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Label Your Tools

Meta Description: Quick Tip: Add labels to the ferrules of your woodturning tools with the name of tool, and sharpening info. For example "Ellsworth - 2".

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No Color Code

When someone saw the above photo they asked me. Do you have a “color code” for the bands on your tools.   I often get this question.

No I don’t. Long ago I started off in that direction. But, I just did not have the necessary discipline. I quickly ran out of colors (different shades of the same color are not good enough) and things get fouled up when you reuse a handle that was on a scraper for a new gouge. Etc.

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C-Line Sheet Protectors

Meta Description: Carl uses a "C-Line Sheet Protector" to protect his reference papers while turning. The Neon Orange color makes it easy to find. It is made of tough clear plastic with a nice grommet that allows me to hang it up.

I found a C-Line Sheet Protector at a local craft store that I really like.

It works good for protecting my reference papers while turning. The Neon Orange color makes it easy to find. It is made of tough clear plastic with a nice grommet that allows me to hang it up.

They are made by C-Line.com. Style #43912 Workshop Ticket Holder.

You can get them on Amazon. Around $4 each. Or 25 for $26. Search for C-Line 43912