 12:01 midnight, CST. Additional subscriber only discounts and specials will be offered in future editions of Lathe Talk.

Finishing Tip of the Month:
Long-Term Finish Storage Test Results

Finish storage test results from a professional woodturner's perspective. To view the full article, click the link below.

Long-Term Finish Storage Test Results

Closing Thoughts and Thanks

Our subscriber base has grown every single month! Thanks to all of our new and existing subscribers for our continued record setting subscription pace! Our subscriber base continues to see explosive growth every month.

We’re proud of the fact Lathe Talk is read by more than 15,000 woodturners all over the world and it remains completely free of any outside advertising. If you have any suggestions or topics for Lathe Talk, or any other comments, please let me know.

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.


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