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CASTINE PATRIOT: A lathe, some tools and a piece of wood (12/20/2018)

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CASTINE PATRIOT: A lathe, some tools and a piece of wood  (12/20/2018)
by Anne Berleant

Woodturning—the art of using a lathe and hand tools to create objects useful and beautiful—can create a piece for display or for the kitchen table, or 130 balusters for a house renovation, as Castine woodturner Temple Blackwood recently did.

“In Colonial times, every village had a wheelwright, blacksmith and a woodturner,” he said.

As owner of Highlands Woodturning, Blackwood is both teacher and craftsman and maker of spindles, stools and bowls. He shares his expertise and passion with students near and far.

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