Metal Spinning Workshop
Beading -Trimming -Truing
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Copyright Terry Tynan 2005 - ISBN 0-9767886-0-8
Beading is the process of rolling the material on the
edge of the spinning. This section explains the
technique and tools used to achieve a beaded or
rolled edge.
Trimming is crucial in the process of spinning,
jagged edges can often cause buckling while
spinning, this section covers cutting a clean edge.
Safety and the correct method of holding the trim tool
are also explained
Truing up, the method of locating the circle or blank
to run true on the lathe.Often daunting for the
beginner or hobbyist, see how professional spinners
true up there blanks in a safe and controlled manner